U.S. Open, World Cup Titles On The Line This Week
The 2018 Olympic Winter Games are behind us but the race for podiums and crystal globes continues with U.S. Ski & Snowboard athletes competing around the globe. Read on to see where the action is this week and how to watch via NBC, NBCSN and the Olympic Channel - Home of Team USA.
FIS Women’s Ski World Cup - Offerschwang, Germany
Current overall World Cup leader Mikaela Shiffrin (Eagle-Vail, Colo.) will compete in both the slalom and giant slalom events in Offerschwang, Germany March 9-10. Shiffrin currently has a 561-point lead over Switzerland’s Wendy Holdener in the battle for the overall crystal globe and leads the slalom standings as well. If results go Mikaela’s way she could secure the overall World Cup title this weekend. Stay tuned as history could be made!
FIS Men’s Ski World Cup - Kvitfjell, Norway
The men’s speed team, including Bryce Bennett (Squaw Valley, Calif.) and Andrew Weibrecht (Lake Placid, N.Y.), will race downhill in Norway on Saturday, March 10 followed by a super-G on Sunday, March 11.
FIS Freestyle World Cup - Airolo, Switzerland
Coming off a winning weekend of podium performances from Keaton McCargo (Telluride, Colo.) and Tess Johnson (Vail, Colo.), the U.S. Ski Team moguls athletes are back in Europe for a dual moguls weekend in Airolo, Switzerland. Competition will take place on Saturday, March 10.
FIS Cross Country World Cup - Oslo, Norway
The cross country stars of the U.S. Ski Team, including Olympic gold medalists Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall, move on to Norway for a pair of mass-start distance races March 10-11. Saturday features the men’s 50k freestyle followed by the women’s 30k freestyle on Sunday.
FIS Men’s & Women’s Ski Jumping World Cup - Oslo, Norway
Kevin Bickner (Wauconda, Ill.) and Michael Glasder (Cary, Ill.) will lead the charge for the U.S. at the men’s HS134 team and individual events March 10-11 in Oslo, Norway to kick off the Raw Air tournament. Saturday’s team event will be a night jump followed by the individual event on Sunday.
FIS Nordic Combined World Cup - Oslo, Norway
Brothers Bryan and Taylor Fletcher (Steamboat Springs, Colo.) are joined by Jasper Good (Steamboat Springs, Colo.) and Ben Loomis (Eau Claire, Wis.) to compete in an HS134 jump and individual Gundersen on Saturday, March 10 in Oslo, Norway.
FIS Snowboard World Cup - Scuol, Switzerland
U.S. riders Maggie Carrigan, Abby Champagne, Lynn Ott, Robert Burns, Ryan Rosencranz and Dylan Udolf will compete in parallel giant slalom in Scuol, Switzerland. Qualifying rounds and finals will take place on Saturday, March 10.
FIS Snowboard World Cup - Moscow
A strong contingent of U.S. riders, including Alex Deibold (Boulder, Colo.), Jonathan Cheever (Saugus, Mass.) and Meghan Tierney (Edwards, Colo.), will join the international field in a city race in Moscow, Russia. Individual qualification and finals will take place on Saturday, March 10 followed by a team event on Sunday, March 11.
Burton US Open - Vail, Colo.
Newly crowned Olympic gold medalists Red Gerard (Silverthorne, Colo.), Jamie Anderson (S. Lake Tahoe, Calif.) and Chloe Kim (Torrance, Calif.) headline a roster of star-studded U.S. athletes competing at the 36th annual Burton U.S. Open in Vail, Colo. March 7-10. A full schedule and information on how to watch is available at events.burton.com.
HOW TO WATCH
*All Times EST
5:00 a.m. - Women’s giant slalom run 1, Ofterschwang - OlympicChannel.com
7:30 a.m. - Women’s giant slalom, Ofterschwang - Olympic Channel TV - LIVE
3:30 a.m. - Women’s slalom run 1, Ofterschwang - OlympicChannel.com
5:00 a.m. - Men’s downhill, Kvitfjell - Olympic Channel TV - LIVE
6:30 a.m. - Women’s slalom, Ofterschwang - Olympic Channel TV - LIVE
11:00 p.m. - Women’s slalom, Ofterschwang - NBCSN - Same Day Broadcast
5:30 a.m. - Men’s downhill, Kvitfjell - Olympic Channel TV - LIVE
8:45 a.m. - Dual moguls, Scuol - OlympicChannel.com
8:30 a.m. - Men’s 50k mass start freestyle, Oslo - OlympicChannel.com
12:00 p.m. - Men’s 50k mass start freestyle, Oslo - Olympic Channel TV - Same Day Broadcast
5:45 a.m. - Women’s 30k mass start freestyle, Oslo - OlympicChannel.com
11:30 a.m. - Women’s 30k mass start freestyle, Oslo - Olympic Channel TV - Same Day Broadcast
1:30 p.m. - Men’s HS 130 qualifying, Oslo - OlympicChannel.com
11:00 a.m. - Men’s HS 130 Team, Oslo - OlympicChannel.com
4:15 a.m. - Women’s HS 130, Oslo - OlympicChannel.com
8:30 a.m. - Men’s HS 130 qualifying, Oslo - OlympicChannel.com
12:30 p.m. - Raw Air Tournament, Oslo - Olympic Channel TV - Same Day Broadcast
4:00 a.m. - Men’s HS 134 - Olympic Challen TV -OlympicChannel.com
7:30 a.m. - Men’s individual, Oslo - Olympic Challen TV - OlympicChannel.com
11:00 a.m. - Men’s individual, Oslo - Olympic Challen TV - Same Day Broadcast
7:30 a.m. - Parallel giant slalom, Scuol - OlympicChannel.com
10:00 a.m. - Snowboardcross sprint, Moscow - OlympicChannel.com
1:00 p.m. - Snowboardcross sprint, Moscow - Olympic Channel TV - Same Day Broadcast
3:30 a.m. - Snowboardcross team event, Moscow -OlympicChannel.com