ryoyu kobayashi of japan soars through the air during the ski jumping picture

Stunning Moments From Day 8 of the Winter Olympics

Adam Pretty/Getty Images British Back-to-Back Clive Mason/Getty Images British Back-to-Back The last run was the finest for Lizzy Yarnold, blazing to her second consecutive skeleton gold — and becoming the first-ever British Winter Olympian to win back-to-back gold in any event.
Welcome Back Tom Pennington/Getty Images Welcome Back Lindsey Vonn's much-anticipated Olympic return was spoiled by a late fall in the super-g, causing her to finish sixth overall in her first event since the Vancouver 2010 Games. Yu the Man Harry How/Getty Images Yu the Man With his gold, Japan's Yuzuru Hanyu became the first man to defend an Olympic figure skating title since USA's Dick Button in 1948 and 1952. Up Close and Personal Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Up Close and Personal Warning: the Czech Republic's Michal Jordan may be closer than he appears.
Marching Order Adam Pretty/Getty Images Marching Order The women's 12.5km biathlon mass start kicks off in an organized fashion. Reappearance Harry How/Getty Images Reappearance After a frustrating short program the previous night, USA's Nathan Chen redeemed himself with an unprecedented free skate — executing a record six quads to finish his Olympic journey on a strong note. Slope-stylish Cameron Spencer/Getty Images Slope-stylish Switzerland's Sarah Hoefflin took the gold medal in women's freestyle ski slopestyle with a beauty of a final run.
Cool Boltings Ryan Pierse/Getty Images, Cool Boltings Driving a sled named 'Cool Bolt', in tribute to both the 1988 Jamaican men's bobsled team, and legendary sprinter Usain Bolt — Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian and Carrie Russell prepare for Jamaica's women's bobsled Olympic debut. Short Track, Long Overdue Dean Mouhtaropoulos/Getty Images Short Track, Long Overdue Making his Olympic debut, John-Henry Krueger skated to silver in the short track 1000m to give USA its first individual speed skating medal since 2010.
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