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espnW Photos of the Week: Dec. 16-22, 2013

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Sara Takanashi

Photograph By Simon Hofmann/Getty Images

Japans' Sara Takanashi wins the first women's ski jump World Cup event of the season, showing why she is the favorite at the Sochi Olympics. Takanashi, who won the overall World Cup title last season, jumped 102 and 96.5 meters for a total of 286 points.