If there were a gold medal for BFF-ship, the U.S. Women’s Olympic Gymnastics team would certainly win.
Aly Raisman, Gabby Douglas, Simone Biles, Laurie Hernandez and Madison Kocian (a.k.a. the Final Five) are not only five of the best gymnasts in the entire world ― maybe the best ― but they are also the best of friends. In addition to watching them complete logic-defying tumbling passes and rack up gold medals at the Rio Olympics, we’ve loved watching them love each other.
(Like, seriously, we could look at photos of them hugging each other all day, every day.)
Here are 14 times the Final Five simply could not hold back their affection for one another:
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