Share This Photo

Facebook
Twitter
Google
Reddit
Digg
SU
Advertisement

Advertisement
Getty Images
6/16
Jossi & Byron Wells (Freestyle Skiing)
Brothers Jossi (23) and Byron (21, pictured) Wells of New Zealand could be contenders in either freeski halfpipe or slopestyle, depending on which event they enter. If either win a medal, it would be New Zealand’s second Winter Games medal and the country's first since 1992.
Share This
USA Today Sports
7/16
James Woods (Freestyle Skiing)
Great Britain has never won an Olympic skiing medal, or a gold medal at the Winter Olympics since the 1984 Games in Sarajevo. James Woods can etch his name both when he competes in freeski slopestyle. Woods, 21, finished second at the 2013 World Championships, behind American Tom Wallisch and ahead of American Nick Goepper.
Share This
USA Today Sports
8/16
Shani Davis (Speed Skating)
Shani Davis is looking to join White and Wescott as the only American men to win a third consecutive gold medal in their sport. The 31-year-old speed skater won gold in the 1000m in Torino and Vancouver. Davis has also won two consecutive silver medals in long track (1500m).
Share This
USA TODAY Sports
9/16
Wang Meng (Short Track)
By winning one gold medal, China’s Wang Meng will hold the record for most golds (4) by a short track skater; and with two medals of any color, ties U.S. Olympian Apolo Ohno for most total medals all-time by a short tracker (8). The 28-year-old won gold, silver and bronze in Torino, and three golds in Vancouver.
Share This
Getty Images
10/16
Claudia Pechstein (Speed Skating)
German long-distance speed skater, Claudia Pechstein, has won nine medals over the course of five Winter Olympics, dating back to the 1992 Games. One more medal will make her the most decorated female Winter Olympian of all-time. Pechstein did not compete at the 2010 Games due to a blood doping controversy.
Share This