Freeze frame! Staffers pose in the Mt. Rockefeller ski-lift photobooth

Feb. 6, 2013 at 1:31 PM ET

To celebrate the one year left until the start of the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia — TODAY kicked off the countdown in snowy style. Overnight the plaza had been transformed into a ski slope by the name of "Mt. Rockefeller."

We asked anchors, athletes and guests to stop by the booth — located near "Mt. Rockefeller" — to say cheese and get in the winter spirit with TODAY.

Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie and Al Roker posed on the ski lift, all bundled up. Men's figure skating gold medalists Evan Lysacek and Scott Hamilton rocked some winter gear. And "Community" star Yvette Nicole Brown put everyone to shame: With no coat or hat to keep warm, she still managed to pose with a smile.

Matt, Savannah and Al take a break on the ski lift and look up at "Mt. Rockefeller"
Scott Hamilton and Evan Lysacek pose on a ski lift.
Yvette Nicole Brown from "Community" hangs out on a ski lift.
TODAY.com staffersL Meena Duerson, Steve Veres, Mish Whalen and Brandon Goodwin get in the spirit with some winter gear.
TODAY producers Jennifer Long, Katie Buckley and Robin Sherman pose behind a snowboard.
Olympic hopefuls Tom Wallisch, Bobby Brown, and Keri Herman pose in their slopestyle skiing gear.
The cold is getting to Anthony Quintano, Sarah Coffey and Lou Dubois as they hang on a ski-lift.


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