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6/23
Kaitlyn Farrington - halfpipe
Kaitlyn Farrington, 24, will enter Sochi with the distinction of being one of just two athletes to beat Kelly Clark at a contest this season, with the other being Australia's Torah Bright. The Idaho native will be making her first trip to the Olympics.
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7/23
Arielle Gold - halfpipe
The younger sister of Taylor Gold, Arielle is part of the revamped U.S. women's halfpipe team. A 2013 X Games bronze medalist, Gold carried momentum from last year's breakout into this season, taking 2nd at the Copper Grand Prix and qualifying for her first Olympic appearance.
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8/23
Hannah Teter - halfpipe
Hannah Teter won gold at the 2006 Torino Games in her Olympic halfpipe debut, then followed it up with a silver medal at the 2010 Vancouver Games. She'll be making her third Olympic appearance in Sochi after earning a spot on the team as a discretionary pick. Teter started off the season slow, but flipped the switch in the final batch of qualifiers at Mammoth Mountain. Competing in three halfpipe qualifiers in three days, Teter finished third in all three contests and as a result, was selected for her third straight Olympics. Indeed, three seems to be a lucky number for Teter right now.
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9/23
Sage Kotsenburg - slopestyle
Sage Kotsenburg entered the final Olympic qualifier in danger of missing the cut. Needing a win to secure a spot to Sochi, he pushed all the pressure aside and did just that. Sage brings a unique type of riding to Sochi. A favorite of snowboarders everywhere, he's known for grabbing his board in a variety of ways that both demonstrate his mastery of the tricks and add a ton of style. His cab double cork 1260 Japan grab is one of the best-looking tricks in slopestyle right now.
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10/23
Chas Guldemond - slopestyle
Chas Guldemond is another member of the first-ever U.S. Olympic slopestyle team. While his road to Sochi only included one podium finish in this year's qualifying events, Guldemond is certainly capable of earning a medal against an international field at the Olympics. One of his go-to tricks is the double backside rodeo.
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