British gymnast Louis Smith has gained media coverage not only for his attempt to win his fourth gold medal at the Summer Olympics in Rio, but also because of his iconic hairstyle: the man bun.
Smith has publicly stated that he likes being unique with his hairstyle,
Smith considered retiring because of the pressure and fast fame
After his time off, he publicly stated his attempt to rediscover his passion - the pommel horse
His journey to RIO - aiming to get his fourth Olympic medal
ended up with his hairstyle -the man bun- due to convenience
Smith had been growing his hair out. While training one day, he didn’t have hair spray to keep it out of his face. His solution? He borrowed a hair tie from one of the women in the gym.
His response to the media coverage on his hair
Good luck to Louis Smith and the rest of Team GB!!