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Faces of the 2018 Arctic Winter Games

With the 2018 Arctic Winter Games heading into the final stretch, take a look back at the athletes and moments from the first three days of competition.

The Games are in full swing in Fort Smith and Hay River, N.W.T.

With the 2018 Arctic Winter Games heading into the final stretch, take a look back at the athletes and moments from the first three days of competition:

Team Alaska's Dene hand games team used face paint - and facial expressions - to intimidate their opponents on the Katlodeeche First Nation. (Mark Hadlari/CBC)
Yukon figure skater Bronwyn Hays was all smiles after winning a bronze ulu in the short program - a skate her coach deemed 'flawless.' (Alexandra Byers/CBC)
Speedskater Emma Carpenter, draped in the Nunavut flag, accepts the territory's first gold ulu at the 2018 Games. (Alexandra Byers/CBC)
Team N.W.T.'s Austin Daniels lines up a shot at the midget hockey competition. Team N.W.T. would finish third in the round robin. (Michael Salamonie/CBC)
Team N.W.T.'s junior female curling team poses for a photo. The team is in the gold ulu match Thursday. (Alexandra Byers/CBC)
Intense concentration is on the face of a team Nunavik athlete during the Dene games stick pull event. (Mario de Ciccio/radio-Canada)
A team Yamal biathlete concentrates on their target in Hay River. Team Yamal's participation in the shooting events was in doubt after the athletes' rifles were confiscated crossing the border, but locals stepped up to provide replacements for competition. (Philippe Morin/CBC)
Two Nunavut hockey players keep their eyes on the puck. Nunavut's midget hockey team topped the standings after the round robin. (Michael Salamonie/CBC)
Nobody is too big for dog mushing - not even the Arctic Winter Games mascot, Kechi. The Games wrap up on Saturday. (Philippe Morin/CBC)