In the Olympic village, Tinder is 'next level'

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Tinder: Making Matches Among The Best Athletes On Earth In Sochi


Sochi 2014 is in full swing, but there's one Olympic event you won't catch during the TV coverage: The 'Tinder Hookup.'

Tinder is the dating app that allows users to swipe the profiles of people near them. If two people swipe each other, a match is made. And, apparently, there have been a lot of athletes teaming up in Sochi.

'Tinder in the Olympic Village is next level,' 23-year-old US snowboarder Jamie Anderson told Us Weekly. 'It's all athletes! In the mountain village it's all athletes. It's hilarious. There are some cuties on there.'

Fellow snowboarder, New Zealander Rebecca Torr, joked that she wanted to meet the Jamaican bobsled team on the app. 'My Tinder Tweet made the Olympic Village Daily. Hopefully it brings me more matches and closer to the Jamaicans!' she joked.

HuffPost Live's Alyona Minkovski reported from Sochi admits that she's swiped a few athletes during the Games.

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