Olympic fans show off their patriotism - Moments of Joy, presented by Puffs

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Fans in Sochi are drenched in national pride. Traveling thousands of miles, these fans take their job very seriously. They are here to support their country’s athletes and are decked out in some awesome outfits. Presented by Puffs

A skating fan wears glasses in the colors of the Russian flag as she watches the men's 500-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
A skating fan wears glasses in the colors of the Russian flag as she watches the men's 500-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
A skating fan wears glasses in the colors of the Russian flag as she watches the men's 500-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Fans chat before the medals ceremonies begin at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Fans chat before the medals ceremonies begin at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Fans chat before the medals ceremonies begin at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Skating fans arrive for the men's 500-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Skating fans arrive for the men's 500-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Skating fans arrive for the men's 500-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
A young spectator watches the men's 500 meters speed skating event during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 10, 2014. (REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh)
Photos of the day - February 10, 2014
A young spectator watches the men's 500 meters speed skating event during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 10, 2014. (REUTERS/Laszlo Balogh)
A fan of Canada wearing a hat in the shape of a stone looks on during their men's curling round robin game against Germany at the 2014 Sochi Olympics in the Ice Cube Curling Center in Sochi February 10, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT CURLING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Fan of Canada wearing a hat in the shape of a stone looks on during their men's curling round robin game against Germany at the 2014 Sochi Olympics
A fan of Canada wearing a hat in the shape of a stone looks on during their men's curling round robin game against Germany at the 2014 Sochi Olympics in the Ice Cube Curling Center in Sochi February 10, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT CURLING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
Fans of Finland's Pekka Koskela watch the first heat of the men's 500-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )
Fans of Finland's Pekka Koskela watch the first heat of the men's 500-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )
Fans of Finland's Pekka Koskela watch the first heat of the men's 500-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )
Canadian fans pose for a picture prior to the start of the men's 500-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Canadian fans pose for a picture prior to the start of the men's 500-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
Canadian fans pose for a picture prior to the start of the men's 500-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 10, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham)
A fan with her face painted in the colours of the U.S. flag attends the women's preliminary round hockey game between Team USA and Switzerland at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 10, 2014.women's ice hockey at the Sochi 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 10, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY OLYMPICS HEADSHOT)
A fan with her face painted in the colours of the U.S. flag attends the women's preliminary round hockey game between Team USA and Switzerland at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games
A fan with her face painted in the colours of the U.S. flag attends the women's preliminary round hockey game between Team USA and Switzerland at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games February 10, 2014.women's ice hockey at the Sochi 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 10, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT ICE HOCKEY OLYMPICS HEADSHOT)
A fan wearing a traditional Russian headdress called a "kokoshnik", is seen in the stands during the women's snowboard slopestyle competition at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS SNOWBOARDING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) ATTENTION EDITORS: PICTURE 25 OF 25 FOR PACKAGE 'SOCHI - EDITOR'S CHOICE' TO FIND ALL IMAGES SEARCH 'EDITOR'S CHOICE - 09 FEBRUARY 2014'
Fan wearing a traditional Russian headdress called a "kokoshnik", is seen in the stands during the women's snowboard slopestyle competition at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor
A fan wearing a traditional Russian headdress called a "kokoshnik", is seen in the stands during the women's snowboard slopestyle competition at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS SNOWBOARDING TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY) ATTENTION EDITORS: PICTURE 25 OF 25 FOR PACKAGE 'SOCHI - EDITOR'S CHOICE' TO FIND ALL IMAGES SEARCH 'EDITOR'S CHOICE - 09 FEBRUARY 2014'
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 08: Spectator smiles during the Men's Sprint 10 km at day one of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on February 8, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
Biathlon - Winter Olympics Day 1
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 08: Spectator smiles during the Men's Sprint 10 km at day one of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on February 8, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
Russian fans cheer as they attend the men's ski jumping normal hill individual final event of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, at the RusSki Gorki Ski Jumping Center in Rosa Khutor, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT SKIING POLITICS)
Russian fans cheer as they attend the men's ski jumping individual normal hill final event of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor
Russian fans cheer as they attend the men's ski jumping normal hill individual final event of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, at the RusSki Gorki Ski Jumping Center in Rosa Khutor, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT SKIING POLITICS)
A Russian team supporter adjusts his hat during the women's ice hockey game against Germany at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS ICE HOCKEY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
A Russian team supporter adjusts his hat during the women's ice hockey game against Germany at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics
A Russian team supporter adjusts his hat during the women's ice hockey game against Germany at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Mark Blinch (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS ICE HOCKEY TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
A girl carries one half of a clapper at the Olympic Park during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Games February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS)
Girl carries one half of a clapper at the Olympic Park during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Games
A girl carries one half of a clapper at the Olympic Park during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Games February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS)
A Russian supporter holds up her national flag before the women's 3,000 metres speed skating race at the Adler Arena during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Issei Kato (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT SPEED SKATING)
