U.S. Medalist Julia Mancuso Goes for Gold on NBC's Olympics Coverage Tomorrow
NBC's Primetime coverage of the XXII Olympic Winter Games continues tomorrow, Monday, February 10 at 8 p.m. ET with decorated Olympian Julia Mancuso in the gold medal final of the super combined, which consists of one downhill run and one slalom run. Mancuso, whose three Olympic medals are the most by any female American ski racer, is expected to be in gold medal contention four years after winning silver in this event in Vancouver. In men's short track, top American and 2010 Olympic bronze medalist J.R. Celski will headline the 1500m gold medal final. Also in Primetime on Monday is the men's moguls gold medal final, an event in which the U.S. has collected a medal at each of the previous four Games, and the 500m featuring American SPEED skaters Tucker Fredricks, a three-time Olympian, and Mitch Whitmore, an American record holder in the event.
In women's hockey, Team USA, fresh off a 3-1 victory over Finland, continues the pursuit for its first gold medal since 1998 in a game against Switzerland live on Monday at 5 a.m. ET on NBCSN. Immediately following the game, NBCSN will present live coverage of men's SPEED skating in the 500m gold medal final and women's luge. In addition, CNBC and usa network begin coverage of Team USA curling on Monday with the men's team facing Norway, and the women's team facing Switzerland. Please see the below listings for additional information.
TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11
During Primetime on NBC on Tuesday, February 11, action sports icon Shaun White attempts to become the first American man to win the same individual event at three Olympic Winter Games in one of the most highly anticipated events of the Games -- the snowboard halfpipe. Primetime figure skating on NBC continues Tuesday with the pairs' short program as reigning world champions Tatyana Volosozhar and Maksim Trankov look to reinstate Russia's Olympic dominance in the event following the 2010 Olympics, where Russia's streak of 12 straight pairs gold medals (dating back to the Soviet era) was broken. Also in Primetime are two events making their Olympic debut: women's ski jumping, which features 2013 world champion Sarah Hendrickson; and women's ski slopestyle.
NBCSN's live programming on Tuesday is highlighted by men's and women's cross-country individual sprint gold medal finals, figure skating pairs' short program, and the gold medal final in women's ski jumping beginning at 3 a.m. ET. Live on usa network at 5 a.m. ET Tuesday, Team USA takes on China in men's curling.
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