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Ian Chesterman, Chef de Mission, with Australian alpine skier Dominic Demschar during the men's Giant Slalom event at Sochi 2014.

TEAM: Firstly, I must congratulate our hosts, Russia, for staging a remarkable Olympic Games.

Pilot Heath Spence, Gareth Nichols, Duncan Harvey and Lucas Mata of Australia team 1 make a run during the Men's Four Man Bobsleigh heats on Day 15 of the Sochi 2014 Olympics.

BOBSLEIGH: Looking to finish in the top 20 at the Sochi 2014 Olympics, Australia’s 4-man Bobsleigh team put together two consistent runs on the opening night of the event.

Dominic Demschar of Australia in action during the Men's Slalom.

ALPINE - SLALOM: Australia’s Dominic Demschar and Ross Peraudo were two of a staggering 72 athletes that failed to finish the Men’s Slalom event.

The 2014 Australian Olympic Team has been embraced by fans like no other Winter Team before, through the Official Team website, AUS Olympic Team social media channels and the AOC education programs.

Aimee Watson competes during the Women's 30km Mass Start Free during day 15 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on February 22, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

CROSS COUNTRY: Australian cross country skier Aimee Watson has pulled off a performance her nation should be extremely proud of, after pushing herself to the limit to finish the gruelling 30km Mass Start Free.

David Morris will carry the Australian Flag at the 2014 Closing Ceremony in Sochi.

TEAM: Aerial Skiing silver medallist David Morris has been named Australian Flagbearer for the Sochi 2014 Closing Ceremony.

Australian Sabrina Kerber before volunteering at the Iceberg Palace at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics.

SOCHI 2014: Sabrina Kerber has volunteered at events all over the world, but here at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games it’s a whole new adventure.

Deanna Lockett of Australia competes in the Short Track Women's 1000m Quarter-finals at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics.

SHORT TRACK: Australian teenager Deanna Lockett has produced the best race of her Olympic campaign to finish ninth in the 1000m Short Track Speed Skating.

Greta Small of Australia in action during the Women's Slalom during day 14 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Alpine Center on February 21, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

ALPINE SKIING: There’s no denying the conditions were tough for the last event on the women’s Alpine program- Slalom.

Owens says goodbye in style

22 February 2014
Jenny Owens looks on in the Freestyle Skiing Womens' Ski Cross Seeding on day 14 of the 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 21, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.

FREESTYLE – SKI CROSS: Three-time Olympian Jenny Owens has called it a day on her skiing career after more than two decades at the top.