You see lots of athletes on TV get geared up for competition by putting on some headphones and losing themselves in their favorite music. What are they playing? Here are three winter-sports athletes who shared their playlist from the streaming service Rdio.com.
Julia Mancuso has won one gold and two silver medals in her two previous Olympics. She is a favorite to medal in the downhill in Sochi. Her playlist includes songs from Lorde, Haim and Broken Bells.
Hiliary Knight won a silver medal with the U.S. hockey team at the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver and also has an NCAA championship with Wisconsin. Her playlist includes songs from Counting Crows and blink 182.
Gretchen Bleiler, a multi-time champion in the Winter X Games and silver medalist at the 2006 Turin Olympics, didn't make it to Sochi, but she still one of the better known competitors in snowboarding. Her playlist includes songs from Jay-Z, Avicii and Macklemore.