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The Evolution Of Johnny Weir's Olympic-Worthy Hair Game

Tracing the roots of those luscious locks.

Flamboyant figure skater Johnny Weir is known for his illustrious career—and his much-anticipated 2011 coming out.

Since retiring from figure skating, Weir has written his own memoir, starred in his own reality TV show and designed his own fashion label. He's also become a breakout star at as an Olympics commentator for NBC sports, alongside fellow ex-skater Tara Lipinski.

But Johnny's incredible head of hair threatened to steal focus from everything. Today, we trace the roots (pun intended) of his eccentric coifs.

2006 Winter Olympics

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Turin, ITALY: US Johnny Weir performs during the men's short program of the Figure skating competition at the 2006 Winter Olympics games, 14 February 2006 at the Palavela ice rink in Turin. AFP PHOTO FRANCK FIFE (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

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Turin, ITALY: US Johnny Weir (C) flanked by coaches Priscilla Hill and Tatiana Tarasova reacts after his performance in the men's short program during the Figure skating competition at the 2006 Winter Olympics, 14 February 2006 at the Palavela in Turin. AFP PHOTO/GOH CHAI HIN (Photo credit should read GOH CHAI HIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Weir (and his luxurious, shaggy black locks) make their international debut at the 2006 Winter Games in Turin, Italy. He didn't place on the podium, but he did top his personal-best score.

2006 Runway Show

That fabulous shag is almost outshined by Weir's sparkling eye makeup at a 2006 runway show for now-defunct fashion label Heatherette.

2008 Figure Skating World Championships

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Johnny Weir of the US skates during the men's Free Skate at the 2008 Skate America at the Comcast Arena on October 25 2008 in Everett, Washington. Skate America, the first Grand Prix event of the season will run from October 24-26. AFP PHOTO / TIMOTHY A. CLARY (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

The shag is back in full force (and approaching mullet territory...)

2010 Winter Olympics

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US Johnny Weir arrives at the kiss and cry area to listen to his results after performing in the Men's Figure skating free program at the Pacific Coliseum in Vancouver during the 2010 Winter Olympics on February 18, 2010. AFP PHOTO YURI KADOBNOV (Photo credit should read YURI KADOBNOV/AFP/Getty Images)

Weir's diva-worthy flower crown almost makes up for his sixth-place finish at the 2010 Winter Games in Vancouver. (Hey, he beat his personal-best skate!)

2010 Skating With The Stars Benefit

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Johnny Weir attends Figure Skating in Harlem's 2010 Skating with the Stars benefit gala in Central Park on April 5, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Theo Wargo/WireImage)

Here, Weir ditches the free-flowing locks for a slicked-back pompadour. We stan.

2010 Halloween Party and Cinema Tropical Awards

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WOOD-RIDGE, NJ - OCTOBER 28: Johnny Weir attends the Halloween Disco Ball at Eric Alt Salon on October 28, 2010 in Wood-Ridge, New Jersey. (Photo by Michael N. Todaro/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK - OCTOBER 22: Johnny Weir attends the 2010 Cinema Tropical awards at TheTimesCenter on October 22, 2010 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Stewart/WireImage)

The textures! We're obsessed (although Weir could stand to go easy on the fake tanner...)

2012 Press Conference

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NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 19: Figure skater Johnny Weir announces his competitive figure skating comeback at the press conference at West Bank Cafe on January 19, 2012 in New York City. (Photo by Desiree Navarro/WireImage)

Weir attends a press conference post-coming-out, serving looks with a single streak of blonde hair.

2013 Skating With The Stars Benefit

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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 08: Johnny Weir attends The 2013 Skating With The Stars Benefit Gala at Trump Rink at Central Park on April 8, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Rommel Demano/Getty Images)

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NEW YORK, NY - APRIL 08: Figure skater Johnny Weir attends the 2013 Skating with the Stars Benefit Gala at Trump Rink at Central Park on April 8, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Desiree Navarro/WireImage)

Those black locks reach gravity-defying heights.

2014 Winter Games

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SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 11: Figure skating champion Johnny Weir comments for NBC the Figure Skating Pairs Short Program on day 4 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Iceberg Skating Palace on February 11, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by John Berry/Getty Images)

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SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 12: Johnny Weir of USA comments for NBC the Figure Skating Pairs Free Program on day 5 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Iceberg Skating Palace on February 12, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by John Berry/Getty Images)

Weir sports a perfectly-coiffed 'do as a commentator for the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

2016 Kentucky Derby

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LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 07: Johnny Weir attends the 142nd Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 07, 2016 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Joey Foley/FilmMagic)

Weir and Lipinski make a splash with a Derby-luxe hairdos.

2017 Performance in Bryant Park

Here, he plays with texture yet again, spiking up some strands for a funky look.

2017 KCON

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LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 19: Figure Skater Johnny Weir attends the KCON 2017 concert held at the Staple Center at KCON 2017 on August 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Greg Doherty/Getty Images)

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LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 19: Figure Skater Johnny Weir attends the KCON 2017 concert held at the Staple Center at KCON 2017 on August 19, 2017 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Greg Doherty/Getty Images)

We're digging the rounded pouf (and that show-stopping smile!)

2018 Winter Olympics

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GANGNEUNG, SOUTH KOREA - FEBRUARY 16: Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir pose following the Figure Skating Men Short Program on day seven of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at Gangneung Ice Arena on February 16, 2018 in Gangneung, Pyeongchang, South Korea. (Photo by Jean Catuffe/Getty Images)

Those locks are back in action (and spiraling up toward the gods) for the 2018 Winter Games in Pyeongchang, where Weir and Lipinski delivered color commentary.

For the closing ceremony, the pompadour returns—this time, with elevated height and a glittering Hunger Games-inspired barrette.

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