More to final than Jacobellis' fall
KRASNAYA POLYANA, Russia -- The woman who won Sunday afternoon's snowboardcross race and became the first athlete from the Czech Republic to medal in Sochi did so while wearing a moustache.
"I did it first at world championships in 2011," Eva Samkova said of the painted-on 'stache that's become her trademark, the most visible declaration of her fun-loving personality. "I finished fifth that year, so it's good luck. Today, it's in my national colors, special for this special day."
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