The first day of Winter Olympics competition after the opening ceremony offered a beautiful, cloudless day in Sochi, Russia. Mashable‘s Photo of the Day captures Japanese snowboarder Yuki Kadono mid-flight during the Snowboard Men’s Slopestyle Final. Kadono finished eighth Saturday, while U.S. snowboarder Sage Kotsenburg took home America’s first gold medal of the Winter Games.
Getty Images photographer Cameron Spencer took the picture of Kadono sailing through the sky. He gave Mashable some analysis of his perfect shot.