The reasons the Olympics enthrall viewers — the atmosphere, the joy of winning, the agony of defeat, the spectacle of sport — are the same reasons they produce some of the best photos.
Now, check out photos from the very first Winter Olympics…
- Here’s why there are tiny green plants at the bottom of the ski jump hill
- Adam Rippon had a funny answer about the Olympic experience after a ‘spellbinding’ performance that had the figure-skating world buzzing
- 17-year-old Chloe Kim just wanted some ice cream while she was dominating her first Olympic event