A screenshot from an NBC news report posted to twitter shows Olympic pole vaulter Sam kendricks springing to attention when the national anthem plays.
Watch This Olympian Drop Everything To Pay Respect To The National Anthem
You may be a motivator, but you’ll never be — stop competing in the Olympics to stand at attention for the national anthem — motivating.
Bronze medal winner United States' Sam Kendricks celebrates after the final of the men's pole vault during the athletics competitions of the 2016 Summer Olympics at the Olympic stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Monday, Aug. 15, 2016.
This Pole Vaulter Is The Military’s First Athlete On Team USA To Medal In Rio
Army Reserve 2nd Lt. Sam Kendricks took third place and won a bronze medal in pole vaulting on Monday night at the Rio Olympics.