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Winter Olympics Photo of the Day: Twists and Turns

It may be the middle of winter in the northern hemisphere, but temperatures at the 2014 Sochi Olympics are on the milder side. The effect of these warm temperatures can be seen in Wednesday's Photo of the Day, which features Eric Frenzel of Germany (right) and Akito Watabe of Japan (left) competing in the Nordic combined individual normal hill event.

The shadowed shot was taken by Al Bello, Getty Images' award-winning chief sports photographer. Bello, who captured the image at the RusSki Gorki Nordic Combined Skiing Stadium, is covering his tenth Olympics in Sochi. It showcases the snow's slushy conditions as well as the tight turns competitors must maneuver. Read more...

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