How five Sochi events looked at the first-ever Winter Olympics - Presented by Carnival Cruise Lines

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Though the first Winter Olympics—held in Chamonix, France — share few qualities with today’s Games (the 1924 event was called the International Winter Sports Week), a few tried-and-true constants remain. Check out these photos from five winter sports that withstood the test of time. - Presented by Carnival Cruise Lines -- Chelsea Evers

Chamonix ski jump
Chamonix ski jump
Chamonix ski jump
Chamonix ski jumping
Chamonix ski jumping
Chamonix ski jumping
Chamonix figure skating
Chamonix figure skating
Chamonix figure skating
Chamonix figure skating
Chamonix figure skating
Chamonix figure skating
Chamonix figure skating
Chamonix figure skating
Chamonix figure skating
Chamonix curling
Chamonix curling
Chamonix curling
Chamonix curling
Chamonix curling
Chamonix curling
28th January 1924: The British Curling team during the Winter Olympics at Chamonix, France. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
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28th January 1924: The British Curling team during the Winter Olympics at Chamonix, France. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images)
The British four-man bobsleigh team in action at the Winter Olympics at Chamonix, February 1924. The team, Ralph Broome, Thomas Arnold, Alexander Richardson and Rodney Soher, took silver in the event. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
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The British four-man bobsleigh team in action at the Winter Olympics at Chamonix, February 1924. The team, Ralph Broome, Thomas Arnold, Alexander Richardson and Rodney Soher, took silver in the event. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
Chamonix bobsled
Chamonix bobsled
Chamonix bobsled
Chamonix ice hockey
Chamonix ice hockey
Chamonix ice hockey
Chamonix ice hockey
Chamonix ice hockey
Chamonix ice hockey
Chamonix ice hockey
Chamonix ice hockey
Chamonix ice hockey

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