Wednesday, February 21, 2018

2018 Winter Olympic Games NBC Schedule: February 21

NBC Highlights: 3:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Speed Skating: Team Pursuit Gold Medal Finals
Team pursuit finals offer the powerful Dutch a shot at two speed skating gold medals. Japan is the favorite in the women’s event, while New Zealand, with just one Winter Olympic medal entering PyeongChang, has podium potential in the men’s.

Cross-Country Skiing: Men’s Team Sprint Gold Medal Final
A U.S. line-up featuring several strong and experienced freestyle sprinters has dark-horse potential in the men’s team sprint event.

NBC Highlights: 8:00 – 11:00 p.m.
Alpine Skiing: Women’s Combined, Downhill (LIVE) and Men’s Slalom, First Run (LIVE)
Having already claimed two gold medals at these Games, Austria’s Marcel Hirscher is the favorite to claim a third in men’s slalom (run 1 of 2).

Freestyle Skiing: Men’s Halfpipe Gold Medal Final (LIVE)
Freestyle skiing coverage includes the men’s halfpipe final, where defending Olympic champion David Wise leads a talented U.S. contingent.

Bobsled: Women’s Gold Medal Final Runs
The women’s bobsled podium in PyeongChang could feature the same pilots as in Sochi – Team USA’s Elana Meyers Taylor (silver) and Jamie Greubel Poser (bronze), plus Meyers Taylor’s best friend, training mate and two-time defending Olympic gold medalist Kaillie Humphries of Canada.

Cross-Country Skiing: Women’s Team Sprint Gold Medal Final
The American team, likely headlined by Jessie Diggins, enters the team sprint as a medal favorite. The U.S. women’s team has never won an Olympic medal in cross-country skiing.

NBC Highlights: 11:35 p.m. – 12:30 a.m.
Alpine Skiing: Women’s Combined, Slalom (LIVE) and Men’s Slalom Gold Medal Final Run (LIVE)
Having already claimed two gold medals at these Games, Austria’s Marcel Hirscher is the favorite to claim a third in men’s slalom (run 2 of 2).

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