Winter Olympics 2014

5 Photos You Have to See from Sochi Today

Going for the gold means rising to the top – often literally – and these athletes will do whatever it takes to stand out from the competition

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Italy's Michela Moioli, Bulgaria's Alexandra Jekova, Canada's Dominique Maltais, France's Chloé Trespeuch, the Czech Republic's Eva Samková and Team USA's Faye Gulini all put up a worthy fight at Sunday's snowboard cross finals – but who landed a major win? Samková took home the gold, with Maltais and Trespeuch rounding out the podium.