Since the debut of Schuss, a cartoon character on skis, at the 1968 Winter Games, every Olympic Games has had a mascot except for the 1972 Winter Games. Here is a list of every Olympic mascot including the mascot for the 2014 winter games in Sochi, Russia.

Schuss - 1968 Winter Olympics, Grenoble, France

Although the Olympics did not official start endorsing mascots until 1972, Schuss, was the first mascot to be associated with an Olympics games.

Waldi - 1972 Summer Olympics, Munich, Germany

Waldi, a long-haired dachshund, was the first official Olympics mascot. Waldi was designed to represent the attributes described as required for athletes — resistance, tenacity and agility.

Schneemann - 1976 Winter Olympics, Innsbruck, Austria

Schneeman, German for Snowman, was the first official mascot of the Winter Games.

Amik - 1976 Summer Olympics, Montreal, Canada

In the Anishinaabe language, amik means "beaver." The beaver, an animal native to Canada, was chosen to represent hard work.

Roni - 1980 Winter Olympics, Lake Placid, New York

Named for the Adirondack mountain range, Roni was the replacement mascot for Rocky, a live raccoon who died before the Olympics began.

Misha - 1980 Summer Olympics, Moscow, Russia

In Russian, Misha is a diminutive for the Russian male name Mikhail. He was designed by children's books illustrator Victor Chizhikov, who won a contest.

Vucko - 1984 Winter Olympics, Sarajevo, Yugoslavia

Vucko, a wolf, was chosen in a newspaper contest from a list of six potential mascots. The other finalists were a chipmunk, a lamb, a mountain goat, a porcupine, and a snowball.

Sam - 1984 Summer Olympics, Los Angeles, California

Sam, a bald eagle, was designed by C. Robert Moore, an artist for Disney.

Hidy and Howdy - 1988 Winter Olympics, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Hidy and Howdy were brother and sister polar bears who wore western style outfits. The names were chosen from nearly 7,000 entries in a contest sponsored by the Calgary Zoo.

Hodori and Hosuni - 1988 Summer Olympics, Seoul, South Korea

Hodori and Hosuni were tigers portraying the friendly and hospitable traditions of the Korean people.

Magique - 1992 Winter Olympics, Albertville, France

The original Albertville mascot - "Chamois" the mountain goat - was scrapped in favor of Magique, the snow imp.

Cobi - 1992 Summer Olympics, Barcelona, Spain

Cobi was a Catalan Sheepdog in designed in Cubist style. Cobi was shown in a variety of advertisements for Olympic sponsors such as Coca-Cola, Brother Industries and Danone. He even had his own TV series, The Cobi Troupe.

Hakon and Kristin - 1994 Winter Olympics, Lillehammer, Norway

Haakon and Kristin, a pair of figures from the great age of Norwegian medieval history, were chosen as the mascots for the 1994 Winter Games. Three boys and three girls were chosen from 150 to personify Haakon and Kristin for the two years leading up to the Games.

Izzy - 1996 Summer Olympics, Atlanta, Georgia

Originaly named Whatizit (What is it?), the computer animated character with the ability to morph into different forms.

The Snowlets - 1998 Winter Olympics, Nagano, Japan

The original mascot for the Nagano Games was a weasel named Snowple, but he was replaced by four snow owls known as the Snowlets.

Olly, Syd and Millie - 2000 Summer Olympics, Sydney, Australia

Olly derived from "Olympic", Syd derived from "Sydney" and Millie derived from "Millennium" were chosen to represent the Olympic spirit of generosity, the people of Australia and the Millennium.

Poweder, Copper and Coal - 2002 Winter Olympics, Salt Lake City, Utah

The animals are major characters in the legends of local American Indians, and their stories reflect these legends. Each mascot also wears a charm around its neck with a petroglyph image to remind them of this heritage.

Athena and Phevos - 2004 Summer Olympics, Athens, Greece

Athena and Phevos were named after Greek gods. They were meant to represent participation, brotherhood, equality, cooperation and fair play.

Neve and Gliz - 2006 Winter Olympics, Turin, Italy

Neve, which means "snow" in Italian, represents softness, friendship and elegance. Gliz, a shortened version of the Italian word for ice, represents enthusiasm and joy.

The Fuwa - 2008 Summer Olympics, Beijing, China
Sumi, Quatchi and Miga - 2010 Winter Olympics, Vancouver, Canada

Miga is a mythical sea bear, part orca and part kermode bear. Quatchi is a sasquatch, who wears boots and blue earmuffs. Sumi is an animal guardian spirit who wears the hat of the orca whale, flies with the wings of the mighty Thunderbird and runs on the strong furry legs of the black bear.

Wenlock - 2012 Summer Olympics, London, England

Wenlock is an animation depicting a drop of steel from a steelworks in Bolton, England. He has five friendship bracelets on his wrist. Each bracelet takes the color of an Olympic ring. The three points on his head represent the three places on the podium. The pattern on his body with the logo of the games symbolizes the whole world coming to London in 2012. The shape on the front of his head represents the shape of the Olympic stadium roof.

Bely Mishka, Leopard and Zaika - 2014 Winter Olympics, Sochi, Russia

These mascots were chosen from a list of 10 finalists in nationwide text message voting contest.