Sochi marked the first Winter Games since the 2010 death of Olympic documentarian Bud Greenspan. In his honor, we present a few frames of a film we wish he could have made.
This is an article from the March 3, 2014 issue
A portentous beginning.
The bathroom door that wouldn't open was real; the wolf in the athletes' village, not so much.
Breakout star Sage Kotsenburg receives—thanks to Conan O'Brien—a bacon medal.
"Gypped" skater Ashley Wagner, Sochi's answer to McKayla Maroney.
Creepiest eyes of the Games? A surprisingly hard-fought competition.
The hosts' hockey performance flummoxed a nation.
Johnny Weir—always fabulous.
The hosts' self-deprecation brings an entertaining Olympics full circle.