Best of the Sochi Olympics: Day 4

The fourth day of the Winter Olympics in Sochi kicked off on the snow and ice. Click to see the best photos from the competition.

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Felicia Zhang and Nathan Bartholomay of the United States compete in the pairs short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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Natalie Geisenberger of Germany waves the flag fter finishing her final run to win the gold medal during the women's singles luge competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
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Erin Hamlin of the United States greets her coach after finishing her final run to win the bronze medal during the women's singles luge competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
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Germany's Jenny Wolf, foreground, races China's Zang Hong in the second heat of the women's 500-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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Switzerland's Iouri Podladtchikov celebrates after his second half pipe run during the men's snowboard halfpipe final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. Podladtchikov won the gold medal.
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Snowboarder Shaun White failed to medal at the halfpipe event after a lackluster first run. While he managed to clean up his act for his third run, a few messy landings kept him from taking one of the top three spots, earning him fourth place.
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Two-time gold medal snowboarding champ Shaun White had a disappointing finish in the halfpipe final: fourth place.
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American Devin Logan won the silver medal in slopestyle skiing’s Olympic debut in the Sochi Games on day four of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics. Logan, 20 of West Dover, Vt., surged into second place with a first run score of 85.40 points at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park. The 2012 Winter X Games slopestyle silver medalist wiped out during her second run. She's set to compete in halfpipe on Feb. 20.
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Danny Davis of the United States competes during the men's snowboard halfpipe qualifying session at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
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Paige Lawrence and Rudi Swiegers of Canada compete in the pairs short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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Belarus' Darya Domracheva skis on her way to win the gold medal in the women's biathlon 10k pursuit, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
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A man is silhouetted against the setting sun as he takes a gondola ride down the mountain from cross-country sprint races at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
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Julia Lavrentieva and Yuri Rudyk of Ukraine compete in the pairs short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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Belarus' Darya Domracheva shoots on her way to win the gold medal in the women's biathlon 10k pursuit, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
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Japan's Fuyuko Suzuki shoots during the women's biathlon 10k pursuit, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
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Belarus' Darya Domracheva skis on her way to win the gold medal in the women's biathlon 10k pursuit, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
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Fans from Switzerland stand with their alphorns as they wait for the beginning of a cross-country sprint qualifying race at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
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France's Anais Bescond shoots during the women's biathlon 10k pursuit, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
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South Korea's Lee Sang-hwa, foreground and Brittany Bowe of the U.S. compete in the first heat of the women's 500-meter speedskating race at the Adler Arena Skating Center during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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Shaun White of the United States waves to the crowd after a run during the men's snowboard halfpipe qualifying at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
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Italy's Nicole Della Monica and Italy's Matteo Guarise fall in the Figure Skating Pairs Short Program at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics on February 11, 2014.
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Miriam Ziegler and Severin Kiefer of Austria compete in the pairs short program figure skating competition at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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Shaun White got off to a powerful start Tuesday at his first competition of the Sochi Games. The iconic snowboarder quickly became the man to beat at the men's halfpipe qualifier, soaring through the air with apparent ease, in spite of the massive pressure he faces. He scored a 95.75 on the first of two qualifier runs which almost guarantees a place for him in the finals later in the day.
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With an American flag-printed scarf over his nose and mouth, White clapped his hands before diving into the halfpipe, executing a series of big-air moves and flawlessly landing each. When he finished, the star high fived fans while waiting for the judges' decision.
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US skier Bode Miller takes part in a Men's Alpine Skiing Super Combined Downhill training session at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 11, 2014.
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Katie Summerhayes of Great Britain competes in the Freestyle Skiing Women's Ski Slopestyle Qualification on day four of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 11, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.
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Lisa Zimmermann of Germany competes in the Freestyle Skiing Women's Ski Slopestyle Qualification on day four of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on February 11, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.
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Japan's Nozomi Komuru takes off during Skeleton training at the Sanki Sliding Center in Rosa Khutor during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 11, 2014.
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Ann Swisshelm, left, and Jessica Schultz of the United States sweep the ice during the women's curling competition against Russia at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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A volunteer clears slushy snow from a pair of skis near the training slopes of the alpine course at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia. Warm temperatures in the mountains made the snow too soft and caused the cancellation of Women's downhill training on Tuesday.
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Canada's Kim Lamarre takes a jump during the women's freestyle skiing slopestyle qualifying at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
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Canada’s Kaitlyn Lawes, center, shouts sweeping instructions to her teammates Dawn McEwen, left, and Jill Officer, during women's curling competition against Sweden at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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United States' Ted Ligety makes a turn during Men's super combined downhill training at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
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US Devin Logan celebrates in the Women's Freestyle Skiing Slopestyle finals at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park during the Sochi Winter Olympics on February 11, 2014.
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Cecilia Ostberg of Sweden (11) celebrates her goal against Germany with teammate Anna Borgqvist (18) during the third period of the 2014 Winter Olympics women's ice hockey game at Shayba Arena, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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Emma Nordin of Sweden celebrates her goal against Germany during the first period of the 2014 Winter Olympics women's ice hockey game at Shayba Arena, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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Kerstin Spielberger of Germany flips the puck past Josefine Holmgren of Sweden during the third period of the 2014 Winter Olympics women's ice hockey game at Shayba Arena, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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