Sochi Airport

Sochi Airport Landing video by Lelyatu.

Renovations to the Sochi International Airport in anticipation of the 2014 Winter Olympics are under way including a 3D facial recognition system that uses the geometry of a human face and it is capable of identifying a person while they are walking, as well as with facial obstructions, including sunglasses and hats.

Seth Hill’s Snowboarding Road to Sochi

Snowboarder Seth Hill, Photo by Greg Furey.

Seth Hill made his first impact on the professional snowboard tour when he finished sixth competing in the Grand Prix Slopestyle in Mammoth Mountain in 2010. This past winter Seth came in sixth in the Burton European Open. In 2012, Hill received the high honor of being named Snowboarder Magazine Superpark Standout.