AP PHOTOS: Fun in the sun for Sochi athletes
The Associated Press, AP
Thu Feb 13, 10:55 PM UTC
An Olympic skier competes wearing a tank top. Bare-chested spectators cheer on Canada during the men's ski slopestyle qualifier. Construction workers dress after taking a dip in the Black Sea. Is this Sochi or SoCal?
As residents of the eastern U.S. hunkered down for yet another winter storm, athletes and fans at the Winter Olympics donned sunglasses and stripped off layers. Temperatures in Sochi are expected to hit 63 degrees on Friday.
Here's a look at the balmy weather at the winter games.
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