WOMEN
01/17/2014 09:08 am ET Updated Jan 25, 2014

11 Awesome Women To Watch At The 2014 Winter Olympics

Double axels, insane ski jumps and half-pipe moves -- we can hardly wait for the Winter Olympics to start.

During the 2012 Summer Olympics, we fell in love with incredible female athletes like gymnast Gabby Douglas, track star Allyson Felix and swimmer Missy Franklin. Needless to say, we were pretty sad when the Games ended. (It didn't help that we saw a lot less of Ryan Lochte, or as we like to refer to him in our office, "the gift that keeps on giving.")

Luckily, the Winter Games are bringing us a whole new round of inspiring women to be in awe of.

Here are 11 women to look out for at Sochi:

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Women To Watch At The 2014 Winter Olympics

Who are you looking out for at the Winter Olympics? Comment below, or tweet @HuffPostWomen.

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