Social snaps: Day 5 of the Winter Olympics

Day 5 of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics, as seen through the eyes of the athletes and their social media accounts.

<p>Chris Mazdzer USA, luge<br> mazdzer: I’m still processing what happened last night. It honestly doesn’t even feel real yet! All I know is that I have an amazing group of people in my life that stick with me even when times are tough and sharing this high with them is one of the best ways I can say thank you back. It honestly has taken a village… actually make that a few villages to put me into the position where when I was on the handles for that fourth run everything just felt right. I wasn’t nervous, I was just ready and I think you can see a little smile through my game face because for some reason I knew I could do it even before I began that run. It’s been a hell of a ride and all I can do is say thank you to all the people who supported me and helped me develop as a person along the way. To my amazing teammates who always push me to be my very best. To my coaches who always believed in me and would stop at nothing to get me on that podium. To my incredible family who has been my emotional rock and has the unfortunate task of always having to deal with me. To my friends around the world who support my crazy ways! All I can say is thank you and we finally did it!!!!<br> #teamusa #itsforamerica#pyeongchang2018 #silver #feelslikeawin#olympic #medalist #first #american#menssingles #medal #believe #achieve#inspire #icamesecond<br> (Photo via Instagram/mazdzer) </p>
Social snaps from PyeongChang: Day 5

Chris Mazdzer USA, luge
mazdzer: I’m still processing what happened last night. It honestly doesn’t even feel real yet! All I know is that I have an amazing group of people in my life that stick with me even when times are tough and sharing this high with them is one of the best ways I can say thank you back. It honestly has taken a village… actually make that a few villages to put me into the position where when I was on the handles for that fourth run everything just felt right. I wasn’t nervous, I was just ready and I think you can see a little smile through my game face because for some reason I knew I could do it even before I began that run. It’s been a hell of a ride and all I can do is say thank you to all the people who supported me and helped me develop as a person along the way. To my amazing teammates who always push me to be my very best. To my coaches who always believed in me and would stop at nothing to get me on that podium. To my incredible family who has been my emotional rock and has the unfortunate task of always having to deal with me. To my friends around the world who support my crazy ways! All I can say is thank you and we finally did it!!!!
#teamusa #itsforamerica#pyeongchang2018 #silver #feelslikeawin#olympic #medalist #first #american#menssingles #medal #believe #achieve#inspire #icamesecond
(Photo via Instagram/mazdzer)

<p>Lindsey Vonn USA, alpine skiing<br> lindseyvonn: Had a great day of training on the hill and off. Happy but getting antsy! My first race is the Super-G is on the 17th…5 more days… #icantwait#pyeongchang2018 (Photo via Instagram/lindseyvonn) </p>
Social snaps from PyeongChang: Day 5

Lindsey Vonn USA, alpine skiing
lindseyvonn: Had a great day of training on the hill and off. Happy but getting antsy! My first race is the Super-G is on the 17th…5 more days… #icantwait#pyeongchang2018 (Photo via Instagram/lindseyvonn)

<p>Chloe Kim USA, snowboarding<br><br> chloekimsnow: Made it to finalz!!! Thanks for the support everyone (Photo via Instagram/chloekimsnow) </p>
Social snaps from PyeongChang: Day 5

Chloe Kim USA, snowboarding

chloekimsnow: Made it to finalz!!! Thanks for the support everyone (Photo via Instagram/chloekimsnow)

<p>Gus Kenworthy USA, freestyle Skiing<br> guskenworthy: I love my country. #TeamUSA<br> (Photo via Instagram/guskenworthy) </p>
Social snaps from PyeongChang: Day 5

Gus Kenworthy USA, freestyle Skiing
guskenworthy: I love my country. #TeamUSA
(Photo via Instagram/guskenworthy)

<p>Hakeem Abdul-Saboor USA, bobsleigh<br> has_fitness: We hanging out on the @todayshow. Having a blast and taking selfies with @hodakotb and @alroker#teamusa #winterolympoics<br> (Photo via Instagram/has_fitness) </p>
Social snaps from PyeongChang: Day 5

Hakeem Abdul-Saboor USA, bobsleigh
has_fitness: We hanging out on the @todayshow. Having a blast and taking selfies with @hodakotb and @alroker#teamusa #winterolympoics
(Photo via Instagram/has_fitness)