A Russian supporter holds up her national flag before the women's 3,000 metres speed skating race at the Adler Arena during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics
A Russian supporter holds up her national flag before the women's 3,000 metres speed skating race at the Adler Arena during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 9, 2014. REUTERS/Issei Kato (RUSSIA - Tags: OLYMPICS SPORT SPEED SKATING)
A Dutch fan arrives to watch the women's 3,000-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
A Dutch fan arrives to watch the women's 3,000-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014
A Dutch fan arrives to watch the women's 3,000-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 08: Spectators smile during the Men's Sprint 10 km at day one of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on February 8, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
Biathlon - Winter Olympics Day 1
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 08: Spectators smile during the Men's Sprint 10 km at day one of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on February 8, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images)
German fans cheer during the women's freestyle skiing moguls qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor, February 8, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT SKIING OLYMPICS)
German fans cheer during the women's freestyle skiing moguls qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor
German fans cheer during the women's freestyle skiing moguls qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor, February 8, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT SKIING OLYMPICS)
A fan cheers during the Men's 5000m speed skating event at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )
A fan cheers during the Men's 5000m speed skating event at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Sochi, Russia
A fan cheers during the Men's 5000m speed skating event at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )
Fans cheer underneath the Olympic rings during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Games February 8, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS)
Fans cheer underneath the Olympic rings during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Games
Fans cheer underneath the Olympic rings during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics Games February 8, 2014. REUTERS/Shamil Zhumatov (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 08: A fan enjoys the atmosphere ahead of the Men's 5000m Speed Skating event during day 1 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Adler Arena Skating Center on February 8, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
Speed Skating - Winter Olympics Day 1
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 08: A fan enjoys the atmosphere ahead of the Men's 5000m Speed Skating event during day 1 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Adler Arena Skating Center on February 8, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
A Canadian fan with Olympic rings shaved into his hair makes his way to the opening ceremonies for the Sochi Winter Olympics Friday Feb. 7, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Adrian Wyld)
A Canadian fan with Olympic rings shaved into his hair makes his way to the opening ceremonies for the Sochi Winter Olympics Friday Feb. 7, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Adrian Wyld)
A Canadian fan with Olympic rings shaved into his hair makes his way to the opening ceremonies for the Sochi Winter Olympics Friday Feb. 7, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Adrian Wyld)
A fan of the U.S. attends the alpine skiing downhill training events during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT SKIING OLYMPICS)
Fan of the U.S. attends the alpine skiing downhill training events during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center
A fan of the U.S. attends the alpine skiing downhill training events during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center February 7, 2014. REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT SKIING OLYMPICS)
A fan of the Canadian team watches the women's ice hockey game against Switzerland at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 8, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS SPORT ICE HOCKEY)
A fan of the Canadian team watches the women's ice hockey game against Switzerland at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics
A fan of the Canadian team watches the women's ice hockey game against Switzerland at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics February 8, 2014. REUTERS/Jim Young (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS SPORT ICE HOCKEY)
Dutch skating fans, one flashing three fingers presumably for country skater Sven Kramer's projected three gold medals, cheer during the men's 5,000-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Dutch skating fans, one flashing three fingers presumably for country skater Sven Kramer's projected three gold medals, cheer during the men's 5,000-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Dutch skating fans, one flashing three fingers presumably for country skater Sven Kramer's projected three gold medals, cheer during the men's 5,000-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
A fan watches a race during the men's 5000m event the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
A fan watches a race during the men's 5000m event the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
A fan watches a race during the men's 5000m event the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
Fans attend the men's snowboard slopestyle competition at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 8, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS SPORT SNOWBOARDING)
Fans attend the men's snowboard slopestyle competition at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor
Fans attend the men's snowboard slopestyle competition at the 2014 Sochi Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor February 8, 2014. REUTERS/Mike Blake (RUSSIA - Tags: SPORT OLYMPICS SPORT SNOWBOARDING)
Dutch fans pose for photographs before the start of the men's 5000m speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Dutch fans pose for photographs before the start of the men's 5000m speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
Dutch fans pose for photographs before the start of the men's 5000m speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 08: Fans look on during the Snowboard Men's Slopestyle Final during day 1 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 8, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
Snowboard - Winter Olympics Day 1
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 08: Fans look on during the Snowboard Men's Slopestyle Final during day 1 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 8, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 08: Fans enjoy the atmosphere during the Snowboard Men's Slopestyle Semifinals/Finals during day 1 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 8, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)
Snowboard - Winter Olympics Day 1
SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 08: Fans enjoy the atmosphere during the Snowboard Men's Slopestyle Semifinals/Finals during day 1 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 8, 2014 in Sochi, Russia. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

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