We’re super excited about the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi now that they’ve officially opened! It’s a great time to fuel up on national pride and to cheer on your country. With so many social media platforms out there, it’s easy to stay on top of the latest Olympic news and get a look at the games from a VIP’s perspective. We’re counting down eight awesome Instagram accounts to follow, so that you can stay up to date on Sochi 2014 through the art of photography.
Naturally, the Instagram account manned by the Olympic Committee is going to top our list. This is definitely one of the best accounts to follow for the most up to date photos. The account is filled with some beautiful displays of photography, as well as some cool behind-the-scenes shots.
There are so many Olympic athletes to follow on Instagram, but we especially dig U.S. Freestyle skier Keri Herman’s account. She snaps a lot of great photos on the slopes, and her account is already filled with tons of images from inside Sochi.
One of the most well known athletes on the U.S. Olympic Team, snowboarder Shaun White is a fun guy to follow on Instagram. He has a bunch of goofy shots on his account, and we have no doubt he’ll be posting more throughout his journey in Sochi.
This is the official Instagram account for the Organizing Committee of the 2014 Sochi Olympics. All of their photos give you an inside look at this year’s games including ceremonies, athletes, volunteers, and the Olympic Village. Definitely worth the follow!
Justine Dufour-Lapointe is a member of the Canadian Freestyle Ski Team, and we love keeping tabs on her Instagram account! She’s got a great mix of fun selfies, action shots, and photos with her fellow athletes. We expect to see some more awesome photos from her as the games continue on.
Keep tabs on the American Olympic Team by following their official Instagram account. See what the athletes are up to, and best of all — get a glimpse at some behind-the-scenes Sochi 2014 moments.
Follow the activities of the Canadian Olympic Team with their official account on Instagram. Keep up with your favorite athletes, breaking news, and browse the many cool photos that are being posted.
If you want to see some more action in your Instagram feed, check out Australian Freestyle skier Russ Henshaw’s account. It’s filled with some truly stellar shots, and gorgeous mountain sceneries.
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