Athletes to watch at 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi

The 2014 Winter Olympic Games will begin in Sochi, Russia on Feb. 7, 2014. Here is a look at some of the athletes expected to make headlines a year from now:

Mikaela Shiffrin

Shaun White

IBSF Bob & Skeleton World Championship 2013 - Day 2

ST MORITZ, SWITZERLAND - JANUARY 26: Elana Meyers and Katie Eberling of USA compete during the Women's Bobsleigh heat 3 of the IBSF Bob & Skeleton World Championship at Olympia Bob Run on January 26, 2013 in St Moritz, Switzerland. (Photo by Lars Baron/Bongarts/Getty Images)

2013 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships

OMAHA, NE - JANUARY 26: Meryl Davis and Charlie White compete in the Free Dance during the 2013 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at CenturyLink Center on January 26, 2013 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

2013 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships

OMAHA, NE - JANUARY 27: Max Aaron competes in the Men's Free Skate duringthe 2013 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at CenturyLink Center on January 27, 2013 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Heather Richardson Of USA Competes Bongarts/Getty Images

BERLIN, GERMANY - MARCH 10: Heather Richardson of USA competes in the 500m heats during Day 2 of the Essent ISU Speed Skating World Cup at Sportforum Berlin on March 10, 2012 in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Joern Pollex/Bongarts/Getty Images)

2013 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships

OMAHA, NE - JANUARY 26: Ashley Wagner competes in the Ladies Free Skate during the 2013 Prudential U.S. Figure Skating Championships at CenturyLink Center on January 26, 2013 in Omaha, Nebraska. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

2012 Skate Canada International

WINDSOR, ON - OCTOBER 28: Kaetlyn Osmond from Canada skates in the Gala Exibition during day three of the 2012 Skate Canada International, ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating at WFCU Centre on October 28, 2012 in Windsor, Canada. (Photo by Dave Reginek/Getty Images)