by Angela Yu

The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea will bring together some of the world’s greatest athletes, competing in sports such as skiing, figure skating, and curling. Thinking about how and what to watch this year may seem a little daunting, so here is a list of suggestions to make the most out of this year’s games.


Note: South Korea is ahead by 14 hours from EST. This means the event times may not be at the best time for viewing. All the times in the article will be eastern standard.


Where to Watch


NBC, NBCSN, CNBC and USA Network will all be doing live broadcasts of the games.

Here is a link to the TV listings:


NBC also has a live stream which you can access from this link:


Friday, February 9th

Opening Ceremony

This year, the opening ceremony was nothing short of spectacular.


What to Watch


Sunday, February 11th

8 PM: Figure Skating

Men and Women’s free skate and free dance

8 PM: Snowboarding

Women’s slopestyle

8:15 PM: Alpine Skiing

Women’s giant slalom

Watch for: Mikaela Shiffrin and Lindsey Vonn


Monday, February 12th

3 PM: Ski Jumping

Women’s normal hill

8 PM: Snowboarding

Women’s halfpipe

Watch for: Chloe Kim, 17 year old and favorite to win gold


Tuesday, February 13th

8:15 PM: Alpine Skiing

Women’s Slalom

Watch for: Mikaela Shiffrin, favorite to win gold

8:30 PM: Snowboarding

Men’s Halfpipe

Watch for: Shaun White, 2006 and 2010 champion


Wednesday, February 14th

8:30 PM: Figure Skating

Pairs free skate


Thursday, February 15th

8 PM: Snowboarding

Women’s snowboard cross

Watch for: Lindsey Jacobellis, one of the greatest winter athletes without a gold medal


Friday, February 16th

8 PM: Figure Skating

Men’s Free Skate

9 PM: Alpine Skiing

Women’s Super G

Watch for: Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin


Saturday, February 17th

8:15 PM: Alpine Skiing

Men’s Giant Slalom

Watch for: Ted Ligety and Marcel Hirscher who is favored to win gold

11:15 PM: Freestyle Skiing

Men’s slopestyle

Watch for:  Gus Kenworthy and Nick Goepper, the silver and bronze medalists at Sochi


Sunday, February 18th

8 PM: Figure Skating

Short Dance


Monday, February 19th

8 PM: Figure Skating

Free Dance

8:30 PM: Freestyle Skiing

Women’s halfpipe

Watch for: Maddie Bowman


Tuesday, February 20th

8 PM: Figure Skating

Women’s short program

9 PM: Alpine Skiing

Women’s downhill

Watch for: Lindsey Vonn


Wednesday, February 21st

9:30 PM: Freestyle Skiing

Men’s halfpipe

Watch for: David Wise

11:10 PM: Hockey

Women’s Final


Thursday, February 22nd

7:30 PM: Snowboarding

Women’s big air final

Watch for:  Hailey Langland, Julia Marino and Jamie Anderson

8 PM: Figure Skating

Women’s free skate

Watch for: Yevgenia Medvedeva and Alina Zagitova.

9 PM: Alpine Skiing

Super combined

Watch for Lindsey Vonn, Mikaela Shiffrin and Wendy Holdener


Friday February 23rd

9 PM: Alpine Skiing

Team event


Saturday February 24th

7 PM: Curling

Women’s final

7:30 PM: Bobsled

Four man bobsled

Sunday, February 25th

8-10:30 PM: Closing Ceremony (NBC)


Medal Count

Use this link to view the medal counts for each country:


Other Useful Links

Official Website of the 2018 Games

NBC Olympics Website


I hope this article has been helpful and have fun watching the games!

Posted by:hbinretrospect

Reporting not for school, but for life.

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