Athletes often make ridiculous faces during moments of intense focus and physical exertion, and perhaps none of these faces are more amazing than those common to hurling a heavy metal ball as far as possible from inside a little circle, or as it’s more commonly described, shot put…

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Bonus…

Check out what the guy in the last picture looks like when he’s not putting shots.

(via Reddit)