It wasn’t enough that Shaun White stopped to hi-five and hug two kids who survived cancer after a training run in Sochi. The American Snowboarder then gave away snowboards he used on his runs to both kids and a third fan who had all been flown by the Make-A-Wish Foundation to watch the games.
Gus Kenworthy melted a few hearts at Sochi when he tweeted a picture of himself holding his new adopted puppy. “Oh my glob, look who I just found! :) #sochistrays” The U.S. skier posted <a href="https://twitter.com/guskenworthy/statuses/433257297083899904">in a tweet</a>.
Canada's Alex Bilodeau celebrates his gold medal with his brother Frederic at the Men's Freestyle Skiing Moguls final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park during the Sochi Winter Olympics on Feb. 10, 2014.
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Switzerland's Iouri Podladtchikov, left, celebrates with Shaun White, of the United States, after Podladtchikov won the gold medal in the men's snowboard halfpipe final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics on Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
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Gold medalist Justine Dufour-Lapointe (L) and silver medalist Chloe Dufour-Lapointe of Canada celebrate during the medal ceremony for the Ladies Moguls Final 3 on day 2 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Medals Plaza on Feb. 9, 2014 in Sochi.
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Joint gold medalists Tina Maze of Slovenia and Dominique Gisin of Switzerland celebrate during the medal ceremony for the for the Alpine Skiing Women's Downhill on day five of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Medals Plaza on Feb. 12, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.
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Animal activist Igor Airapetian carries a stray dog to his car after it was brought out of Sochi by fellow activist to a rendezvous point 120 kilometers away from the Olympic area on Feb. 11, 2014, in Tuapse, Russia.
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