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Top 5 Break-Out Athletes at the Winter Olympics!

Meryl Davis and Charlie White: It seems as if these two skated their way right out of a Disney movie. Their beautiful and inspiring performances have made this pair become the figure skating royalty. They won the silver medal at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver, but they were aiming for gold in 2014. Davis and White enlisted the help of Dancing with the Stars champion Derrick Hough to help them bring more ballroom technique to their program. The Ice Dancing Duo won gold at Sochi, beating their Canadian rivals, Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir. This is the first EVER gold that the U.S has won in Olympic Ice Dancing! Check out their ballroom inspired Gold medal winning routine performed at the US Figure Skating Championship Yulia Lipnitskaya: This is the first Olympics for 15-year-old Lipnitskaya. She debuted at the Olympics with her flawless performance during the new team competition. She became the youngest skater to ever win the European Championships in January.  Her biggest strength is her elasticity and her spins. Although she had falls in her …