By Eliana Dockterman
February 6, 2014

Like beautiful views, big air and athlete hijinks? We’ve rounded up the most fun and interesting athletes to follow on Instagram as they document their trip to Sochi. Follow them to get a behind-the-scenes look at the 2014 Winter Olympics or just check out the gorgeous pics and videos we loved below.

Bode Miller, Alpine Skier, Team USA

Olympic and World Cup championship gold medalist in skiing

Early morning inspection #Kitzbühel

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Bobby Brown, Freestyle Skier, Team USA

Freestyle skier and winner of both the SlopeStyle and Big Air events at the Winter X Games XIV

Joss Christensen, Freestyle Skier, Team USA

First-time Olympian in Sochi

Julia Mancuso, Alpine Skier, Team USA

Won gold at the 2006 Winter Olympics for the giant slalom and silver at the 2010 Winter Olympics for both downhill and combined

Ready and set #sochi2014. #SkiLikeNinjas

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Russ Henshaw, Freestyle Skier, Australian Olympic Team

Won a silver medal in Slopestyle at the Winter X Games XV

Boxing Day backies at @whistlerblackcomb | photo: @lauramechielsen

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Sarah Hendrickson, Ski Jumper, Team USA

This is the first year the Olympics have a women’s ski jumping event. At only 19, Hendrickson has won U.S. title and a World Championship gold

Ted Ligety, Alpine Skier, Team USA

Won the 2006 Winter Olympics gold medal in Alpine skiing and is a four-time World Cup Champion

Yaaa @felixneureuther u were superman today. #kitzbuhel #sieger #winner @gopro

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Greg Bretz, Snowboarding, Halfpipe, Team USA

Placed 12th in the 2010 Olympics

AMERICA!!!! 🇺🇸

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Hannah Teter, Snowboarding, Halfpipe, Team USA

Won a gold medal in the halfpipe during the 2006 Winter Olympics

Jamie Anderson, Snowboarding, Slopestyle, Team USA

Competing in the slopestyle’s Olympic debut in Sochi

Justin Reiter, Snowboarding, Alpine, Team USA

Earned a silver medal at the 2013 World Championships in parallel slalom

Walking on a dream. Guten Morgen Österreich.

A post shared by Justin Reiter (@justin_reiter) on

Mark McMorris, Snowboarding, Slopestyle, Canadian Olympic Team

Won gold medals at both 2012 and 2013 Winter X Games in slopestyle

@ulrikbadertscher and I wishing you a happy New Years from the slopes😉

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Nate Holland, Snowboarding, Snowboardcross, Team USA

Has won seven X Games gold medals

#Seahawks #12thMan #Shredding @SquawValley #GoHawks #GoPro #GoProApp @gopro

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Taylor Gold, Snowboarding, Halfpipe, Team USA

Olympic rookie

Kate Hansen, Luge, Team USA

Won the USA Luge National Championship in 2013

Lolo Jones, Bobsled, Team USA

Competed as a hurdler in the 2008 and 2012 Summer Olympics

J.R. Celski, Short Track Speedskating, Team USA

Won two bronze medals at the 2010 Winter Olympics

Darth Vader status mang. @certifiedjeffsimon @j2k111 #tbt #Shanghai

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Kelly Clark, Snowboarding, Halfpipe, Team USA

Won a gold medal at the 2002 Olympics and a bronze in 2010

It's the big show tonight! Women's pipe finals live on @ESPN 9ET. #Xgames

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Taylor Chace, Sled Hockey, Team USA

Won gold with his team in the 2010 BC Paralympic Winter Games

Bruins va Habs game with Billy , thanks for the tix #bruins ! Go #nepassage

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Monique Lamoureux, Women’s Hockey, Team USA

Won silver with Team USA in 2010 Winter Olympics with her twin sister Jocelyn

Check out the newest issue of Time Magazine. @jocelyneusa17 #teamusa

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