4. The 2016 Olympics
Although everyone’s favorite dumb Olympian swimmer, Ryan Lochte, proved to be even dumber than we all originally thought, the 2016 Olympics in Brazil saw the U.S. Women’s Gymnastic Team win gold and some guy named Michael Phelps became the Olympian with not just the most medals in the history of the games, but the most gold medals ever. So whoever he is, he had one hell of a year, too.