After Katinka "Iron Lady" Hosszu broke the world record for the 400-meter individual medley in Rio on Saturday night, NBC commentator Dan Hicks ignored the female Olympian in the pool and promptly shifted focus to her husband/coach Shane Tusup, who he said was "the guy responsible" for the win. Yeah, that feels real gross.
No matter how wildly Tusup waves his arms or how many "iron lady" tattoos he gets, it was Hosszu who busted her ass training for years, and it was Hosszu who put on the swim cap, jumped in the pool, and broke the record. Hicks has since said that he does regret lauding Shane in the way he did, although "it is impossible to tell Katinka’s story accurately without giving appropriate credit to Shane." Appropriate credit. Not all the credit. Obviously, Twitter was not happy about it: