11:38 AM EDT 11/19/2014
Originally posted 02/07/2014 09:00AM
The first Winter Olympics ever took place Chamonix, France, in 1924, with a slate that included bobsleigh, curling, hockey, skiing and something called "military patrol."
But of all the original Winter Olympians, none have captivated us quite like the glorious skaters who thrilled the world in the shadow of Mont Blanc.
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