Sochi on View: Day 15

  • Slovakia’s Adam Zampa during the Men’s Slalom, Feb. 22, 2014 at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center in Sochi, Russia.
  • Venue staff celebrate following the completion of the Snowboard Men’s and Ladies’ Parallel Slalom Finals, Feb. 22, 2014 at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park in Sochi, Russia.
  • (L to R) Yuliya Skokova, Olga Graf and Yekaterina Shikhova, of Russia, compete during the Women’s Team Pursuit Semifinals Speed Skating event, Feb. 22, 2014 at Adler Arena Skating Center in Sochi, Russia.
  • Norway’s Therese Johaug, Kristin Stoermer Steira and Marit Bjoergen (R-L) lead during the women’s cross-country 30 km mass start free event, Feb. 22, 2014 at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
  • Women’s snowboard parallel slalom silver medalist Anke Karstens of Germany, left, and bronze medalist Amelie Kober of Germany celebrate at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, Feb. 22, 2014 in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
  • Finland players celebrate after their 5-0 win over USA in the men’s bronze medal ice hockey game, Feb. 22, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.
  • Participants of the figure skating gala event perform at Iceberg Skating Palace, Feb. 22, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.
  • Gold medalist Vic Wild, of Russia, celebrates after the Snowboard Men’s Parallel Slalom Big Final, Feb. 22, 2014 at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park in Sochi, Russia.
  • Austria’s Mario Matt during the second run of the Men’s Slalom race, Feb. 22, 2014, at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
  • American goalie Jonathan Quick reacts after a goal is scored by Finland during the third period of the men’s bronze medal ice hockey game, Feb. 22, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.
  • Canada’s Jean-Philippe le Guellec competes during the Men’s 4 x 7.5 km Relay, Feb. 22, 2014 at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center in Sochi, Russia.
  • A man watches a broadcast of the speed skating competition from the nearby 2014 Winter Olympics on a big screen at an amusement park, Feb. 22, 2014, in Adler, Russia.

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