A look back at the most exciting and monumental sights from the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Gabriel H. Sanchez
Posted on February 25, 2018, at 11:06 a.m. ET
The opening ceremony of the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at the Pyeongchang Stadium on Feb. 9.
The North Korea and South Korea Olympic teams enter together under the Korean Unification Flag during the opening ceremony Feb. 9.
Vice President Mike Pence, North Korea's nominal head of state Kim Yong Nam, and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's younger sister Kim Yo Jong attend the opening ceremony Feb. 9.
Players watch as the puck hits the glass in the first period of the men's playoffs quarterfinals between the Czech Republic and the United States on Feb. 21.
Emily Arthur of Australia after falling in her final run during the women's halfpipe final Feb. 13.
The blood of Alberto Maffei of Italy on the snow after he crashed during the men's big air qualification Feb. 21.
An unidentified athlete practices their maneuvers Feb. 18.
A robot takes a photograph the Gangneung ice hockey arena Feb. 21.
Impersonators of Donald Trump and Kim Jong Un are escorted out of the opening ceremony at Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium on Feb. 9.
Athletes rest during the nordic combined training Feb. 17.
Thorsten Margis and Francesco Friedrich of Germany react as they watch the final run by Justin Kripps and Alexander Kopacz of Canada during the men's 2-man bobsled Feb. 19.
Gold medalist Shaun White of the United States during the victory ceremony for the snowboard men's halfpipe final Feb. 14.
Yura Min and Alexander Gamelin of Korea react after competing during the figure skating ice dance short dance Feb. 19.
Aljona Savchenko and Bruno Massot of Germany react after their performance during the pair skating free skating competition final Feb. 15.
Jocelyne Larocque, #3 of Canada, refuses to wear her silver medal after losing to the United States in the women's gold medal game Feb. 22.
Britain's Elise Christie falls in the women's 1,000-meter short track speed skating event Feb. 20.
Gus Kenworthy of the United States during the freestyle skiing men's slopestyle aerial final Feb. 18.
Vanessa James and Morgan Ciprès of France perform in the pair figure skating short program Feb. 14.
Javier Fernández of Spain performs during the figure skating gala exhibition Feb. 25.
Referees break up a fight between United States and Czech Republic players during the men's hockey game Feb. 21.
Yuto Totsuka of Japan is stretchered off after crashing during the snowboard men's halfpipe final Feb. 14.
Joseph Luke Cecchini of Italy trains during the men's skeleton training session Feb. 13.
North Korea supporters sing and wave flags ahead of the pairs free skate figure skating final on Feb. 15.
Jeff Whitmore from Wisconsin watches as his 1-year-old son Escher sleeps during the women's curling match Feb. 17.
Ivanka Trump reacts as she watches Chris Corning of the US compete in the men's snowboard big air final Feb. 24. Alongside her are White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders (left), IOC executive board member Angela Ruggiero, South Korean first lady Kim Jung Sook, and South Korean foreign minister Kang Kyung Wha.
Silver medalist Liu Jiayu of China, gold medalist Chloe Kim of the US, and bronze medalist Arielle Gold of the US celebrate during the victory ceremony after the women's snowboard halfpipe final event Feb. 13.
The Olympic Cauldron is lit during the opening ceremony Feb. 9.
Gabriel H. Sanchez is the photo essay editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York City.
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