The Life List: 9 athletes who heated up the Beijing Winter Olympics

(Clockwise from top left) Eileen Gu, Ayumu Hirano, Chloe Kim and Donovan Carrillo. PHOTOS: AFP, NYTIMES, EPA-EFE
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SINGAPORE - The Winter Olympics in Beijing may be coming to an end on Feb 20, but the passion of the athletes is still alight. And many have left long-lasting impressions on sports fans. Here are nine stars who have won hearts with their performances, good looks, stylish get-ups and underdog stories.

The man who set the Winter Olympics on fire right from the start is 36-year-old Nathan Ikon Crumpton, who competes in skeleton racing.

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