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Olympic Preview & TV Schedule

Feb 4, 2014

Author: SBC Skier

The 2014 Winter Olympics kick off this Friday in Sochi, Russia, and in case you've been hiding in a snow cave for the past few years, Halfpipe and Slopestyle skiing will be making their long awaited and highly anticipated Olympic debut.

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Many of the athletes (particularly on the Slopestyle side of things) have already made their way to Mother Russia, where practice began yesterday on the large and in charge Slopestyle course, which consists of three elaborate and creative rail sets followed by three massive, big air competition-sized jumps.

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Photos from Downdays.eu

Here's a look at some photos of the Slopestyle course that have been floating around the Internet over the course of the past two days, courtesy of the athletes who've been riding it…

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Canadian Slopestyle Team Members Kim Lamarre and Kaya Turski. Photo by Kaya Turski

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Henrik Harlaut in the rail section of the Olympic Slopestyle course. Photo by Keri Herman

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Joss Christensen airs one of the jumps on the Olympic Slopestyle course. Photo by Bobby Brown

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The bottom jump of the Olympic Slopestyle course. Photo by Henrik Harlaut

For those of you who can't make it to Sochi, we at SBC Skier wanted to make it nice and easy for you to see when and where you can watch all of the freeski events go down on TV, so for your convenience and easy reference, here's the schedule…

Women's Ski Slopestyle Qualifiers – Tuesday, February 11th

CBC - 12:15 am PST / 3:15 am EST - 12:45 am PST / 3:45 am EST

Women's Ski Slopestyle Finals – Tuesday, February 11th

TSN - 12:55 am PST / 3:45 am EST - 2:05 am PST / 5:05 am EST
CBC - 1:00 am PST / 4:00 am EST - 2:00 am PST / 5:00 am EST
NBC - 8:00 pm (all time zones) - 11:30 pm (all time zones)

Men's Ski Slopestyle Qualifiers – Thursday, February 13th

Sportsnet - 10:10pm PST / 1:10 am EST - 12:00 am PST / 3:00 am EST
(*note that the Pacific Standard Times take place on the night of Wednesday, January 12th)

Men's Ski Slopestyle Finals – Thursday, February 13th

CBC - 1:30 am PST / 4:30 am EST - 2:45 am PST / 5:45 am EST
NBC - 8:00 pm (all time zones) - 11:30 pm (all time zones)

Men's Ski Halfpipe Qualifiers – Tuesday, February 18th

Sportsnet - 5:30 am PST / 8:30 am EST - 7:25am PST / 10:25am EST

Men's Ski Halfpipe Finals – Tuesday, February 18th

TSN - 9:25 am PST / 12:25 pm EST - 10:30 am PST / 1:30 pm EST
NBC - 8:00 pm (all time zones) - 11:30 pm (all time zones)

Women's Ski Halfpipe Qualifiers – Thursday, February 20th

Sportsnet - 6:15 am PST / 9:15 am EST - 7:45 am PST / 10:45 am EST

Women's Ski Halfpipe Finals - Thursday, February 20th

Sportsnet - 9:15 am PST / 12:15 pm EST - 10:25 am PST / 1:25 pm EST
CBC - 12:00 pm PST / 3:00 pm EST - 1:00 pm PST / 4:00 pm EST
NBC - 8:00 pm (all time zones) - 11:30 pm (all time zones)

* Note that in addition to the TV schedule, both CBC and NBC will reportedly be live streaming the events on their respective websites.

In terms of who's competing for Canada, here's another look at the first ever Canadian Olympic Freeski Team, all of whom will be proudly representing The Great White North in Sochi…

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Men's Halfpipe



Mike Riddle

Justin Dorey

Noah Bowman

Matt Margetts



Women's Halfpipe



Rosalind Groenewoud

Keltie Hansen

* Megan Gunning was originally scheduled to compete as well, but unfortunately had to pull out due to a knee injury. Sending you our best Megs.

Men's Slopestyle



Alex Beaulieu-Marchand



Women's Slopestyle



Kaya Turski

Dara Howell

Kim Lamarre

Yuki Tsubota

Stay tuned to SBC Skier for coverage of the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, and on behalf of everyone at SBC Skier and Canada as a whole, good luck to all of our athletes. We're proud of you.

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Also be sure to check out Russian Roulette: The Skier Olympic Preview in Issue 13.3, which is now available on newsstands and in ski shops across Canada.


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