2014 Sochi Olympics: US Skating Team was Announced!

The 2014 Winter Olympics will kick off February 7, 2014 in Sochi.  Sports that will featured include figure skating, alpine skiing, snowboarding, freestyle skiing, hockey and more!  NBC will broadcast the Olympics and will begin by showing the Opening Ceremony on February 7 at 7:30 p.m. ET.  Hosts will be Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira.  There will be 84 commentators including past Olympic skaters, Sarah Hughes, Tara Lapinski and Nancy Kerrigan.

The following skaters will represent the United States:

WOMEN:

  • Polina Edmunds
  • Gracie Gold
  • Ashley Wagner

Alternates:  Mirai Nagasu, Samantha Cesario, Courney Hicks

MEN:

  • Jeremy Abbott
  • Jason Brown

Alternates:  Max Aaron, Joshua Farris, Richard Dornbush

PAIRS:

  • Marissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir
  • Felicia Zhang and Nathan Bartholomay

Alternates:  Caydee Denney and John Coughlin, Alea Scimeca and Chris Knierim, Haven Denney and Brandon Frazier

Good luck to all our athletes!