In the twilight hours of the Iron Curtain, Lorisa Selezneva and Oleg Makarov sailed across the ice at the 1984 Winter Olympic Games, taking home bronze medals for the Soviet Union. Friday, the former Olympians became U.S. citizens. (Photo by Johnny Simon/MSNBC)
Four-time Olympian Julie Chu carries the American flag into the stadium. The ice hockey champion – who helped her team win silver in Sochi – was picked by her fellow Team USA athletes for the honor. "I'm so humbled," she told Today. "I don't even know how to express it."