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8 Of The Most Iconic Moments From The Winter Olympics

From a stunning scoring scandal to epic feats of athletic determination and triumph, these are the Olympic moments spectators remember forever.

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Before you settle in to watch the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing with your family, let’s take a look back at the Games’ most iconic, jaw-dropping moments.

At the 1980 Winter Games in Lake Placid, the U.S. Men’s Ice Hockey Team pulled off what has become known as a miracle on ice when they won gold in a dramatic upset against the Soviet Union. Their story would later inspire the Disney film, Miracle on Ice. Steve Powell/Getty Images Sport/Getty Images