At what point in human endeavor did it dawn on man to ski down a slope, jump and remain airborne for the better portion of the following 10 seconds? Whenever that was, be thankful, because it—along with so many other sports—provides some compelling and arresting images that come around once every four years.
As the medal counts rise, we've got 10 images from Day 2 of the Sochi Games that promise—to quote Barney Stinson—to be, "Awe, wait for it ... Some! Awesome!" Read on to be amazed.