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10) The torch being carried in at Opening Ceremonies.

Nothing says welcome to Winter Games like seeing the torch make its debut!

9) Athletes using strength and skill at powerlifting.

Can you lift that? Because I can’t. Congratulations to every powerlifting athlete for your awesome accomplishments.

8) Some seriously awesome dance moves. 

If SOTX athletes know how to do one thing, it’s dance. After opening ceremonies, some serious dance moves were happening on the court.

7) Post-game celebrations after an exciting volleyball match.


Win or lose, we think all of our volleyball teams are pretty awesome. This post-game celebration shows just how fun competing in volleyball is.

6) Our Law Enforcement Torch Run officers having a great time at Opening Ceremonies.

Though Winter Games are all about our athletes, the Law Enforcement Torch Run officers typically have a great time too. That smile says it all.

5) This couple.

This couple may just be the greatest SOTX fans. Here’s to the cutest couple spotted at Winter Games!

4) Volunteers giving our athletes hearing screenings at Healthy Athletes.


Healthy Athletes gives our SOTX athletes a chance to have health screenings and learn about healthy eating. Thanks to all the volunteers who helped make it happen.

3) This athlete’s pure joy for receiving a medal.

We could not be more proud of how hard our athletes worked during Winter Games. Congratulations to all of our athletes on your hard earned ribbons and medals!

2) SOTX athletes looking glamorous in evening gowns at the fashion show.

These athletes are looking red carpet ready in these dresses. We think they’ve never looked better!

1) The happiness of this hug. 

As much as we love watching our athletes compete, we love seeing the smiles from athletes and volunteers even more. Thanks to all of our volunteers for making Winter Games a success! 

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