SOCHI, RUSSIA - FEBRUARY 22: Austria's Julia Dujmovits and Italy's Corrina Boccacini compete in the Ladies' Snowboard Parallel Slalom on day 15 of the 2014 Winter Olympics at Rosa Khutor Extreme Park (Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

"I love the simplicity of this picture from the Ladies Parallel Snowboard Slalom," explains Getty Images photographer Mike Ehrmann. "It shows the women way up on the edge of their boards and just how tight and fast the turns are and how many they have to do to complete the run.  As a snowboarder I know just how difficult some of these tight turns can be and to do this many in a row in opposite directions while racing head to head with someone is an impressive and underrated athletic achievement."

Getty Images photographer Mike Ehrmann is based in Miami. He joined Getty Images in 2010 and shoots a wide range of national and international sports, including baseball, basketball, football, golf, tennis and motor sports.

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