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Get Ready For Pyeongchang — Here Are the Olympic Events You'll Be Seeing

It's no secret that we're super eager to cheer for the superstar athletes participating in the Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea. At the same time, you may find that you're not familiar with all the participating sports and disciplines, and you know you want to cheer for all the future cold-weather champions. You won't want to miss any memorable Olympic moments, so we've got you covered with a complete list of what you can expect out of the men's, women's, and mixed events in each participating sport.


Alpine Skiing

Men: alpine combined, downhill, giant slalom, slalom, super combined, super-G
Women: alpine combined, downhill, giant slalom, slalom, super combined, super-G
Mixed Events: parallel mixed team event

Biathlon

Men: 10km, 12.5km pursuit, 15km mass start, 20km, 4x7.5km relay
Women: 10km pursuit, 12.5km mass start, 15km, 4x6km relay, 7.5km
Mixed Events: mixed relay, single mixed relay

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Bobsleigh

Men: four-man, two-man, monobob
Women: monobob, two-man

Cross-Country Skiing

Men: 15km, 15km + 15km skiathlon, 4x10m relay, 50km, cross-country cross free, sprint 1.5km, team sprint
Women: 10km, 30km, 4x5km relay, 7.5km + 7.5km skiathlon, cross-country cross free, sprint 1.5km, team sprint

Curling

Men: curling
Women: curling
Mixed Events: mixed doubles

Figure Skating

Men: individual
Women: individual
Mixed Events: ice dancing, mixed NOC team, pairs

Freestyle Skiing

Men: aerials, half pipe, moguls, ski cross, slopestyle
Women: aerials, half pipe, moguls, ski cross, slopestyle

Ice Hockey

Men: ice hockey
Women: ice hockey

Luge

Men: singles
Women: singles
Mixed Events: doubles, mixed team relay

Nordic Combined

Men: individual, ski jumping K90 (70m), team/4x5km, sprint K120
Mixed Events: Nordic mixed team NH/3x3km

Short Track Speed Skating

Men: 1,000m, 5,000m, 1,500m, 500m
Women: 1,000m, 3,000m, 1,500m, 500m

Skeleton

Men: individual
Women: individual

Ski Jumping

Men: K120 individual (90M), K120 team (90M), K90 individual (70M)
Women: K90 individual (70M)
Mixed Events: mixed team

Snowboard

Men: giant parallel slalom, half pipe, parallel slalom, slopestyle, snowboard cross
Women: giant parallel slalom, half pipe, parallel slalom, slopestyle, snowboard cross
Mixed Events: team ski-snowboard cross

Speed Skating

Men: 10,000m, 1,000m, 1,500m, 5,000m, 500m, mass start, team pursuit
Women: 10,000m, 1,000m, 1,500m, 5,000m, 500m, mass start, team pursuit
Mixed Events: mixed NOC team sprint

To learn more, visit Team USA. The Winter Games begin Feb 8.

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