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Olympics Primetime Primer: Wednesday, February 14

Olympics Primetime Primer: Wednesday, February 14
Posted at 3:46 PM, Feb 14, 2018
and last updated 2018-02-15 03:56:36-05

Here's a list of Olympians to watch in NBC's primetime coverage on Wednesday, February 14 at 7 p.m. CT. 

Alpine Skiing - Women's Slalom (Run 1)

Multi-medal threat Mikalea Shiffrin of the U.S. will compete in run 1 (of 2) of the women’s giant slalom. The event will conclude live later in “Primetime Plus.”

Alpine Skiing - Men's Downhill

On the men’s side, the “Attacking Vikings” of Norway – led by three-time Olympic medalist Aksel Lund Svindal  – are among those seeking to prevent Austria’s Matthias Mayer from becoming the first repeat Olympic champion in the men’s downhill. 

Figure Skating - Pairs' Gold Medal Final

The pairs’ short program concludes, where Team USA is represented by the husband-and-wife duo Chris Knierim and Alexa Scimeca Knierim.

Skeleton - Men's Competition

Latvia’s Martins Dukurs  and South Korea’s Yun Sung-Bin  begin their duel for men’s Skeleton gold in run 1 (of 4), while 2014 Olympic bronze medalist Matt Antoine will likely lead the U.S

Speed Skating - Women's 1000m Gold Medal Final

Among the most anticipated speed skating events in PyeongChang is the women’s 1000m, with reigning world champion Heather Bergsma of Team USA facing a deep international field.