She won a surprise bronze in front of an adoring crowd and had a very human moment. Plenty of Olympians would gladly embrace such a situation. To win here, for her, it means a lot. We had her in our hearts this whole time. This is a stepping stone. Olympics is what matters.
Blake Leeper, Olympic hopeful double amputee, has prosthetics ruled ineligible
9. Katarina Witt
Our editorial content is not influenced by any commissions we receive. Sign up for The Complex Newsletter for breaking news, events, and unique stories. Sign up for the Complex Newsletter for breaking news, events, and unique stories. All Rights Reserved. October is in full swing, and us kids at Complex couldn't be happier about it. Baseball playoffs, leaves on the ground, and the first sips of those spicy hot schnapps drinks with the little pieces of cinnamon in 'em. Plus Halloween, a chill in the air, and revolution. Sitting around the fireplace with the fam, carving pumpkins and Why yes, we did, as in the October Revolution.
10. Amy Acuff
By Louisa Peacock. No sooner did AdMe. And then came the judgment. Column inches spoke of the 'demeaning' way Russia is marketing its female Olympians. Others said the photos were controversial , adding that it brings a whole new meaning to the phrase 'checking out the competition'. True, the photos are racy. True, these girls look like gorgeous pin-up models fit for a Pirelli calendar well they are Olympic athletes; all those hours down the gym is bound to pay off.
The Russian Women's Hockey League players have stunned fans as they pose in a number of scenes covered in flowers for a photoshoot depicting the different seasons. Some of Russia 's best female hockey stars have appeared in a stunning nude calendar for The players from the Russian Women's Hockey League calendar pose in different positions for the sultry calendar, with each snap meant to represent the different seasons. According to reports in Russia, the Russian Women's Hockey League wanted to show the players' "more tender side".