Photo Galleries presented by Citi and The Hartford
   

How will you remember the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia? From March 7-16, check USParalympics.org for daily photo galleries that capture the top moments of the Games, from the Opening Ceremony to the Closing Ceremony with all five sports in between. 

Steve Cash
Photo gallery presented by The Hartford: Day 9

Just before a spectacular Closing Ceremony that showed what is possible, Oksana Masters won her second cross-country skiing medal of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.

Photo gallery: Closing Ceremony

The Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games, which were record-breaking in terms of athletic performances, ticket sales and media coverage, came to an end tonight at Fisht Stadium in Russia with a spectacular Closing Ceremony. 
Staci Mannella
Photo gallery: Alpine skiing Day 9

Allison Jones and Alana Nichols each finished fourth in the women's giant slalom to close out the alpine skiing competition at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.
Oksana Masters
Photo gallery: Cross-country skiing Day 9

Oksana Masters won a bronze medal in cross-country skiing to end the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games on a high note for Team USA.


Steve Cash
Photo gallery presented by The Hartford: Day 8

Day 8 of the Paralympic Winter Games was highlighted by the U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team’s 1-0 win against Russia in the gold medal game in Sochi, Russia. U.S. Marine Corps veteran Josh Sweeney scored the winning goal for Team USA.

Photo gallery: Sled hockey Day 8

With a goal from U.S. Marine Corps veteran Josh Sweeney, Team USA beat Russia 1-0 to claim the sled hockey gold medal. Team USA is the first to win consecutive Paralympic titles in sled hockey.

Photo gallery: Alpine skiing Day 8

Health Calhoun's sixth place finish in the men's giant slalom highlighted Day 8 of the Paralympic Winter Games for the U.S. Paralympic Alpine Skiing Team.
Tatyana McFadden
Photo gallery: Cross-country skiing Day 8

Behind performances from Jake Adicoff and guide Reid Fletcher as well as Tatyana McFadden, Team USA finished sixth in the 4x2.5-kilometer mixed relay on Day 8 of the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.
Evan Strong
Photo gallery presented by The Hartford: Day 7

Day 7 of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, produced eight medals for Team USA, including a sweep of the first-ever men’s snowboard cross competition with Evan Strong winning gold, Mike Shea winning silver and Keith Gabel winning bronze.
Stephanie Jallen
Photo gallery: Alpine skiing Day 7

In a four medal day for Team USA's alpine skiers, U.S. Army veteran Heath Calhoun and Mark Bathum won silver medals, while Stephanie Jallen and Danelle Umstead won bronze medals in the super combined at the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.

  Photo gallery: Biathlon Day 7

The U.S. Paralympic Nordic skiing team closed out the biathlon competition of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, today with another strong showing.



Photo gallery: Snowboarding Day 7

Evan Strong, Michael Shea and Keith Gabel swept the men's medal stand, while Amy Purdy took bronze in the first-ever snowboard cross event at the Paralympic Winter Games.

Evan Strong
Photo gallery presented by The Hartford: Day 6

On Day 6 of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, the U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team shutout No. 1 Canada 3-0 in the semifinal to advance to the gold medal game against Russia. Snowboarders also practiced on Day 6 in preparation for the first-ever Paralympic snowboard cross competition on Day 7.

Declan Farmer
Photo gallery: Sled hockey Day 6

With two goals by Declan Farmer and another from Josh Pauls, the 2014 U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team beat Canada 3-0 in the semifinal at Shayba Arena on Day 6 of the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games on March 13, 2014, in Sochi, Russia. Team USA will play Russia on Saturday for the gold medal.

Jasmin Bambur Photo gallery: Alpine skiing Day 6

Mark Bathum and guide Cade Yamamoto finished fourth in the men’s visually impaired slalom to lead Team USA in a cold night of racing under the lights at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. 
Mike Shea
Photo gallery: Snowboarding practice Day 6

The U.S. Paralympic Snowboarding Team practiced on March 13 in preparation for the first-ever snowboarding event at the Paralympic Winter 
Staci Mannella
Photo gallery presented by The Hartford: Day 5

On March 12, Team USA won two medals. Laurie Stephens kicked-off Day 5 action with a bronze medal in the women's slalom sitting race while Tatyana McFadden, a track star turned cross-country skier, later won the silver medal in the women's 1-kilometer sprint sitting. the U.S. Paralympic Wheelchair Curling Team also won two.
Tatyana McFadden
Photo gallery: Cross-country flower ceremony Day 5

Tatyana McFadden, a three-time U.S. Paralympian in track, won her 11th Paralympic medal on March 12 at the Paralympic Winter Games. It is her first-ever international medal as a cross-country skier. 

