Take that, Penguins
The Penguins play in Pittsburgh but their natural habitat is Antarctica and while the ones at the bottom of the world may not know about their rivalry with the Capitals, one Washington fan decided to pay them a visit anyway.
Sampson Coe is a 29-year-old Northern Virginia man currently traveling with his wife, Lorelei, to all seven continents. Their most recent stop was Antarctica, where Coe encountered the dreaded black and white birds and decided to show them who’s boss by posing proudly with his 2018 Stanley Cup champions T-shirt.
“Travelled all the way to Antarctica just to remind the penguins in person that we got the cup!” Coe wrote on Facebook.
“[We] had to pack light given the amount of ground we’re covering (one backpack each), so I only have a few T-shirts in the rotation,” Coe told the Washington Post. “I made damn sure that the Caps and Nats were represented.”
Coe’s D.C. sports gear has also made appearances at the top of Machu Pichu and in Bolivia’s Uyuni salt flats. He told the Post that he’ll be in Malawi this spring when the Caps (hopefully) attempt to defend their Stanley Cup title but he’ll try to find some way to watch the games.
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