02/08/2014 10:05 EST | Updated 04/10/2014 05:59 EDT

Family and friends cheer on Ottawa-area athletes in Sochi

There's a bobsled in a front yard off Island Park Drive — remnants of a community send off for Cody Sorensen, the brakeman on Canada's 4-man bobsled team...  

Residents of Almonte are raising $10,000 to get the town's name on the jacket of cross-country skier Perianne Jones. 

Dawn McEwen's family is packing bags for a trip to Sochi, to watch her take the lead on Canada's women's curling team.

Amanda Pfeffer has the story of three of the National Capital region's six Olympic athletes.