From Adelina Sotnikova's stunning win over Queen Yuna, to Yevgeny Plushenko's rise and fall, Meryl Davis and Charlie White's on-ice beauty and Ashley Wagner's sass - these were the best moments of figure skating from Sochi.
Brutal crashes, photo finishes and brilliant performances defined sports old and new, including ski cross, freeski slopestyle and moguls, and an all-American sweep of the slopestyle podium brought new stars Joss Christensen, Gus Kenworthy and Nick Goepper to light.
Dutch speed skaters had the most dominant performance in an individual sport of any country in any Winter Olympics, winning 23 total medals, eight of which were gold. Conversely, the U.S. speed skaters' performed dismally in Sochi.
Night Train pilot Steven Holcomb drove two- and four-man bobsleds to bronze medals, capping a four medal Sochi performance from U.S. bobsledders and punctuating a resurgence in American sliding sports.