Wendy Mitchell
February 20, 2010 AT 03:00 PM EST

As the 2010 Winter Olympics kicks off in Vancouver, EW.com wanted to find out what pop culture is inspiring US athletes before they compete. So we asked a variety of Olympic competitors what song (or playlist of songs) they’ll be using to get pumped up. We’ll run these throughout the Games. Good luck, Team USA!

Allison Baver, Short Track Speedskating (1500m on at NBC at midnight)

“The Climb” by Miley Cyrus

“The song and lyrics really speaks to me. Having overcome so much this year with my injury and fighting to make it back, it just really helps me harness my focus, emotions and pumps me up!”

Photo Credit: Harry How/Getty

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