McMorris celebrates his bronze medal win

Day 1: Top 7 Canadian Olympic Athlete Photos

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Each day of the Olympic Games, we will feature the Top 7 Canadian Olympic Athlete Photos drawn from the Bell Olympic Lens Fan-powered Photo Experience

Golden Day 1 for our Canadian Olympic Athletes in Sochi with 3 medals: Gold, Silver, and Bronze.  After one day of competition, Canada is ranked number 2 in the overall metal standings, behind only Norway’s 4 medals: 2 Gold, Silver and Bronze.

First medal for Canada awarded to 1st time Olympian Mark McMorris, Bronze in #Slopestyle #Snowboarding! Men’s #Slopestyle Finals also saw Max Parrot finish 5th and Sebastien Toutant finish 9th.

All 3 famous Dufour-Lapointe Sisters and Audrey Robichaud qualified for the Ladies Moguls Finals. Justine Dufour-Lapointe awarded the Gold medal while Sister Chloe Dufour-Lapointe was awarded a Silver medal!

Women’s Hockey Team cruised past Switzerland in the opening matchup 5-0.

#WEAREWINTER: this is our playground!

7. Team Brad Jacobs takes to the curling rink for practice

6. Mikael Kingsbury and Alex Bilodeau cheering on Audrey Robichaud competing in Ladies Moguls Finals

5. Women’s Hockey Team defeat Switzerland 5-0 in opening game

4. Snowboarder Max Parrot competes in Men’s Slopestyle Final

3. Chloé Dufour-Lapointe #Silver (left) celebrates victory with Sister Justine Dufour-Lapointe #Gold

2. Justine Dufour-Lapointe reacting to her #Gold performance results

1. Mark McMorris celebrating his 1st Olympic Medal for Canada at Sochi, #Bronze