The USA's Shaun White sails high above the crowd in his first run to take the gold medal for the Men's Halfpipe Snowboard competition at the Turin 2006 Winter Olympic Games in Bardonecchia, Italy, Feb. 12, 2006. American Daniel Kass took the silver medal, while Finland's Markku Koski took the bronze.
Eugeni Dementiev of Russia celebrates after he won the gold during the Men's 30km Pursuit Cross Country race in Pragelato Plan, Italy.
United States speedskater Chad Hedrick celebrates his gold medal for the Men's 5000 Meters in Turin. Hedrick vowed to win four more golds to equal compatriot Eric Heiden's feat of five golds at the games.
The United States' Sarah Parsons (27) scores past Germany's Jennifer Harss during a women's ice hockey match, in Turin. Darwitz scored two goals in the USA's 5-0 win.
The view down the track is reflected in the helmet of Italy's Armin Zoeggeler as he readies for his third run in the Men's Singles Luge in Cesana Pariol.
The Netherlands' Ireen Wust powers around the oval in the Ladies' 3000-meter speedskating, winning the gold medal in Turin.
United States curling alternate Scott Baird aims a stone as he practices in Pinerolo, Italy. Baird, 54, is the oldest athlete in the history of the Winter Games.
Jennifer Heil of Spruce Grove, Canada, holds up her gold medal for Women's Freestyle Skiing Moguls during the medals ceremony.
Italy's Armin Zoeggeler finishes his gold medal run in the Men's Singles Luge at Cesana Pariol.
Norway's Lars Bystoel makes his final jump on his way to winning the gold medal for the individual Normal Hill Ski Jumping, in Pragelato.
United States Women's Ice Hockey fans Vanessa Jorgensen, left, of Washington, DC, and Amor Caro Del Castillo, of San Diego, show their support during a match between the USA and Germany.
Norway's Lars Bystoel celebrates with teammates after winning the gold medal in the individual Normal Hill Ski Jumping in Pragelato.
Antoine Deneriaz of France, top, shows his gold medal as Michael Walchhofer of Austria, who took the silver, raises his arms, on the podium of the Men's Downhill in Sestriere Borgata.
Women skaters are a blur as they warm up before the start of the Short Track Speedskating 500 meter race in Turin.
Nick Fisher of Australia is airborne during the Men's Moguls training in Sauze d'Oulx Jouvenceaux.
Italy's Armin Zoeggeler slides past the Olympic logo in his third run of the Men's Singles Luge at Cesana Pariol.
Canada's Charles Hamelin, is sandwiched between South Korea's Ho-Suk Lee, left, the silver medalist, and South Korea's Hyun-Soo Ahn, right, the gold medalist, in the Men's 1500-meter Short Track Speedskating. Hamelin finished fourth.
Tobias Angerer from Germany leads the pack after the start of the Men's 30km Pursuit Cross Country race in Pragelato Plan.
Gold medal winner Eugeni Dementiev of Russia, center, is flanked by Norway's Frode Estil, who took silver, and bronze medal winner Pietro Piller Cottrer from Italy, right, during the medal ceremony for the Men's 30km Pursuit Cross Country race.
Italy's Manuel Pietropoli sails out of the morning sun during the first qualifying run at the Men's Halfpipe Snowboard competition in Bardonecchia.