This multiple-exposure image by Globe and Mail photographer John Lehmann shows Canadian freestyle skier Dara Howell during her gold medal slopestyle run.
Alexandre Bilodeau earned his second consecutive gold medal in men’s moguls, while teammate Mikael Kingsbury took home the silver.
The double win puts Canada in first place in the overall medal standings.
This is Bilodeau’s second gold medal after winning the event in Vancouver. Russian Alexandr Smyshlyaev earned the bronze.
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Fellow Canadian Olympians congratulated the pair immediately following the game.
Yaaaaaaa Sick run!!!! @ABilodeau_ski tellement solide!!!!!!! Super contente pour toi!!! Bravo!!!!!!!!!!!!
— Caroline Calvé (@CaroCalve) February 10, 2014
— Ben Coakwell (@bencoakwell) February 10, 2014
— Erik Guay (@erikguay) February 10, 2014
Members of Team Canada’s short track Olympic team during practice at the Ice Cube in Sochi before the start of the 2014 Winter Olympics. Follow John Lehmann’s Sochi photo diary on Instagram.
Skeleton slider John Fairbairn has a degree in mechanical engineering, and was given the moniker “Brains” after a track announcer mispronounced his name. “I’ve always been a bit of a nerd and so I’ve had a brain painted on my helmet.”
Eric Neilson, meanwhile, took a different approach with his demon head: “The helmet is on fire,” he said Wednesday.
“Unlike John, apparently I’m a complete idiot.”
“I think it’s one of the opportunities that we have in our sport to show our own personalities,” said Calgary slider Sarah Reid, who has painted a Day of the Dead image on hers with a girl and skulls.
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– With a report from Alan Baldwin, Reuters