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.
Here's a look at some of those moments upside down:
This gallery was curated by AP photo editors Peter Morgan and Alyssa Goodman in Pyeongchang, South Korea.