18 unforgettable images from Sochi

On the first anniversary of the Closing Ceremony, here are 18 incredible images from the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games.

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Fans were treated to a spectacular Opening Ceremony at Sochi 2014.

Hayley Wickenheiser led Canada out at Fisht Olympic Stadium during the Parade of Athletes.
Alex Bilodeau conquers the bumps at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park.
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir at the conclusion of their Olympic program at Iceberg Skating Palace.
Atsuko Tanaka flies through the air at RusSki Gorki Jumping Centre.
Zina Kocher competes in the biathlon at the Laura Biathlon & Ski Complex.
Olympic champion Justine Dufour-Lapointe, looks over at silver medallist sister Chloé before the women’s moguls flower ceremony.
After a frightening crash, Canadian bobsledders take a breather at the Sanki Sliding Centre.
Dara Howell (left) and Kim Lamarre celebrate their podium performance.
Mark McMorris watches anxiously before learning he is Team Canada’s first Sochi 2014 medallist.
Marielle Thompson (middle right) and Kelsey Serwa (middle left) fly through the air before finishing 1-2 in ski cross.
Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse react as it becomes clear they successfully defended their Olympic title.
Jan Hudec upon learning he may have ended Canada’s 20-year Olympic alpine medal drought.
The post that kept Canadian hopes alive in the women’s ice hockey final.
Canadian women pose for championship photo after a stunning comeback as the United States team skates away.
Jennifer Jones shouts commands after a throw en route to a perfect 11-0 women’s curling record and gold medal.
Men’s ice hockey team captain Sidney Crosby looks around during the medal ceremony.
The flame goes out at the cauldron, bringing Sochi 2014 to an end following the Closing Ceremony.