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15 Students And Alumni To Watch At Sochi

For some 2014 Olympians, Sochi is just a break from school.

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Hannah Kearney from Dartmouth College (mogul skiing)

Kearney, a Hanover High School alum, considers herself "half-Canadian" because her mother grew up in Montreal. On starting college in 2013: "I'm a 27-year-old freshman and returning to college after a seven-year break from high school was by far the hardest thing I've ever done in my life." Even harder than moguls!

Gracie Gold from Glenwood High School (women's figure skating)

In 2010, a then 14-year-old Gold told the State-Journal Register in Illinois: "I would really like to be, or at least considered, for the 2014 Olympic team." Done and done. Not only did she qualify, but she won Nationals.

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