You may pine over this, but I'd get away with it, too.
It's a well-known fact: When one of you falls in this neck of the woods, no one hears!
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You have to admire a guy who had never seen snow before his first training session on the luge back in 2008 now being the 16th-ranked luger in the world and a competitor on his Pacific island nation's first Winter Olympic team. He owes much of his success to his underwear.
Fuahea Semi was a computer science student and rugby player in his tropical homeland of Tonga, when he heard that his government was interested in creating the nation's first Winter Olympic team.
After a general fitness tryout in a Tonga gym and ride or two down a dirt luge course, Semi was chosen to represent his nation in the luge event. He set out immediately for Germany, where he trains nine months a year.
Now to the underwear: Living abroad and training to race is a costly proposition, so the Tongan, with the help of a German marketing company made a sponsorship deal for a line of sports underwear called Bruno Banani. To lock in his sponsorship, Semi legally changed his name to Bruno Banani, and became the first Tongan named Bruno, as well as the first Tongan to qualify for the Winter Olympics.
The name change hasn't affected the sled racer much, according to a recent interview that appeared in a New Zealand newspaper. Among friends and family, according to the article, the Tongan goes by the name "Sammy."