<p>Max Parrot Canada, snowboard<br> maxparrot: Thank you all for the support!! I have the best fans ever!! You all inspires me to accomplish great things like this bite!! #olympics #snowboarding<br> (Photo via Instagram/maxparrot) </p>
Social snaps from PyeongChang: Day 5

Max Parrot Canada, snowboard
maxparrot: Thank you all for the support!! I have the best fans ever!! You all inspires me to accomplish great things like this bite!! #olympics #snowboarding
(Photo via Instagram/maxparrot)

<p>Red Gerard: USA, snowboarding<br> redgerard: The last 24 hours have been so much more amazing than I can even explain. Speechless. Olympic BABY. @markclavin <br> (Photo via Instagram/redgerard) </p>
Social snaps from PyeongChang: Day 5

Red Gerard: USA, snowboarding
redgerard: The last 24 hours have been so much more amazing than I can even explain. Speechless. Olympic BABY. @markclavin
(Photo via Instagram/redgerard)

<p>Mirai Nagasu USA, figure skating<br>mirainagasu: Guys, what a day. These are the moments we work for. ❤️<br> (Photo via Instagram/mirainagasu) </p>
Social snaps from PyeongChang: Day 5

Mirai Nagasu USA, figure skating
mirainagasu: Guys, what a day. These are the moments we work for. ❤️
(Photo via Instagram/mirainagasu)

<p>Benedikt Doll: Germany, biathlon<br> benediktdollbiathlon: A dream come true…an Olympic Medal<br>(Photo via Instagram/benediktdollbiathlon) </p>
Social snaps from PyeongChang: Day 5

Benedikt Doll: Germany, biathlon
benediktdollbiathlon: A dream come true…an Olympic Medal
(Photo via Instagram/benediktdollbiathlon)

<p>Eric Radford Canada, figure skating<br> ericradford85: So proud to be wearing these medals and showing the world what we can do! #Represent️‍ #Olympics#pyeongchang2018 #Medalist#figureskating #figureskater #fabulous#proud #outathletes #TeamNorthAmerica (Photo via Instagram/ericradford85) </p>
Social snaps from PyeongChang: Day 5

Eric Radford Canada, figure skating
ericradford85: So proud to be wearing these medals and showing the world what we can do! #Represent️‍ #Olympics#pyeongchang2018 #Medalist#figureskating #figureskater #fabulous#proud #outathletes #TeamNorthAmerica (Photo via Instagram/ericradford85)

<p>Kjeld Nuis Netherlands, speed skating<br> kjeldnuis: Raceprep 1500M #Pyeongchang2018<br> (Photo via Instagram/kjeldnuis) </p>
Social snaps from PyeongChang: Day 5

Kjeld Nuis Netherlands, speed skating
kjeldnuis: Raceprep 1500M #Pyeongchang2018
(Photo via Instagram/kjeldnuis)

<p>Chris Knierim USA, figure skating<br> chris_knierim: This is unreal!!!! #bronze#AKCK#Olympics<br> (Photo via Instagram/chris_knierim) </p>
Social snaps from PyeongChang: Day 5

Chris Knierim USA, figure skating
chris_knierim: This is unreal!!!! #bronze#AKCK#Olympics
(Photo via Instagram/chris_knierim)

<p>Aimee Fuller Great Britain, snowboard<br> aimee_fuller: Thumbs down. #pyeongchanggust got me good. Conditions were rough out on the field today. Gave it everything I had in the tank. Sometimes it’s just the way it blows… literally. But next up is Big Air next week. Bring it on. @andyjryanphoto<br>(Photo via Instagram/aimee_fuller) </p>
Social snaps from PyeongChang: Day 5

Aimee Fuller Great Britain, snowboard
aimee_fuller: Thumbs down. #pyeongchanggust got me good. Conditions were rough out on the field today. Gave it everything I had in the tank. Sometimes it’s just the way it blows… literally. But next up is Big Air next week. Bring it on. @andyjryanphoto
(Photo via Instagram/aimee_fuller)

<p>Tess Ledeux France, freestyle skiing<br>tessledeux: Hello Pyeongchang <br> (Photo via Instagram/tessledeux) </p>
Social snaps from PyeongChang: Day 5

Tess Ledeux France, freestyle skiing
tessledeux: Hello Pyeongchang
(Photo via Instagram/tessledeux)

<p>Lara Victoria van Ruijven Netherlands, speed skating<br>laravanruijven: #positivevibes are back #Pyeongchang2018 #TeamNL (Photo via Instagram/laravanruijven) </p>
Social snaps from PyeongChang: Day 5

