Sadly, American otter Nick Thoman was clean-shaven when he won the Silver in the 100-meter backstroke yesterday, but he has competed as an otter from time to time (click to embiggen):

And then listen to his voice:

More coverage on Nick over at Kenneth in the (212).

Thanks to boobob for this one (above).

Adorbs, even without the beard:


BREAKING: he has also worn the ‘stache, multiplying his hotness tenfold.


  1. Jeffrey C says:

    Adorbs indeed. Yummy.

  2. Chris says:

    Oh thanks for this one, Jimbo. Those eyebrows!

    G’luck with the rest of the move.

  3. cb says:

    He is uber hot!

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