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Streaming, Broadcast Guide to 2018 Olympic Winter Games

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If you’re a fan of winter sports and the Olympic Winter Games, you’re in for a special treat this month! U.S. Ski & Snowboard is heading to PyeongChang with one of its strongest teams ever – more than 100 athletes competing in alpine, freestyle, snowboard, freeski, cross country, nordic combined and ski jumping events.

From the thrill of downhill to the bump and grind of skicross and snowboardcross, to the Olympic debut of snowboard big air – NBC will broadcast and stream all events LIVE throughout the 2018 Games in PyeongChang.

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New Book Details Rise Of Successful Women’s Cross-Country Team

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Jessie Diggins and Sadie Bjornsen leap onto the podium after finishing third in the team sprint at the 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. (Andrew Shinn)

Scandinavian countries, Germany, Italy, and Russia dominated women’s cross-country competitions for 60 years, but that began to change in 2012 with the breakout of the U.S. Women’s Cross-Country Team.

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U.S. Ski & Snowboard Announces Olympic Freeski Team

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Slopestyle skiers Maggie Voisin, Gus Kenworthy and Nick Goepper are among the 15 athletes nominated to the Olympic Freeski Team. (Sarah Brunson/U.S. Ski & Snowboard)

A strong and deep U.S. Olympic Freeskiing Team is headed to PyeongChang for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

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1980 Olympic Hockey Team To ‘Relive The Miracle’ In Lake Placid At 35th Anniversary Feb. 21

1980 USA Hockey Team on podiumThe gold medal-winning 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team, who achieved what Sports Illustrated proclaimed, “the greatest sports moment of the 20th century” with their "Miracle on Ice" victory over the Soviet Union, will participate in a special event using video, audio and photos to relive the game, through their perspective, in Lake Placid, N.Y., home of Whiteface Mountain.

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So You Want To Go To Sochi For The Games? Come Follow Us

Olypic downhill course on Rosa Khutor (Doug Haney/U.S. Ski Team)

Unlike four years ago when hundreds of thousands of North American spectators could easily attend the Vancouver Olympic Winter Games, the 2014 spectacle in Sochi, Russia represents a veritable trek.

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Ski Icon Emile Allais Passes Away At 100 Years Young

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One of skiing’s original savants died Wednesday night (Oct. 17) in the French Alps. Emile Allais, who espoused the technique of parallel skiing when Austrian instructors were teaching the Arlberg (wedge) movement, succumbed after a brief illness. 

 

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Olympic ‘Rings’ Back At Lake Placid: Weibrecht-Rand Marriage Sept. 2

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The Olympics are never far from the surface at Lake Placid, N.Y. That will be especially evident Sept. 2 as 2010 Olympic Bronze Medalist Andrew Weibrecht weds Denja Rand on the Whiteface Club and Resort golf course. 

 

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