Day 1 from the Sochi Winter Olympics is in the books. And look at us! Everyone is still all in one piece and everything. I'm proud of us. I really am.
Not to dabble in cliche, but the best parts of the Winter Olympics are the images. With brilliant snow and ice providing the backdrop for all manner of acrobatics and athletic feats, the Winter Games truly are a visual marvel.
Did you miss the first full day of action? Are you just a fan of the majesty of still photography and its ability to capture what words cannot and what have you? Click on for the six most spectacular images of the day.