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Olympic champion Jamie Anderson is turning heads on and off the slopes

Slideshow of snowboarder Jamie Anderson.  On Feb. 9, 2014, Anderson won gold in women's slopestyle during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
Slideshow of snowboarder Jamie Anderson. On Feb. 9, 2014, Anderson won gold in women's slopestyle during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia.
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On Sunday Feb. 9, snowboarder Jamie Anderson claimed the second gold of the 2014 Winter Olympics for the Americans. The 23-year-old tore up the slopestyle course with a 95.25 in her final run, emerging victorious in the first ever Olympic women’s slopestyle competition.

Gold medalist Jamie Anderson of the United States celebrates during the medal ceremony for the Women's Snowboard Slopestyle Finals on 2 of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics at Medals Plaza on February 9, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.
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After recently dying her hair blonde, Anderson now has a gold medal to match her golden locks. Needless to say, she makes snowboarding look good.

The Lake Tahoe product also takes an interesting approach to prepare for her contests. Prior to the slopestyle finals, she was lighting candles and listening to yoga tapes.

After messing up the landing on her first run, Anderson needed to stick her second run to claim gold; and that’s exactly what she did at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park.

Anderson represents what dreams are made of (Olympic and otherwise). Want to see more? Then checkout this slideshow dedicated to the recently-crowned Olympic champion.