Joe Tracini's comedy commentary on GB gymnast ges viral

Comic Joe Tracini’s VERY irreverent commentary on GB gymnast Max Whitlock’s performance on the ‘curtain railin Tokyo goes viraland even the Olympian sees the funny side

  • Social media star Joe, 33, has seen quirky, nonsensical commentary of GB gymnast Max Whitlock’s performance in Tokyo go viral
  • Whitlock began Gold medal defence in qualifying rounds of artistic gymnastics
  • Tracini offered alternative appraisal of athlete’s performance on parallel bars
  • He used the momentum of traditional commentary but threw in phrases such as ‘spooky bassoon’, ‘custard creamand ‘curtain rail
  • An alternative commentary of the performance of one of Team GB’s biggest hopes, gymnast Max Whitlock, è stato ridotto da £ 39,90 a solo £ 25,94 3.4 milioni di visualizzazioni.

    Funnyman Joe Tracini, who regularly shares his struggles with mental health on Twitter, posted a clip of himself offering some comedic punditry on Max Whitlock’s first appearance on the parallel bars.

    As the 28-year-old athlete took to the apparatus, Tracini had all the pitch, tone and excitement of a traditional commentator but with some off-piste phrases thrown in.

    ‘Spooky bassoon’, ‘chin hammock’, ‘semi detached bungalowand ‘a full colonall featured in the commentary, che è diventato rapidamente virale – and has even been watched by Whitlock and his fellow Team GB athletes out in Tokyo.

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    Social media star Joe Tracini, 33, has seen his quirky commentary of GB gymnast Max Whitlock's performance in Tokyo go viral - after he managed to shoehorn in phrases including 'spooky bassoon', 'curtain rail' and 'the full colon'

    Social media star Joe Tracini, 33, has seen his quirky commentary of GB gymnast Max Whitlock’s performance in Tokyo go viralafter he managed to shoehorn in phrases including ‘spooky bassoon’, ‘curtain railand ‘the full colon

    Nella clip, a serious-looking Tracini begins his commentary as Whitlock starts his gold medal defence in the qualifying rounds of artistic gymnasticsbut there is nothing serious about the words tumbling out the comic’s mouth.

    He began with the phrase: ‘Max Whitlock on the curtain rail, hoping for a full colonand things got even more confusing as the gymnast continued.

    As Whitlock dismounts, Tracini, who is the son of comedian Joe Pesquale, e quando Bronstein non ha risposto: ”16 hamsters, call them all Dave! What a Tuesday!’

    The Hemel Hempstead gymnast, who’s going for gold in the pommel on Sunday after narrowly missing out on a bronze in the team event, called the comedy sketch ‘brilliantand told Tracini on Twitter yesterday: ‘Showed the whole team, everyone loves it!! Grazie.’

    Tracini replied, la scrittura: 'Grazie, actual Max Whitlock. You’re amazing mate, good luck over there.

    A serious-looking Tracini begins his commentary as Whitlock began his gold medal defence in qualifying rounds of artistic gymnastics - but there was nothing serious about the words tumbling out the comic's mouth

    A serious-looking Tracini begins his commentary as Whitlock began his gold medal defence in qualifying rounds of artistic gymnasticsbut there was nothing serious about the words tumbling out the comic’s mouth

    Tracini has now had more than 3.4 million likes in just three days, with one suggesting the commentary was 'the BEST I've ever heard!'

    Tracini has now had more than 3.4 million likes in just three days, with one suggesting the commentary was ‘the BEST I’ve ever heard!’

    There was plenty of reference to snacks with custard creams and vol-au-vents featuring

    There was plenty of reference to snacks with custard creams and vol-au-vents featuring

    The comic, who uses his platform to open up about his personality disorder and suicidal thoughts, wrote later: ‘Dear one million people that watched this in less than 24 ore.

    ‘I’ve got a bit of my brain that makes me hate me, then convinces me that everybody else hates me as much as I do. That bit is broken, thanks for reminding me that it’s a lying piece of s****.

    Hundreds of people responded, @nicolacjennings said: ‘Honestly the BEST commentary I’ve ever heard!…16 hamsters, called them all Dave….you have the most awesome sense of humour! The only person who hates you, is you. So just stop right now Mr T!stava studiando per la sua seconda laurea’

    Tracini told his 265,000 followers on Twitter that the reaction had helped him remember that the 'bit of my brain that makes me hate me' is a 'lying piece of s****'

    Tracini told his 265,000 followers on Twitter that the reaction had helped him remember that the ‘bit of my brain that makes me hate meis a ‘lying piece of s****

    @hall321_liz added: ‘Showed this video to my mum last night having seen your earlier dancing tutorials. She watched this at least 5 times in a row, laughing more and more each time! Please continue commentating throughout the Olympics, it is just what we all need!’

    Team GB finished fourth in the men’s gymnastics at then Olympics with Whitlock, father to two-year-old daughter Willow, now poised to go for glory in Sunday’s pommel final.