Indoor skydiving is a combination of art and sport. Competitors fly, flip and twirl in a wind tunnel. The choreographed moves look like dancing in the air.
Germany added two more golds to their haul on Day 5 despite weather trouble. Men's ice hockey started with upsets, the curling round robin got underway and there was a new Olympic record in the ladies' speed skating.
Germany is holding an annual competition to find the best arm wrestler in the country. The sport was popularized among the German public by a 1987 movie, "Over the Top," starring Sylvester Stallone.
Although 2017 was something of an off year in terms of major events, it did feature plenty of sporting hightlights nonetheless. Here is DW's look back at the sporting year that was.
Patrick Lange's victory at the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii was one of the most impressive performances of the year. He spoke to DW about how he got there and the spirit that exists in the sport.
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