Emotions were running high at the Olympic debut of women's ski halfpipe, as athletes, family and friends honored the memory of freeskiing pioneer and advocate Sarah Burke.
The story of the day at women's snowboardcross was not that Lindsey Jacobellis fell in her semifinal heat and failed to win an Olympic gold for the third time. The story was Eva Samkova, who raced flawlessly to top the podium.
A video message sent by her hometown coach inspires American snowboarder Kaitlyn Farrington to a surprise gold medal in the women's halfpipe.
Canadian skier Dara Howell landed the best run of the day, the best run of her life and one of the best runs in women's slopestyle history to take gold in Sochi.
U.S. snowboarder Jamie Anderson met the hype head on and will leave Sochi the first Olympic gold medalist in women's slopestyle history.
An event in Times Square to mark 100 days until the Winter Olympics featured sport demonstrations, the unveiling of new uniforms and, on a serious note, a protest of Russia's antigay law.