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13 Amazing Moments You May Have Missed From The Beijing Olympics

As the 2022 Beijing Olympics draw to a close, here are some of the most memorable moments from this year’s winter games.
1. American Samoan skeleton athlete and flag-bearer Nathan Crumpton oiled up in an “ie toga” at the Beijing 2022 Opening Cermeony in 23F weather.
2. Team USA’s speedskater Erin Jackson became the first black woman ever to win gold in an individual event at the Winter Olympics.
3. For the first time since the 1988 Winter Games which inspired the movie “Cool Runnings,” Jamaica competed in four-man bobsled.
4. Swedish figure skater Josefina Taljegård defied tradition by wearing pants to compete in the women’s short program .
5. Ukrainian skeleton athlete Vladyslav Heraskevych held up a “No War In Ukraine” sign after his race to call for peace.
6. Russian figure skater Mark Kondratiuk dressed up as Jesus and free skated to “Jesus Christ Superstar”.
7. American snowboarder Chloe Kim asked reporters for snacks after defending her Olympic gold in the snowboard halfpipe.
8. This Chinese solider raising the flag at the men’s 15km+15km skiathlon really gave it his all and people loved it
9. Chinese American skater Nathan Chen became the world’s best male figure skater after his Olympic gold win.
10. Eileen Gu, the US-born freestyle skier who competed for China, made history after her third medal win.
11. After speaking out about being abused, the South Korean women’s curling team made their Olympic comeback
13. In another incredible comeback, Polish luger Mateusz Sochowicz returned to compete at the Olympics after breaking his legs on the same track in a freak crash just months earlier
12. Italian skier Sofia Goggia lent her rival, team USA’s Mikaela Shiffrin, her medal-winning skis to compete at the Olympics with a sweet note reading, “Fly Mika, You Can.”
14. And a gay couple in Beijing photobombed a live broadcast about the Olympics from a Singaporean TV station with a kiss, defying Singapore’s ban on LGBT content
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