Dramatic Photos: Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

The Sochi Olympics were full of dramatic moments. Here are some of the nail-biting, cringe-worthy and on-your-feet highlights.

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Eva Vrabcova-Nyvltova of the Czech Republic collapses after the Women's 30km Mass Start Free during day 15 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Center on Feb. 22, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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Brooklee Han of Australia competes in the Figure Skating Ladies' Free Skating on day 13 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Iceberg Skating Palace on Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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Haejin Kim of South Korea reacts after competing in the Figure Skating Ladies' Free Skating on day 13 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Iceberg Skating Palace on Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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Mao Asada of Japan reacts after competing in the Figure Skating Ladies' Free Skating on day 13 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Iceberg Skating Palace on Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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Gold medalists Magnus Hovdal Moan, Haavard Klemetsen, Magnus Krog and Joergen Graabak of Norway celebrate after the Nordic Combined Men's Team 4x5km during day 13 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at RusSki Gorki Jumping Center on Feb. 20, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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Members of South Korean short track team celebrate winning the gold medal in the Short Track Ladies' 3000m Relay Final at Iceberg Skating Palace on day 11 of the Sochi Winter Olympics on Feb. 18, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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Spectators walk past the Olympic flame on a foggy night in Olympic Park during the 2014 Winter Olympics on Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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Torin Yater-Wallace of the United States waits for his score after his run in the Freestyle Skiing Men's Ski Halfpipe Qualification on day eleven of the 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on Feb. 18, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
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Athletes race in the big final in the Women's Snowboard Cross at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park during the Sochi Winter Olympics on Feb. 16, 2014.
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Evgeny Plyushchenko of Russia reacts after his injury at a warm up during the men's figure skating short program, which forced him to drop out of the competition.
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France's Alexis Pinturault reacts after crashing out during the men's alpine skiing super combined slalom.
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Gold medalist Poland's Justyna Kowalczyk reacts during the women's cross-country skiing 10km classic flower ceremony.
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Italy's silver medalist Arianna Fontana poses during the women's short track 500m medal ceremony.
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Norway's Marit Bjoergen reacts at the finish line of the women's cross-country skiing 10km classic.
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Slovenia's goalkeeper Robert Kristan reacts after Russia's scored a fifth goal during the men's ice hockey group A match between Russia and Slovenia.
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Elise Christie of Great Britain reacts after the short track speed skating ladies' 500m final.
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American Jeremy Abbott, out to redeem himself after a spill in the team competition last week, tumbled again — hard.
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He missed a landing on a quadruple spin, slid into the boards and lay on the ice for several seconds before picking himself up and resuming his routine. As the Iceberg Skating Palace crowd urged him on, Abbott somehow synced back up with his musical soundtrack and nailed the remainder of his jumps.
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Canadian Yuki Tsubota crashes during the ladies ski slopestyle final.
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Gold Medallists, Germany's Tobias Arlt and Tobias Wendl celebrate during the luge doubles flower ceremony.
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Tina Maze of Slovenia kisses the ground after her run during the alpine skiing women's downhill on day 5.
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Switzerland's Dominique Gisin reacts after finishing the women's alpine skiing downhill.
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Alexandra Coletti of Monaco is carried to a helicopter after a crash during the alpine skiing women's Downhill on day 5.
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Elise Christie of Great Britain falls and collides with Seung-Hi Park of South Korea and Arianna Fontana of Italy as she competes in the short track speed skating ladies' 500m final.
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Sage Kotsenburg of the United States celebrates winning gold after his second run during the snowboard men's slopestyle final.
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Just before the final, two Canadian sisters, Justine Dufour-LaPointe (left) and Chloe Dufour-LaPointe have a quick fist bump.
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Ashley Wagner of the United States reacts to her score after competing in the figure skating team ladies short program.
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Eduardo Alvarez of the United States and Ho-Suk Lee of South Korea clash and fall as they compete in the short track speed skating men's 5000m relay semifinal.
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Andrej Tavzelj #4 of Slovenia checks Vyacheslav Voynov #26 of Russia into the glass in the first period during the preliminary round game.
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Monique Angermueller of Germany hit the wall while competing during the women's 1000m speed skating event.
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Paul Bonifacio Parkinson of Italy competes during the men's figure skating short program.
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