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Shani Davis, Julia Mancuso compete for gold; Sochi mascot gets stuck

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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Events are heating up around Sochi with women's alpine skiing and men's speed skating among the events held tonight.

Lindsey Vonn was considered a favorite for this event, until an injury forced her to drop out. Now Team U.S.A. is looking to Julia Mancuso, who is looking to add an Olympic gold medal to her collection.

[SPOILER ALERT: Alpine Skiing]

Men's short track is the best event for top American J.R. Celski, who rebounded from suffering a seven-inch gash in his leg at the Vancouver Olympic Trials to win two bronze medals at those games.

[SPOILER ALERT: Short Track]

Also tonight, check out men's speed skating. Shani Davis is looking for his first title in his favorite distance which is also called the Race of Kings. Watch as the 31-year-old from Chicago goes for the gold.

The U.S team took a gamble on their new uniforms, which they changed in the middle of the games. Did a quick costume change the outcome for tonight's competition?

[SPOILER ALERT: Speed Skating]

Check out tonight's Primetime Olympic Schedule by clicking here.

He may not be an Olympian, but it sure takes some skill to get this polar bear in a car! Check out this video of the Sochi mascot working hard just to get his large head into the passenger's seat.

[Sochi mascot's head too big to fit in car]

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