The Best Canadian Moments From The 2014 Sochi Olympics (PHOTOS)
The Huffington Post Canada
It's over. After more than two week of intense competition, the Sochi Olympics have come to a close. For Canada, it has been one of the best games ever. We look back at some of our favourite moments. What was yours?
Canada came to the Sochi Olympics with high expectations. We think Canadian Olympians delivered. Here are some of our favourite moments from these games. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
Queen Of The Moguls
Justine Dufour-Lapointe took Canada's first gold medal of these games in the moguls. The Dufour-Lapointe sisters came into these games favourites in the event. (Photo by Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)
Her sister Chloe took silver and the sisters became Canada's sweetheart of these Games. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)
Master Of The Track
Charles Hamelin won gold with a masterful 1500m race. (Photo by Robert Cianflone/Getty Images)
And made hearts melt with this post-race kiss with his girlfriend and teammate Marianne St-Gelais. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)
Canada's figure skaters took silver in the team skate and gave us one of our favourite photos of the Sochi Olympics. (DARRON CUMMINGS/AFP/Getty Images)
Canada's Alex Bilodeau showed us why he's the boss. Winning a gold in moguls and defending his Olympic gold medal. (JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images)
Yes, his brother was there to celebrate! (FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)
“I have a family, a great girlfriend, a team of trainers, but the person who motivates me to go through the highs and lows is my brother.” — Alex Bilodeau (JAVIER SORIANO/AFP/Getty Images)
Dara Howell soared above the hills of Sochi and brought home a gold in ski slopestyle. (FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)
Canada's Kim Lamarre made sure she wasn't alone on the podium, winning bronze. (FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)
'I Wanted Him To Have Dignity'
And it wasn't just the medalists. Cross-country coach Justin Wadsworth helped this Russian skier when his skis broke during a race. "I wanted him to have dignity as he crossed the finish line," Wadsworth told the Toronto Star.
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A Flash Of Silver
Speedskater Denny Morrison raced to a silver in the 1000m. (ANTONIN THUILLIER/AFP/Getty Images)
But it was his teammate Gilmore Junio who made it possible by giving up his hard-earned spot in the 1000m to Morrison. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
Denny Morrison would add to his medal tally. Winning a bronze in the 1500m. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
Patrick Chan took silver in men's figure skating. It took a world record from Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu to beat him. Chan apologized after his medal, but he didn't need to. He's a champion in our hearts. (ANTONIN THUILLIER/AFP/Getty Images)
Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir charmed us with their skate. (DAMIEN MEYER/AFP/Getty Images)
But the judges didn't see it our way. (ANTONIN THUILLIER/AFP/Getty Images)
Bobsleders Kaillie Humphries and Heather Moyse don't know the meaning of the word quit, coming from behind to beat the USA for a bobsledding medal. Moyse and Humphries defended their Olympic gold from Vancouver. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)
A Perfect Games
This is what Olympic joy looks like. Jennifer Jones, one of Canada's most decorated curlers had never made it to the Olympics. She took gold in Sochi. (JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)
And she did it perfectly. No losses in the round robin. Ruthlessly efficient on her way to gold. (JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)
Don't Forget The Boys
Ontario's Brad Jacobs and his team were almost as good. Their gold medal match against Team Great Britain was a frighteningly dominating performance. (LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)
The Comeback of Comebacks
And this is what a comeback looks like. Down 2-0 with less than five minutes to go, the Canadian women's hockey team showed us why you can never count them out. The tying goal came with less than a minute left in regulation.
A goal in overtime sealed the deal.
That's four gold medals in a row. This never gets old. (Getty Images)
The Medals Don't Stop
Marielle Thompson and Kelsey Serwa added to the medal tally as the games wound down. (FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)
Hearing the anthem at the Olympics is probably the best feeling ever. (Photo by Quinn Rooney/Getty Images)
Sorry, Team USA
And it wasn't for a medal, but we have to mention the boys. After a scare against Latvia, they proved they can play with the best. Beating the USA 1-0 and giving them a spot in the gold medal game. (JULIO CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)
(Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
And They Brought It For The Gold Medal Game Too
Beating Sweden 3-0 in a masterful game. (Photo by Martin Rose/Getty Images)
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