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Jamaica's Winston Watts (L) and Marvin Dixon carry their sled after a run in the two-man bobsleigh event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics, at the Sanki Sliding Center in Rosa Khutor February 17, 2014 (Reuters / Arnd Wiegmann)

February 24, 2014

Not your average Olympic athletes: Princess to Jamaican bobsleigh team

The world’s most renowned sports competition, the Olympics, has become an event that also attracts participants whose imaginative and positive approach outweighs their performance. RT’s Paul Scott got to know some of the more unusual competitors in Sochi, most of them sole representatives of southern countries with a not-so-developed winter sports tradition. The reason being is that they just don’t have any snow! There’s a luger who trained on a mountain road, a singing prince promoting his PR skills, and the Jamaican bobsleigh team who wrote a song about their adventures on the way to Sochi.

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