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USA Today Sports
1/12
Hannah Kearney
Mogulist Hannah Kearney, who won gold in Vancouver on the competition's final run, will attempt to win her second consecutive gold medal, making her the first freestyle skier to win not just back-to-back golds, but two gold medals in freestyle skiing overall.
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2/12
Canada's Dufour-Lapointe sisters
Not only can one country - Canada - sweep the podium in women's moguls, but one family can be the ones doing it. The Dufour-Lapointe sisters - Maxime, Justine and Chloe - will be Hannah Kearney's main competition. At least one of them has reached the podium during the World Cup events leading up to Sochi.
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USA Today Sports
3/12
Canada's moguls of moguls
Defending gold medalist Alex Bilodeau and teammate, defending World Champion Mikael Kingsbury, have been going head-to-head throughout the World Cup season, finding themselves 1-2 on the podium. With Bilodeau retiring after the Olympics, this is one of the most anticipated showdowns, with Alex essentially passing the torch to his Canadian teammate.
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USA Today Sports
4/12
New format for moguls
Under the new format, each moguls skier gets two chances to make it from qualifications into a knockout round, which then leads to a six-person final round. Like aerials, all of this happens in a single day.
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USA Today Sports
5/12
New format for aerials
Under the new format, each aerialist gets two chances to make it from qualifications into the 12-person final. The final itself has three rounds of sudden death competition, leaving four athletes in the decisive round. The complicating factor is that each athlete must perform a different jump in each of the final rounds. All of this happens over the course of a single day.
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