Photo gallery: Alpine skiing Day 5

Day 5 of the Paralympic Winter Games was the women's slalom competition. Laurie Stephens, a sitting skier, won her third bronze medal of the 2014 Games. 
U.S. wheelchair curling team
Photo gallery: Wheelchair curling Day 5

The 2014 U.S. Paralympic Wheelchair Curling Team beat China in the morning and Sweden in the afternoon to improve to 4-4 at the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia.


Rico Roman
Photo gallery presented by Citi: Day 4

Team USA notched two top-10 finishes in biathlon while Americans are in medal position after the first day of the super combined race in alpine skiing. At Shayba Arena, the U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team fell 2-1 to Russia, to fall to second place in Pool B.

Photo gallery: Sled hockey Day 4

In Pool B, Team USA fell 2-1 to the host country, Russia, at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games. The U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team finished the the pool in second place.


Gallery: Biathlon Day 4

Team USA had two top-10 finishes on Day 4 of the Paralympic Winter Games in biathlon, including a fifth place finish from U.S. Army veteran Andy Soule, who won bronze at the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games.

Gallery: Alpine skiing Day 4

Weather postponed the super-G run of the super combined, but that did not deter Stephanie Jallen and Danelle Umstead from putting together solid slalom runs to end the day sitting in third place after the first event of the super combined.
Stephanie Jallen
Photo gallery presented by Citi: Day 3

On Day 3 of the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, U.S. alpine skiers won two bronze medals in the women’s super-G. Stephanie Jallen, 18, medaled in the standing race. Laurie Stephens later won the sitting bronze.

Photo gallery: Day 3 alpine skiing

In her Paralympic Winter Games debut, 18-year-old Stephanie Jallen won bronze in the women’s super-G competition, while Laurie Stephens won her second bronze medal of the Games at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center.


Photo gallery: Day 3 wheelchair curling

The U.S. team of Penny Greely, Jimmy Joseph, Meghan Lino, Patrick McDonald, and David Palmer lost twice on Day 3 of the 2014 Sochi Paralympic Winter Games at the Ice Cube Curling Center, falling to Canada and Russia.

Photo gallery: Day 3 cross-country skiing

Although Team USA did not medal on Day 3 in cross-country skiing, Jake Adicoff and his guide Reid Pletcher battled warm temperatures throughout the 20-kilometer cross-country race today to finish sixth with a time of 58:37.4.


Cade Yamamoto and Mark Bathum
Photo gallery presented by Citi: Day 2

On Day 2 of the Paralympic Winter Games, Team USA won two medals. Oksana Masters won the first medal, a silver, for U.S. women's cross-country in 20 years. Mark Bathum also won a silver medal with guide Cade Yamamoto.


Photo gallery: Day 2 alpine skiing

Mark Bathum and guide Cade Yamamoto won silver in the men's visually impaired class to lead Team USA to four top-10 finishes in the men’s super-G competition at the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Center.

Photo gallery: Day 2 cross-country skiing

Paralympic Winter Games rookie Oksana Masters led the way on Day 2 of the 2014 Sochi Winter Paralympic Games, winning silver in the women's 12-kilometer cross-country competition. Masters' medal is the first U.S. women’s Paralympic medal in cross-country in 20 years.

Oksana Masters
Photo gallery presented by Citi: Day 1

Team USA won three medals on Day 1 of the Paralympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, while the U.S. Paralympic Sled Hockey Team opened play with a 5-1 win over Italy.
Laurie Stephens
Photo gallery: Day 1 biathlon

The U.S. Paralympics Nordic Skiing Team had two fourth place finishes in biathlon on the opening day of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games.
Laurie Stephens Photo gallery: Day 1 alpine skiing

Allison Jones won Team USA's first medal of the Paralympic Winter Games, a bronze in the women's standing downhill. Alana Nichols won a silver medal in the women's sitting downhill, beating teammate Laurie Nichols. 
Paralympic flame Photo gallery presented by Citi: Opening Ceremony

The Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games are officially underway in Russia. Approximately 700 athletes from 45 countries participated in the ceremony, marking the largest Paralympic Winter Games to-date.
Opening Ceremony of the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games
Photo gallery: Team USA at Opening Ceremony

Alpine skier Jon Lujan, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, officially started the 2014 Paralympic Winter Games for Team USA, acting as the U.S. flag bearer for the Opening Ceremony at on March 7, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.