Winter Olympic Athletes to Follow


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Pairs figure skating team Alexa Scimeca Knierim and Chris Knierim make a great pair on and off the ice.

The Winter Olympics start February 8, 2018. If you are excited to see the Winter Olympics NBC is broadcasting mornings, afternoons, and evenings. Keep up with the sports and winners of the Olympics by following on social media.

We compiled the top athletes to follow on there social media platforms.

Take a look as to why you should follow these athletes. Keep up with what they post about their involvement in the Winter Olympics and their standings as they go for the Olympic gold.

Lindsey Vonn (Alpine Skiing)   

Instagram: @lindseyvonn

Lindsey Vonn is the most decorated female Alpine Ski racer in world history. She became the first U.S. woman to win a downhill gold medal In 2010. Don’t forget to watch her Super Bowl ad in NBC’s  Winter Olympic coverage.

Ted Ligety(Alpine Skiing)

Instagram: @ted_ligety

Ted Ligety is an American alpine ski racer and a two time Olympic gold medalist. Follow Ligety on Instagram for morning Alpine Skiing practice.

Alexa Scimeca Knierim and Chris Knierim (Figure Skating)

 Instagram: @alexa_knierim and @chris_knierim

Their relationship started as a figure skating team and now they are husband and wife. Follow Alexa to see how dedicated she is to her family. Follow Chris  for workouts and his love for cars. Aren’t they the cutest couple?

Kelly Clark (Snowboarding)

Instagram: @thekellyclark

She won the last Olympic Qualifier at Mammoth Mountain and this will be her fifth Olympics. Follow Clark for morning practices surrounded by the beautiful mountains.

Iouri Podladtchikov ( Snowboarding)

Twitter: @iouriamazing

Iouri Podladtchikov has competed since 2000. Podladtchikov won the gold medal for the halfpipe at the 2014 games. Follow Podladtchikov for “cruisy runs,” as described by him.

Meghan Agosta (Hockey)

Instagram: @meghanagosta2

Agosta has won three Olympic hockey gold medals with Team Canada. Follow Agosta for healthy breakfast ideas.

Sidney Crosby (Hockey)

Instagram: @87hockeyschool

Sidney Crosby is a Canadian professional ice hockey player. He also serves as the captain of the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League. Follow Crosby for Ice Hockey Training.

Anastasia Bryzgalova (Curling)

Instagram: @a_nastasia92

Captured two championship titles and she won gold playing the vice position. Follow Bryzgalova for morning Ice Rink Practice, practicing her curling techniques.

John Morris(Curling)

Twitter: @johnnymocurling

John Morris is a Canadian curler, and Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic gold medalist. Follow Morris for morning practices of his curling techniques and warm ups.