LOOK: The many faces of ski jumpers
They're not pretty -- but they look better than you would when flying at 50 miles per hour off a massive slope.
The ski jump. How do these men and women get the guts?
It's not the most fascinating watch -- the average viewer can't discern a good from a great jump, really -- but it is at the same time hard to turn away.
At least know this: The Olympians participating in Sochi are very much human. Stomachs of steel? Sure. But not immune to the fleeting holy-crap-I'm-flying facial expression. I've culled a few of the better ones from the first few days of the Olympics.
The record-setting Jamaican sprinter had one of his nine gold medals stripped
This could be the best Olympics ever
Hundreds of athletes are implicated across more than one Olympics
Biles hopes to add another heap of gold medals to the United States' cache
If you've got a problem, yo, he'll solve it
The coaches made headlines for all the wrong reasons during the Olympics