Kōhei Uchimura is a Japanese artistic gymnast who’s so good at his craft, his nickname is “Superman.” Kōhei has seven Olympic medals to his name and is arguably one of the best male gymnasts of all time. He’s also one of the sexiest.
Kōhei is five feet and three inches of bae. He knows how to work a horizontal bar, bend his body in a variety of ways and defy gravity. His many talents may or may not say anything about his bedroom behavior, but they definitely qualified him for the 2016 Olympics—where he won gold.
Learn more about King Kōhei and his flexibility below, and stay tuned for more coverage of hot, sweaty Olympians via VH1’s Baelympics series.
Here he is engaging in some child’s play, commonly known as “stretching.”Getty Images
What is yoga even?
Here he is preparing to unleash some crazy sh—t you’ve never seen.Getty Images
Deep breaths, deep breaths.
And so it begins.Getty Images
Take us on this journey, Kōhei.
Here he is successfully assuming a bridge position mid-air.Getty Images
Can anyone actually do this on the ground?
Here, his body forms a right angle with the ground, like you wish your body could.Getty Images
Here he is defying gravity like he’s Elphaba from Wicked.Getty Images
Nothing can bring him down. Except himself.
Here he is working the pommel horse.Getty Images
Slay that horizontal bar! You look so good!
Here he is flying off the
He’ll bend over backwards for you. Literally.
And finally, here’s bae with his gold.Getty Images
Winning gold, your heart and life in general.
Kōhei Uchimura is on Instagram, although he has yet to post anything. Follow him here, and watch VH1 staffers talk about the hottest Olympic athletes in the video below.