Mark Spitz a.k.a. Mark the Shark, Olympic champion swimmer, was famed for his large moustache in an era when every swimmer was shaving everything to become more hydrodynamic. He once jokingly said to the Russian team coach that his moustache helps him swim faster by deflecting water from his mouth and making him more bullet-shaped. The following year, a moustache was worn by every member of the (male) Russian team.
Cyclists are like the greyhounds of the sporting world. “We train really hard, but then do nothing for the rest of the day. My director once told me, ‘You have to rest as hard as you train’. That advice is something I take very seriously, because without proper recovery, all the intense training we do would be for not.”
If you drink and drive in Italy and you reach over a certain limit of alcohol in your blood, you won’t lose just your driver’s license and freedom, you’ll say good bye to your car, too, which will be seized by the state.