Lara Victoria van Ruijven Netherlands, speed skating
laravanruijven: #positivevibes are back #Pyeongchang2018 #TeamNL (Photo via Instagram/laravanruijven)

<p>Maia Shibutani, Alex Shibutani USA, ice dancing<br>shibsibs: Thank you everyone! WE DID IT! So proud of this team!! ❤️❤️ Repost: @maiashibutani (Photo via Instagram/shibsibs) </p>
Social snaps from PyeongChang: Day 5

Maia Shibutani, Alex Shibutani USA, ice dancing
shibsibs: Thank you everyone! WE DID IT! So proud of this team!! ❤️❤️ Repost: @maiashibutani (Photo via Instagram/shibsibs)

<p>Dimitri Isler Switzerland, freestyle skiing<br>sir_dimitri_isler: We are always giving our best to shine on and off the slope! (Photo via Instagram/sir_dimitri_isler) </p>
Social snaps from PyeongChang: Day 5

Dimitri Isler Switzerland, freestyle skiing
sir_dimitri_isler: We are always giving our best to shine on and off the slope! (Photo via Instagram/sir_dimitri_isler)

<p>Gus Kenworty USA, freeskiing<br>guskenworthy: I’m a proud dad, today. ❤️<br> (Photo via Instagram/guskenworthy) </p>
Social snaps from PyeongChang: Day 5

Gus Kenworty USA, freeskiing
guskenworthy: I’m a proud dad, today. ❤️
(Photo via Instagram/guskenworthy)

<p>Nicole Della Monica Italy, figure skating<br>nik_dellamonica: Sognare e lottare insieme a voi per una medaglia è stata una delle esperienze più belle di tutta la mia carriera. L’affetto e l’ammirazione che ho per ciascuno di voi non si possono esprimere a parole. GRAZIE #italiateam #figureskating #olympics #pyeongchang2018 #teamevent #bestteam (Photo via Instagram/nik_dellamonica) </p>
Social snaps from PyeongChang: Day 5

Nicole Della Monica Italy, figure skating
nik_dellamonica: Sognare e lottare insieme a voi per una medaglia è stata una delle esperienze più belle di tutta la mia carriera. L’affetto e l’ammirazione che ho per ciascuno di voi non si possono esprimere a parole. GRAZIE #italiateam #figureskating #olympics #pyeongchang2018 #teamevent #bestteam (Photo via Instagram/nik_dellamonica)

<p>Shaun White USA, snowboarding<br>shaunwhite: Sitting here on my day off watching @teamusa crush it! Excited for halfpipe Semi Finals tomorrow #Olympics (Photo via Instagram/shaunwhite) </p>
Social snaps from PyeongChang: Day 5

Shaun White USA, snowboarding
shaunwhite: Sitting here on my day off watching @teamusa crush it! Excited for halfpipe Semi Finals tomorrow #Olympics (Photo via Instagram/shaunwhite)

<p>Jenny Jones USA, snowboarding<br>jennyjonessnow: Well done @aimee_fuller that was tough conditions and as you said…. “ it felt like I was in a wind tunnel on the last jump” the wind massively effected the slopestyle today and such a-shame for the riders not to be able to showcase the true level and progression of women’s riding over the last few years. #pyeongchang2018 @bbcsport (Photo via Instagram/jennyjonessnow) </p>
Social snaps from PyeongChang: Day 5

Jenny Jones USA, snowboarding
jennyjonessnow: Well done @aimee_fuller that was tough conditions and as you said…. “ it felt like I was in a wind tunnel on the last jump” the wind massively effected the slopestyle today and such a-shame for the riders not to be able to showcase the true level and progression of women’s riding over the last few years. #pyeongchang2018 @bbcsport (Photo via Instagram/jennyjonessnow)

<p>Anna Sloan Scotland, curling<br>anna_sloan: Anna & co are settling in at the Olympics & exploring the village before they get going with competition on Wednesday!<br> Follow @team_muirhead<br> @teamgb<br> @scottish_curling<br> for more updates!<br> (Photo via Instagram/anna_sloan) </p>
Social snaps from PyeongChang: Day 5

Anna Sloan Scotland, curling
anna_sloan: Anna & co are settling in at the Olympics & exploring the village before they get going with competition on Wednesday!
Follow @team_muirhead
@teamgb
@scottish_curling
for more updates!
(Photo via Instagram/anna_sloan)

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