Remember the part about Kjetil Andre Aamodt sitting out the downhill to concentrate on the technical events? Well, it worked. He didn't quite manage the gold in today's GS, but settled on silver for his 13th medal and second of these Championships.
An Olympic medal is an elusive thing, maybe determined by what you wore, a tactical shift or your state of mind at a critical instant. Whatever the influences, the world's biggest stage makes for the world's most enduring memories.