All Nine U.S. Gold Medal Performances from 2018 Winter Olympics Showcased This Week in Primetime on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA
Coverage Begins Monday, April 30, with Snowboarders Chloe Kim and Shaun White’s Gold Medal Performances in Halfpipe
Coverage Concludes Saturday, May 5, with Marathon of Every Performance Beginning at 12 p.m. ET
STAMFORD, Conn. – April 26, 2018 – Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA presents “Olympic Classics: PyeongChang Gold,” which showcases in primetime all nine U.S. gold-medal performances from the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. Coverage begins each night at 8 p.m. ET, starting Monday, April 30, with snowboarder Chloe Kim’s halfpipe performance, and culminating with the U.S. men’s curling gold-medal game against Sweden on Friday, May 4.
Hosted by Carolyn Manno, “Olympic Classics: PyeongChang Gold” relives some of the most iconic U.S. moments from the PyeongChang Games, including Team USA’s thrilling shootout victory against Canada in the women’s hockey gold medal game; three-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White’s redemption in the men’s snowboarding halfpipe; and Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall’s come-from-behind gold-medal finish in the women’s cross-country team sprint.
“Olympic Classics: PyeongChang Gold” concludes on Saturday, May 5, with a marathon of all nine events beginning at 12 p.m. ET.
The following are highlights from the programming:
- Chloe Kim Wins Gold in Women’s Snowboarding Halfpipe: 17-year-old phenom Chloe Kim becomes the youngest female snowboarding medalist in Olympic history.
- U.S. Women’s Hockey Wins Gold for First Time Since 1998: The U.S. women’s hockey team defeats Canada, 3-2, in a thrilling shootout to win gold for the first time since the inaugural Olympic tournament in 1998.
- Team USA Tops Sweden to Win First Ever Olympic Curling Gold Medal: Skipped by John Shuster, Team USA defeats Sweden in the curling gold-medal game.
- Shaun White Finds Redemption with Gold Medal in Men’s Halfpipe: After falling short in Sochi, Russia, Shaun White earns gold in the men’s snowboarding halfpipe. He becomes the first snowboarder to win three Olympic snowboarding gold medals.
- Mikaela Shiffrin Wins Gold in Women’s Giant Slalom: The reigning World Cup overall champion continues her success in PyeongChang, winning gold in women’s giant slalom.
- David Wise Wins Halfpipe Gold: Freestyle skier David Wise wins his second consecutive gold medal in the men’s halfpipe despite crashing on each of his first two runs.
- Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall Mount Come-From-Behind Victory in Women’s Cross-Country Team Sprint: Jessie Diggins and Kikkan Randall win the U.S. women’s first cross-country gold medal and the first medal overall since 1976.
- 17-year-old Red Gerard Wins Gold in Men’s Slopestyle Snowboarding: Red Gerard claims his first gold medal and becomes the youngest American man to win an Olympic Winter gold medal since 1928.
- Jamie Anderson Wins Gold in Second Straight Olympics: Jamie Anderson becomes the back-to-back gold medalist in women’s snowboarding slopestyle and the first female snowboarder to win two Olympic gold medals.
Commentators on the archival programs include: Steve Schlanger, Chad Salmela, Jason Knapp, Kenny Albert, Todd Harris, Todd Richards, Dan Hicks, Bode Miller, and more.
Following is the full schedule of coverage for “Olympic Classics: PyeongChang Gold” archival programming on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA:
|Mon., April 30||8 p.m.||Snowboarding: Women’s Halfpipe (Chloe Kim)|
|9:30 p.m.||Snowboarding: Men’s Halfpipe (Shaun White)|
|Tues., May 1||8 p.m.||Snowboarding: Men’s Slopestyle (Red Gerard)|
|9 p.m.||Snowboarding: Women’s Slopestyle (Jamie Anderson)|
|10 p.m.||Freestyle Skiing: Men’s Halfpipe (David Wise)|
|Weds., May 2||8 p.m.||Alpine Skiing: Women’s Giant Slalom (Mikaela Shiffrin)|
|9:30 p.m.||Cross-Country Skiing: Women’s Team Sprint (Jessie Diggins & Kikkan Randall)|
|Thurs., May 3||8 p.m.||Women’s Hockey: USA vs. Canada|
|Fri., May 4||8 p.m.||Men’s Curling: USA vs. Sweden|
|Sat., May 5||12 p.m.||Snowboarding: Men’s Slopestyle|
|1 p.m.||Snowboarding: Women’s Slopestyle|
|2 p.m.||Snowboarding: Women’s Halfpipe|
|3:30 p.m.||Snowboarding: Men’s Halfpipe|
|5 p.m.||Alpine Skiing: Women’s Giant Slalom|
|6:30 p.m.||Cross-Country Skiing: Women’s Team Sprint|
|7:30 p.m.||Freestyle Skiing: Men’s Halfpipe|
|8 p.m.||Women’s Hockey: USA vs. Canada|
|11 p.m.||Men’s Curling: USA vs. Sweden|
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