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Gracie Gold, figure skating (United States)
Poised to be the breakout star of Sochi and the new face of American figure skating (prepare for pun-tastic headlines), the 18-year-old had a statement win at the U.S. Championships in January, posting national records in both the short skate and the free skate en route to the title. Fun fact: Her twin sister, Carly, is also a figure skater.