30 hilarious faces Olympic figure skaters have made mid-performance

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    When figure skaters at the Winter Olympics first hit the ice, it's hard to focus on anything but their poise, strength, and sparkling costumes.

    But behind every seemingly effortless trick is an intensity that sometimes results in funny facial expressions.

    These talented pros are usually good at concealing what's really going through their minds when the stakes are so high, but, every now and then, the cameras catch a priceless moment of closed eyes, flying hair, and pure determination.

    Take a look at some figure skaters' most human moments captured mid-performance from this year's games in Pyeongchang.

    Vanessa James of France brushed along the ice with partner Morgan Cipres in the Pairs' Short Program on Wednesday.

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    The duo skated to “Make It Rain” by Ed Sheeran.



    In the same event, Alexa Scimeca Knierim of the US looked up while competing with partner Chris Knierim.

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    The married couple performed to "Come What May" from "Moulin Rouge."



    Ekaterina Alexandrovskaya and Harley Windsor of Australia also competed in the Pairs’ Short Program.

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    They performed their routine to “Paint It Black” by Hidden Citizen.



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