SOCHI, Russia — With speeds reaching 90 miles per hour in luge and bobsled races, Olympic athletes need to be fast to win. This gallery features the beauty and intensity of speed, even sports such as ice skating or curling that not typically associated with speed.
PHOTO GALLERY: Olympic athletes gather speed
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