Time to check out the best along with brightest in cold weather sports.
With Super Bowl LII behind us, its time to turn our attention to the PyeongChang 2018Winter Olympic Games, which run via Feb. 7 – 25 on NBC. along with to kick off the global event, you can’t miss the always elaborate along with fantastical opening ceremony. via the torch lighting to the message of international unity, the ceremony sets the stage for the next few weeks of competition, athleticism along with of course, the pursuit of those highly coveted Olympic Gold medals.
Here’s everything you need to know about the festivities.
When does This specific start?: The opening ceremony takes place live on Friday, Feb. 9, 2018 in Pyeongchang, South Korea, at the bright along with early time of 6 a.m. PT. For non-early birds, the ceremony will be rebroadcast at 8-11 p.m. ET on NBC.
How to watch on TV: NBC, who is actually broadcasting the Games, will be airing the ceremony, both live along with the rebroadcast inside evening.
How to watch online: You can livestream the ceremony or watch on demand via NBCOlympics.com.
Who is actually hosting?: Katie Couric is actually back to co-host the Opening Ceremony for the fourth time, joined by first-time co-host Matt Tirico.
“This specific’s beyond exciting to welcome Katie back to our Olympic booth. Katie has extensive Olympic experience, having anchored the Today show at six previous Games, along with hosted the Opening Ceremony in Sydney, Salt Lake City, along with Athens,” NBC Olympic programming CEO Jim Bell said in a statement. “With Mike along with Katie, viewers will have two pros, along with two terrific storytellers leading the way.”
Who is actually representing Team USA: A trio of gold medalists — alpine skier Lindsey Vonn, snowboarder Shaun White along with skier Mikaela Shiffrin will be joined by snowboarder Chloe Kim — who was too young to compete inside 2014 Sochi Games, although has won multiple gold medals inside Winter X Games — to represent the flag during the opening ceremony.
along with with of which, let the Games begin!
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