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Bobby Brown, slopestyle skiing
Brown became the first skier to win two golds at the Winter X Games when he won slopestyle and big air at the 2010 event. He has had an up-and-down 2013 as he battled through injuries, but looks to be in good health heading into his first Olympics, in Sochi.
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Kaitlyn Farrington, snowboard halfpipe
Farrington, 24, will make her first Olympic appearance in Sochi. She clinched her Olympic spot at the final selection event, winning with a first-run score of 91.4 points.
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Nick Goepper, slopestyle skiing
The 19-year-old Goepper will make his Olympic debut in Sochi. In 2013 he won gold at the Winter X Games and finished third at the FIS World Championships. He graduated high school with a 3.7 GPA, earning himself an academic scholarship to Westminster University in Salt Lake City, Utah.
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Chas Guldemond, snowboard slopestyle
Became one of the biggest names in snowboard slopestyle after finishing second in the world standings in 2009. He will make his first Olympic appearance at the Sochi Games.
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Keri Herman, slopestyle skiing
Herman grew up playing hockey before transitioning to slopestyle skiing as a student at the University of Denver. The transition went well: She is a two-time Winter X Games silver medalist and won the slopestyle World Cup in 2013, the first American woman to do so. She will look for similar success in her first Olympic appearance, in Sochi.
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