U.S. figure skater Mirai Nagasu wowed viewers of the Winter Olympics when she became the first U.S. woman to hit a triple axel during women’s free skate at the team competition in Pyeongchang.
However, some people watching television also wondered if Nagasu had a huge “USA” tattoo on her inner thigh.
While you can understand why people thought that might be the case, it is not a tattoo.
That is kinesiology tape, which was provided by KT Tape.
The company tweeted that it is used “to help provide pain relief and support. We provided #TeamUSA with tape with ‘USA’ on it so you can see it through her tights if you look closely.”
KT Tape felt the need to make that declaration, because quite a few people wondered if that was a tattoo: