PyeongChang Prepares to Welcome the World: Pictures

Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik of North Korea practice ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics at Gangneung Ice Center in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Jamie Squire/Getty Images
Training at the Olympic Sliding Centre in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images
Japan speed skaters practice at the Gangneung Oval. AP Photo/Felipe Dana
A human statue appears to be climbing an Olympic Cauldron at the Pyeongchang Olympic Plaza. AP Photo/Charlie Riedel
Richard Freitag of Germany during training at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
Wearing an Olympic uniform with the logo OAR - Olympic Athlete from Russia - Russian short track speed skater Ekaterina Efremenkova rounds the track with Canadian skaters during a training session. AP Photo/Jae C. Hong
Hiroaki Kunitake of Japan during slopestyle training at Phoenix Snow Park. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
North Korean athletes arrive at the the Olympic Village in Gangneung. REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji
North Korea's Ryom Tae Ok and Kim Ju Sik perform during a pairs figure skating training session. AP Photo/Felipe Dana
Members of a North Korean arts troupe in Gangwon-do province, South Korea. The troupe's visit is timed to coincide with the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games. REUTERS/Song Kyeong-Seok/Pool
The joint Korean women's ice hockey players bow to their coaching staff after a practice session. AP Photo/Jae C. Hong
A sculpture made with rings depicting ice sports at Olympic Park. AP Photo/Jae C. Hong
Dawid Kubacki of Poland trains at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
A general view of the moguls course at Phoenix Park. Clive Rose/Getty Images
Cross country skiing practice at Alpensia Cross Country Skiing Centre. Lars Baron/Getty Images
Moguls skier Mikael Kingsbury of Canada trains at the Phoenix Snow Park. David Ramos/Getty Images)
Athletes from Kazakhstan practice at the Gangneung Oval during a speed skating training session. AP Photo/Felipe Dana
Fire Art Festa, an art installation, on Gyeongpo Beach on the Sea of Japan. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports
Snowboard practice session at Phoenix Snow Park. Al Bello/Getty Images
A general view of the Gangneung Curling Center. AP Photo/Jae C. Hong
Ski coaches Kjersti Ostgaard Buaas and Chanelle Sladics of Team Slovakia in the athlete's village. Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images
A man passes through a security check as a North Korean delegation of 32 people, including 10 athletes of North Korean Olympic team, arrives at the Gangneung Olympic Village. REUTERS/Jeon Heon-Kyun/Pool
A skier on the track at the Alpensia Cross-Country Skiing Center. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports
Training at the Alpensia Ski Jumping Centre. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
A view of Gyeongpoho lake before the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports
Fire Art Festa, an art installation, on Gyeongpo Beach on the Sea of Japan. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports
A worker shapes one of the runs at the Phoenix Snow Park. AP Photo/Charlie Riedel
Members of the Olympic Athletes from Russia women's hockey team during a training session at Kwandong Hockey Centre. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports
Volunteers at the venue before slopestyle training at Phoenix Snow Park. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
Chris Corning of the U.S. during slopestyle training at Phoenix Snow Park. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
Rowan Coultas of Britain trains at Phoenix Snow Park. REUTERS/Dylan Martinez
A worker slides down one of the runs at Phoenix Snow Park. AP Photo/Charlie Riedel
A sculpture of a man is under construction at the Alpensia Resort. Rob Schumacher-USA TODAY Sports
Illuminated Olympic rings shine at dusk in Gangneung, the site of the coastal cluster which will host ice hockey, figure skating, speed skating, short track and curling. AP Photo/Felipe Dana
A security worker passes a piece of artwork at the Pyeongchang Olympic Plaza. AP Photo/Charlie Riedel
General view of the Alpensia Resort. Alexander Hassenstein/Getty Images
Young athletes perform during the opening ceremony of the 132nd IOC Session prior to the Pyeongchang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images
Part of an art display on Gyeongpo Beach. Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports
Olympic Rings on Gyeongpo Beach before the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports