The 7 Awesome Girls You Should Be Rooting for at the Sochi Winter Olympics

by Heather Schwedel

Competing in the Olympics is a dream most of us had to give up after being rejected by the soccer team back in middle school, but for a select group of young athletes, the Games are about to become a reality. They've put in years of hard work and, as cream-of-the-crop competitors, are poised to step onto the global stage to prove themselves-no pressure, right?

Now that they're converging on Sochi, Russia for the 2014 Winter Olympics (which start February 7!), here's a handy guide to the insanely talented girls of Team USA.

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