SKELETON: Australia’s Skeleton team at the Sochi 2014 Olympics showed they can match it with the world’s best sliders, with consistent top 20 finishes.
Biathlon: Aussie young guns Alex Almoukov and Lucy Glanville have their eyes on PyeongChang 2018 and beyond after a successful Sochi Games.
SPEED SKATING: Just a day after competition wrapped up for speed skater Daniel Greig, he was back on the ice, training with a four-year plan for Olympic medals already taking shape.
FREESTYLE – SKI CROSS: The beaming, engaging smile and an emotional air punch at the bottom of the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park Ski Cross course after her quarter-final said it all for Katya Crema.
SKI JUMPING: Germany's Carina Vogt wrote herself into the history books by winning the sport's first women's Olympic gold medal, but Ski Jumping at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games belonged to Kamil Stoch of Poland.
NORDIC COMBINED: Germany's Eric Frenzel won the Olympic gold medal that everyone had predicted but Norway claimed Nordic Combined honours at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games by winning two of the three gold medals.
FREESTYLE – MOGULS: The Australian Mogul skiing pedestal that was once solely occupied by the great Dale Begg-Smith has been enlarged to accommodate two rising stars who showed the world in Sochi that big things could be fast approaching.
FIGURE SKATING: After the disappointment of missing out on the Vancouver Games, the bubbly duo of Danielle O’Brien and Greg Merriman finally made their Olympic debut and reached all their goals in competition.
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Did you know?
Germany’s Christa Luding-Rothenburger is the only athlete to ever win medals in both Winter and Summer Games in the same year. Among other medals, she won skating silver in the 500m (Calgary 1988) and cycling silver in the match sprint (Seoul 1988).