Photos: Going upside down is normal at the Winter Olympics
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Photos: Going upside down is normal at the Winter Olympics

Most people try to avoid having their lives flipped upside down. But it's the norm at the Olympics.

Figure skaters bend over backwards during a spin or hang low from their partners arms. Aerialists soar head over skis in search of big air and snowboarders flip repeatedly during the halfpipe.

But in a whirl, the turn is over and all is right again.

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