Years of training and hard work has lead to a trip to the Sochi Winter Olympics for many athletes with Michigan ties.

The competition is fierce, but that doesn't mean there's not time to have a little fun.

There are over 20 U.S. Olympians with Michigan ties who are competing in Sochi. Most of them are on Twitter sharing their experiences on everything from behind-the-scenes fun to missing their pets and more.

Here are a few recent highlights:

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