Sochi on View: Scenes from Day 11

  • Belarus’ Anton Kushnir competes during the men’s freestyle skiing aerials qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor on Feb. 17, 2014.
  • David Wise of the U.S. performs a jump during the men’s freestyle skiing halfpipe finals at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor on Feb.18, 2014.
  • Snowboarders compete in the Men’s Snowboard Cross 1/8 Finals at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on Feb. 18, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.
  • Netherlands’ Jorrit Bergsma competes in the Men’s Speed Skating 10000 m at the Adler Arena during the Sochi Winter Olympics on Feb. 18, 2014.
  • Shim Suk-Hee of South Korea celebrates her team’s first place in the women’s 3000m short track speedskating relay final at the Iceberg Skating Palace during the 2014 Winter Olympics, Feb. 18, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
  • Norway’s Emil Hegle Svendsen (2nd L) and Czech Republic’s Ondrej Moravec (L) shoot during the men’s biathlon 15 km mass start event at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Feb. 18, 2014.
  • A woman carrying an umbrella walks past the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic flame on Feb. 18, 2014.
  • Belarus’ Dmitri Dashinski performs a jump during the men’s freestyle skiing aerials qualification round at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor on Feb. 17, 2014
  • Italy’s Alessandro Pittin competes during the Nordic Combined Individual LH/10 km Ski Jumping competition at the Russki Gorki Jumping Center on Feb. 18, 2014.
  • A skier competes during the men’s freestyle skiing halfpipe finals at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games in Rosa Khutor on Feb. 18, 2014.
  • New Zealand’s Beau-James Wells gets air during the men’s ski halfpipe final at the Rosa Khutor Extreme Park, at the 2014 Winter Olympics on Feb. 18, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.
  • Russia’s Ilya Kovalchuk (not shown) scores on Norway’s goalie Lars Haugen during the second period of their men’s qualification round ice hockey game at the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympics on Feb. 18, 2014.
  • Belgian two-woman bobsleigh pilot Elfje Willemsen and brakewoman Hanna Emilie Marien take the start of the Women’s Bobsleigh Heat 1 at the Sliding Center Sanki during the Sochi Winter Olympics on Feb. 18, 2014.
  • Czech Republic’s Ondrej Moravec (4) reacts as he wins bronze in the Men’s Biathlon 15 km Mass Start at the Laura Cross-Country Ski and Biathlon Center during the Sochi Winter Olympics on Feb. 18, 2014, in Rosa Khutor, near Sochi.
  • Marco Ladner of Austria competes in the Freestyle Skiing Men’s Ski Halfpipe Qualification on day eleven of the 2014 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park on Feb. 18, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.
  • Yuna Kim of South Korea performs during the practice session at Iceberg Skating Palace at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Feb. 18, 2014, in Sochi, Russia.
  • Fans walking past the Olympic Cauldron and flame are reflected in a puddle in the Olympic Park during the 2014 Winter Olympic Games in Sochi on Feb. 17, 2014.

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The 2014 Winter Olympics are officially underway in Sochi, Russia. The country is hosting its first Winter Games, which are set to include a record 98 events, up from 86 during the 2010 games in Vancouver.

Over the course of the 2014 Winter Olympics, msnbc will bring you images from the competitions and glimpses of the spectacle surrounding the international event.

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