Let’s get loud
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Women’s Downhill

Let’s get loud
LET’S GET LOUD: Cheerleaders rally the crowd at an Olympic venue. Their reviews are mixed. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Carole Montillet-Carles
Carole Montillet-Carles of France speeds past a gate during the Women’s Downhill. (Kevin Frayer / AP)
Anja Paerson
Anja Paerson of Sweden is shrouded in a cloud of snow as she comes to a halt in the finish area after clinching the bronze medal in the Women’s Downhill. (Charles Krupa / AP)
Kildow finishes
Lindsey Kildow hangs her head after finishing in eighth place in the Women’s Downhill at the Winter Olympics in San Sicario Fraiteve, Italy. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Carolina Ruiz Castillo
Carolina Ruiz Castillo hangs her tongue out after completing her run in the Women’s Downhill Final. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
Dofmeister
Michaela Dofmeister of Austria reacts to winning the gold in the Women’s Downhill at the 2006 Winter Olympics in San Sicario Fraiteve, Italy. (Gina Ferazzi / Los Angeles Times)
Michaela Dofmeister
Michaela Dofmeister of Austria kisses the podium after winning the Gold Medal in the Ladies’ Downhill. (Gina Ferazzi / LAT)
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