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Sochi 2014, a photo retrospective

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Kotsenburg ~ Slopestyle gold

Photograph By Getty/Nick Atkins

Sage Kotsenburg made history by becoming the first gold medalist of the 2014 Sochi Olympics and the first gold medalist in slopestyle at an Olympics. That his slopestyle win made reporters worldwide lead their coverage with the words "Holy Crail," "Japan grab" and "rocket air" is why it will live on forever in snowboarding legend.