Transcript for Warm Weather at Sochi Makes it Difficult to Compete
Reporter: You wouldn't know it from these pictures, but the winter olympics are feeling a lot like the summer games. Up on the slopes we saw bare Earth where there should be snow. The Mercury topping 60 degrees. In the women's downhill, slush, challenging American laurenne Ross who lost her ski in a fall. But nothing stopped California's Julia Mancuso from skiing to bronze in the super combined, I have been thinking of standing on the podium, dreaming of it. Reporter: Man cuso brings the medal count to five. One day after sage colts ensburg wowed the world. Reporter: The Dutch now leading the medal count with seven, followed by Canada with five. Host Russia claimed its first gold yesterday in team figure skating. Causing Vladimir Putin to crack a smile. The Russian president, very visible, hugging athletes, sharing beers in that red jumpsuit. Dutch speed skating champion ireen west, who is openly gay, even says Putin cuddled her, adding even more warmth to these winter games. It was so warm on the ski slopes today, we saw skiers stuff snow inside their suits to cool down. Ski jumpers were landing in puddles. It will stay in the 50s and 60s all week long.
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