Sunday Olympic Preview- PyeongChang 2018


3 AM—Men’s Aerials–TSN—Olivier Rochon of Gatineau, Quebec is one of 12 men’s aerialists to reach final 1. Currently ranked eighth in the world, Rochon won a bronze medal in Lake Placid, on January 19. A World Cup champion in 2012, Rochon has experienced his fair share of injuries.

3 AM—Men’s 2-man Bobsled (Runs 1 & 2)—TSN2—Two Canadian sleds driven by Justin Kripps of Summerland, British Columbia and Chris Spring of Calgary, Alberta are definite medal contenders. Kripps won the World Cup circuit this past year while Spring was third. Kripps, along with brakeman Alexander Kopacz, won a World Cup in Altenberg and Spring, along with brakeman Neville Wright won a gold medal in Whistler. Spring will team with veteran Lascelles Brown, who won silver with the legendary Canadian driver Pierre Lueders, at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Turin.

3 AM—Men’s Team Pursuit Speed Skating Quarterfinal–Sportsnet—Canada’s quest for a medal in the exciting long track speed skating event of team pursuit begins on Sunday. Denny Morrison of Chetwynd, British Columbia joins two-time Olympic medalist Ted-Jan Bolemen of Calgary on a Canadian team vying for the podium. Morrison was part of the Canadian team that won Olympic gold at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver.

3:56 AM—Women’s 500m Speed Skating–Sportsnet—Marsha Hudey of White City, Saskatchewan is an outside medal contender as she won a silver medal in Stavanger, Norway in November.

4 AM—Men’s Hockey—Canada vs. South Korea—CBC—Canada will look to bounce back after a disappointing 3-2 loss to the Czech Republic in a shootout on Friday. Don’t forget Canada only beat South Korea 4-2 at the Channel One Cup pre-Olympic hockey tournament in Moscow.

4 AM—Men’s Hockey—Sweden vs. Finland–TSN

4 PM—Women’s Curling—Canada vs. Japan–Sportsnet One—Team Canada will look to bounce back after a slow start in women’s curling.

5 PM—Ice Dance Short Program—TESSA VIRTUE & SCOTT MOIR–NBC—This is an exciting time in Canadian figure skating. Canada’s best ever ice dance team of Tessa Virtue and Scott Moir of London, Ontario will compete in what will probably be the final event of their careers.

9 PM—Men’s Curling—Canada vs. United States–Sportsnet—Canada has lost their last two games in Olympic curling! Yikes! A matchup against the American women helped Homan rebuild her confidence. Canadian curling fans will hope history repeats itself with the men.