Vladimir Putin is a judo superstar. He excels at riding a horse while shirtless. But winter sports are where the Russian president really shines. On Sunday, Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev Instagrammed a photo of himself on a chairlift with Putin.
But that’s just the start of Putin’s athletic exploits on snow and ice.
Here he is on the slopes:
On the biathlon range:
On the skeleton track:
In the halfpipe:
On the curling sheet:
Competing in the one-man, shirtless bobsled:
Winning gold in figure skating: