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Tina Maze...Slovenia's Tina Maze speeds down the course during an alpine ski, women's super-G, at the World Cup finals in Lenzerheide, Switzerland, Thursday, March 13, 2014.

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Slovenia’s Tina Maze speeds down the course during an alpine ski, women’s super-G, at the World Cup finals in Lenzerheide, Switzerland Read more

Canada's Luscombe skis during the Men's Downhill Standing training at the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Winter Games at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center...Canada's Braydon Luscombe skis during the Men's Downhill Standing training at the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Winter Games at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center, March 6, 2014.

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Canada’s Braydon Luscombe skis during the Men’s Downhill Standing training at the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Winter Games at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Centre

France's Ophelie David, from left, Canada's Kelsey Serwa, Canada's Marielle Thompson and Sweden's Anna Holmlund compete during their ski cross final at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Friday, Feb. 21, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

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France’s Ophelie David, Canada’s Kelsey Serwa, Canada’s Marielle Thompson and Sweden’s Anna Holmlund compete during their ski cross final at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics in Russia.

Sweden's Henrik Harlaut performs jump during men's freestyle skiing slopestyle finals at 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor

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Sweden’s Henrik Harlaut performs a jump during the men’s freestyle skiing slopestyle finals at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor

Skiers reach the top of a mountain near the start of the men's downhill ski course ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympics, Monday, Feb. 3, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.

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Skiers reach the top of a mountain near the start of the men’s downhill ski course ahead of the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Krasnaya Polyana, RussiaRead more

Skiing freeriders Nicolas and Loris Falquet collaborated with photographer Jeremy Bernard and Swiss mountain sports manufacturer Mammut to create unique images by colouring the snow at their local ski fields of Les Marecottes, near Martigny, in south-western Switzerland. The Swiss brothers used eco-friendly coloured pigments and a futuristic atomizer to colour the snow over a period of 15 days to create 5 minutes of video and a portfolio of 13 extraordinary photos

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Skiing freeriders Nicolas and Loris Falquet collaborated with photographer Jeremy Bernard and Mammut to create unique images by colouring the snow at the local ski fields of Les Marécottes, near Martigny, in southwestern Switzerland

A ski slope sign is seen on at Zauchensee, Austria, on January 10, 2014 on the sidelines of the the FIS World Cup. The second training run for the women's downhill skiing in Altenmarkt has been cancelled due to heavy snowfall overnight, organisers said Friday.

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A sign on a ski slope at Zauchensee, Austria, where the skiing World Cup is taking place. The second training run for the women’s downhill event in Altenmarkt was cancelled due to heavy snowfall overnight, organisers said on Friday

Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) and Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev (C)  ride in a ski cable car cabine as they visit the mountain Laura Cross Country and Biathlon Centre near the Black Sea resort of Sochi, on January 3, 2014. Sochi will host the 2014 Winter Olympics that start on February 7, 2014.

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Vladimir Putin (left), president of Russia, and Dmitry Medvedev (centre), prime minister, ride in a ski cable car as they visit the Laura cross-country and biathlon centre near the Black Sea resort of Sochi, which will host the Winter Olympic Games this year .