With seven different pilots having won either a gold or silver medal in the eight World Cup races this season, the four-man bobsled competition should be highly competitive in Sochi. Here's a look back at the 2013-14 season, which ended with Germany's Maximilian Arndt winning the overall World Cup title ahead of defending Olympic champion Steven Holcomb of the United States.
Calgary, Nov. 30
Steven Holcomb's 'Night Train Squared' four-man sled won the season opener by .09 seconds over German rival Maximilian Arndt and Russian Aleksandr Zoubkov, who tied for silver.
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Park City, Dec. 7
From left: Chris Fogt, Steve Langton and Curt Tomasevicz pushed Holcomb's sled to another World Cup victory.
Lake Placid, Dec. 15
Holcomb kept his perfect start to the year going in Lake Placid, the final race of 2013.
Winterberg, Jan. 4
Minutes before Arndt's Jan. 4 victory, Steven Holcomb crashed his sled at the end of his second run. He and his crew emerged unscathed, but finished in 20th place.
Winterberg, Jan. 4 and 5
With the competition having moved across to Europe, Maximilian Arndt's four-man sled emerged victorious in Germany, winning both races.