CHAMPAIGN -- Performing at a competition like the Winter Games takes a lot of confidence.
RANTOUL -- It's one of the most historically well-known sports for the Summer Games.
CHAMPAIGN -- No matter which sport we're highlighting for Winter Sports Spectacular, a good health regimen is usually behind it.
RANTOUL -- Everyday life for one high school senior consists of perfecting her sport.
RANTOUL -- You may not see wrestling in the Winter Games, but it's one of the most historically well-known in the Summer Games.
SPRINGFIELD -- One of Central Illinois' own is competing in this year's Winter Games.
CHAMPAIGN -- Many people in Central Illinois are aspiring to one day, go to the Winter Games, like this 12-year old.
ASHLAND -- A sport you won't see in the Winter Games, or Summer Games, is tractor pulling.
SPRINGFIELD -- Kids are making axles, spins and jumps looking elegant on the ice.
CHAMPAIGN -- Archery is a sport typically seen during the summer. But, this winter, it's marking another big stepping stone for an area team.
CHAMPAIGN -- One of the events people are excited about during the Winter Games is hockey, especially those who are just beginning their careers in the sport.
CHAMPAIGN -- You can't talk about the Winter Games and not mention hockey.
CHAMPAIGN -- A sport well-known to the Winter Games is hockey, but its presence in Central Illinois may be hard to see.
CHAMPAIGN -- Here in Central Illinois, people are getting into a sport not in the winter games, but the competition involved is just as skilled.
CHAMPAIGN -- Thursday, the Winter Games officially kick off in Sochi, Russia.