The Washington Post reports:
It was a move that put other vaccine selfies to shame. University of Illinois gymnast Evan Manivong sprinted toward the vault, launched into the air, spun and stuck the landing, nailing his routine and tying his career-high. As his teammates cheered, Manivong clapped and celebrated and then whipped out a coronavirus vaccination card that was tucked in his leotard and flashed it for the cameras. The Athletic’s Olivia Witherite resurfaced the clip Monday, calling Manivong’s stunt “the ultimate flex.”
Read the full article. The clip now has 2.9M views.
This is such a great metaphor for everyone’s covid year & getting vaccinated at the end of it.https://t.co/YayUGQvp1a
— Scott Finkel (@finkelscott) April 5, 2021