The best photos from the Winter Olympics, Vol. III

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Lydia Lassila of Australia competes in the Freestyle Skiing Ladies' Aerials Qualification. (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

The unordinary Olympic events provide us with a chance at some extraordinary sports photography -- some of the best of its kind.

Today brings the third edition of the most terrific shots from across the world. Volumes I and II can be found in the links provided. We also explicitly shared the many terrific faces of mid-flight ski jumpers. A lot of ski jumpers involved in this gallery today. A final batch of first-rate Olympics photos will run next Monday, following the conclusion of the Games.

Enjoy and feel free to share the word/link.

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So great it looks fake. Lizzy Yarnold of Great Britain jumps holding her gold medal after winning the women's skeleton. (Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

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Andreas Nodl of Austria checks Jonas Holos of Norway, breaking the glass in the process (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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Assoli Slivets of Belarus practices before the freestyle skiing ladies' aerials qualifying. (Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

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Though it looks like he'll curtail the puck, Lars Haugen can't prevent the goal during Norway's game against Austria. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

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From left: Ivan Perrillat Boiteux, Jean Marc Gaillard, Maurice Manificat and Robin Duvillard of France celebrate winning the bronze in the 4x10 km cross country. (Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

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Those colors. China's Zhongqing Liu during men's aerials qualification. (Cameron Spencer/Getty Images)

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Janne Ryynaenen of Finland fly toward the mountain during nordic combined. (Al Bello/Getty Images)

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Great perspective. Four snowboarders pop off the track during snowboard cross. (Mike Segar/Reuters)

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Norway's Emil Hegle Svendsen celebrates just in time as France's Martin Fourcade can't quite beat him in the 15 km biathlon. (Harry How/Getty Images)

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We're always watching. Slovenia's Tina Maze of Slovenia wins the gold medal in giant slalom. (Agence Zoom/Getty Images)

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Great Britain's Paula Walker during women's bobsleigh training. Dig this photo. (John David/USATSI)

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Italy's Christof Innerhofer somersaults off the podium after winning gold in men's super combined. (Rob Schumacher/USATSI)

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Bode Miller is comforted by his wife, Morgan, following his bronze medal-winning race in super-G and the controversial interview that followed. (Rob Schumacher/USATSI)

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Unidentified skier pushes through fog in front of the Olympic rings. (Nathan Bilow/USATSI)

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Serious visibility issues, brahs. Men's snowboard cross quarterfinals. (Adam Pretty/Getty Images)

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Sweet, sweet timing. France's Pierre Vaultier wins, while the USA's Alex Deibold (USA) and Russia's Nikolay Olyunin have a similar reaction in snowboard cross. (John David USATSI)

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Sweden's David Andersson's reflection on the ice of the long-track 1,500 meters. (Phil Noble/Reuters)

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All in white: Australia's Lydia Lassila crashes during the women's freestyle skiing aerials qualification round. (Mike Blake/Reuters)

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Yet another stunning aerials capture. Belarus' Anton Kushnir. (Dylan Martinez/USATSI)

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An athlete practices on the shooting range before the men's biathlon 15km mass start event. (Stefan Wermuth/Reuters)

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Cold war creepin' in: Team USA's Ryan Callahan scuffles with Russia's Yevgeni Medvedev. (Mark Blinch/Reuters)

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The view from above after T.J. Oshie beat Russian goalie Sergei Bobrovski in a shootout to win for the United States. (Mark Blinch/Reuters)

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Meryl Davis and Charlie White of the U.S. celebrate their gold medal in the ice dance free dance program. (Alexander Demianchuk/Reuters)
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