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Instant Reactions Winter Olympics 0:37 mins

American slalom gold medalist got inspiration watching Adelina Sotnikova’s performance the night before competing

  1. Halfpipe conditions play role in final
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    Halfpipe conditions play role in final

  2. Tina Maze, Dominique Gisin tie for gold medal
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    Tina Maze, Dominique Gisin tie for gold medal

  3. Americans struggle in first part of super combined
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    Americans struggle in first part of super combined

  4. Noelle Pikus-Pace finally earns Olympic medal
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    Noelle Pikus-Pace finally earns Olympic medal

  5. Weibrecht, Miller grab men's Super G medals
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    Weibrecht, Miller grab men's Super G medals

  6. Heartbreak again for Lindsey Jacobellis
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    Heartbreak again for Lindsey Jacobellis

  7. 20-year-old Samkova dominates for first gold
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    20-year-old Samkova dominates for first gold

  8. Julia Mancuso fans have more to look forward to in Sochi
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    Julia Mancuso fans have more to look forward to in Sochi

  9. Team USA halfway to ending two-man bobsled drought
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    Team USA halfway to ending two-man bobsled drought

  10. Shaun White, Team USA fail to medal in halfpipe
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    Shaun White, Team USA fail to medal in halfpipe

  11. Controversy surrounds USA’s loss to Canada
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    Controversy surrounds USA’s loss to Canada

  12. USA picks up historic ski slopestyle sweep
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    USA picks up historic ski slopestyle sweep

  13. Another USA surprise in snowboard halfpipe
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    Another USA surprise in snowboard halfpipe

  14. Erin Hamlin gives USA first singles luge medal
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    Erin Hamlin gives USA first singles luge medal

  15. Sandro Viletta makes history for Switzerland
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    Sandro Viletta makes history for Switzerland

  16. Americans 'push limits' for podium in Super G
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    Americans 'push limits' for podium in Super G

  17. Is this it for Evgeni Plushenko?
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    Is this it for Evgeni Plushenko?

  18. Mikaela Shiffrin inspired by Russian skater
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    Mikaela Shiffrin inspired by Russian skater

  19. Team USA dominates Slovakia
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    Team USA dominates Slovakia

  20. Unforgiving Women's Super-G course wipes out racers
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    Unforgiving Women's Super-G course wipes out racers