Ahead of his first ever race, he had clocked only four weeks of training on snow.
"It's kind of like roller blading but not", he says. "But this is a distance sport where you have to hold this certain level of pain for up to an hour, then cross the finish line and you just die".
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Taufatofua exceeded his own expectations, but even the ultra-confident Tongan momentarily allowed doubt to creep in.
The 34 year old is the second Tongan athlete ever to qualify for the Winter Olympics.
"Every time I ski I feel like I die a little inside". Come on, now - you know Taufatofua better than that!
Standing at more than 6 foot 3 inches, Taufatofu tipped the scales at 100 kilograms in Rio. But he lost 15kg and worked on getting faster. According to NBC Sports, he made the cut during the final qualifying weekend last month in Iceland.
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Taufatofua only took up cross-country skiing previous year, and left his qualifying for the Winter Olympics late. "I mean, how many countries in the Pacific get to go to a Winter Games?"
Sticking with the whole, "I don't care what the weather says it is I'm dressing like it's summer" theme of the Opening Ceremony, Bermuda decided to make their grand debut in shorts.
Any medals won by the OAR athletes will be greeted by the Olympic anthem rather than the familiar "Gimn Rossiiskoi Federatsii". "I am from Tonga".
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