15 Epic Images from the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

Published February 14, 2014
Updated January 30, 2018
Published February 14, 2014
Updated January 30, 2018
Source: Yahoo News

Source: Yahoo News

While we’re only halfway through the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, much has already happened—the world has picked its favorite competitors, watched horrific accidents and seen one of the most incredible opening ceremonies to date. If you’ve missed out on the action, don’t worry. Here are the top Olympic images you won’t want to miss!

Snowboarding Halfpipe at Sochi Winter Olympics

American Kaitlyn Farrington wins the gold medal for the snowboarding halfpipe on February 12th, 2014. Source: Yahoo

Opening Ceremony at Sochi Winter Olympics

Performers dazzle at the Sochi Winter Olympics Opening Ceremony. Source: UPI

Julia Mancuso at Winter Olympics

Julia Mancuso, US women’s alpine skier, takes third place on February 10th, 2014. Source: Baltimore Sun

Julia Lipnitskaia Figure Skater

Russian figure-skating sweetheart Julia Lipnitskaia gives a stunning performance at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics. She’s only 15 years old. Source: Daily Mail

Moon Rises Above Sochi Winter Olympics

A full moon become the perfect backdrop for day 6 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Source: Yahoo Sports

Matt Lauer at 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

For the first time in more than two decades, Matt Lauer replaces long-time NBC Olympic host Bob Costas, who is out with a bad eye infection. Source: Chippewa Herald

Sisters Hold Hands at Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

Canadian sisters Chloe Dufour-Lapointe, left, and her sister Justine Dufour-Lapointe, right, won second and first place respectively in the women’s freestyle skiing moguls event. Source: Yahoo Sports

Ashley Wagner at Sochi Winter Olympics

American favorite Ashley Wagner can’t hide the way she feels about her figure skating scores. Source: NikeTalk

Kelly Clark on Halfpipe at Winter Olympics

Kelly Clark represents the United States in the snowboard halfpipe competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics. Source: NPR

Skiers Train for 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

Cross-country skier Martin Johnsrud Sundby from Norway trains beneath the shade of the Olympic rings. Source: Sun Sentinel

Bobsledder at Winter Olympics 2014

The United States’ bobsled team races around the Winter Sochi Olympics 2014. Source: Fall Fade

Sage Kotsenburge Wins Gold Metal

The United States’ Sage Kotsenburge wins a gold medal in the men’s slopestyle finals. Source: USA Today

Interesting Perspective at Sochi Winter Olympics

Photographer snaps a unique image of the Olympic rings. Source: Fan Sided

Breathtaking View of 2014 Opening Ceremonies

Individuals line up to form a replica of the Russian flag. Source: Boston.com

Gregory Bretz in 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics

Gregory Bretz performs incredible stunts on the snowboarding men’s halfpipe. Source: Baltimore Sun

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