By United States Olympic Committee | Dec. 19, 2017, 10:53 a.m. (ET)
 John-Henry Krueger leads the pack in the men's 1,000-meter quarterfinal at the 2018 U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Short Track Speedskating on Dec.17, 2017 in Kearns, Utah.

 

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Bound For PyeongChang:
Following U.S. Olympic Team Trials, eight short track athletes earned spots on the U.S. Olympic Speedskating Team, which will include its first black woman in Maame Biney. Meanwhile, Matt and Becca Hamilton qualified for their second Olympic event at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Mixed Doubles Curling, and 16 athletes across snowboarding, luge and biathlon were named to Team USA.

Alpine Skiing:
Lindsey Vonn claimed her 78th career world cup win in super-G, while Laurenne Ross finished eighth in Val d’Isere, France.

Ted Ligety earned a fifth-place finish in giant slalom at the world cup in Alta Badia, Italy. 

Jared Goldberg notched a career-best world cup result, finishing ninth in downhill in Val Gardena, Italy. 

Biathlon:
Susan Dunklee earned top-10 finishes in the 7.5-kilometer sprint and the 10K pursuit, and Tim Burke secured a season-best 10th-place finish in the 10K sprint at the world cup in Annecy-le Grand Bornand, France. 

Tim Burke, Sean Doherty and Clare Egan earned their spots on the Olympic Team based on cumulative world cup results.

Bobsled:
Elana Meyers Taylor earned her fifth straight world cup medal as she and Kehri Jones placed second, while Nick Cunningham and Hakeem Abdul-Saboor finished fifth at the world cup in Innsbruck, Austria. 

Kristi Koplin and Kyle Plante finished fifth at the European Cup in La Plagne, France.

Cross-Country Skiing:
Jessie Diggins finished seventh and Sadie Bjornsen finished ninth in the 10-kilometer pursuit freestyle and classic events at the world cup in Toblach, Italy. 

Curling:
The brother-sister team of Becca and Matt Hamilton will represent Team USA in mixed doubles for PyeongChang 2018 after earning the crown at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in Blaine, Minnesota.

Freestyle Skiing:
In aerials, Ashley Caldwell earned her first podium finish of the season with a third-place performance, while Jon Lillis, Mac Bohonnon and Madison Olsen also had top-10 finishes at the world cup in Secret Garden, China. 

Alex Ferreira and Aaron Blunk earned the top-two spots in halfpipe, Nick Goepper was the runner-up in slopestyle, and Maddie Bowman finished third in halfpipe at the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colorado.

Luge:
Highlighted by a third-place finish for Tucker West, Team USA recorded five individual and three doubles top-10 finishes at the world cup in Lake Placid, New York. 

Nine athletes were added to the 10-member Olympic Luge Team, with each athlete earning at least one world cup medal this season.

Nordic Combined:
Bryan Fletcher finished seventh in the men’s 10-kilometer normal hill event at the world cup in Ramsau am Dachstein, Austria. 

Para Nordic Skiing:
Three-time Paralympian Oksana Masters took home three gold medals in biathlon events and two silver medals in cross-country events, while six other Americans earned top-10 finishes at the world cup in Canmore, Alberta.

Short Track Speedskating:
John-Henry Krueger swept each of the men’s individual distances as eight Americans qualified for the Olympic Team at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Short Track in Kearns, Utah. 

Skeleton:
Kendall Wesenberg raced to a season-best eighth-place finish and Matt Antoine earned his fourth top-10 finish of the season at the world cup in Innsbruck, Austria. 

Stephen Garbett recorded a season-best sixth-place finish and Kellie Delka finished ninth at the European Cup in La Plagne, France. 

Snowboarding:
Chloe Kim led Team USA in a podium sweep in halfpipe and qualified for the Olympic Team, while four other Americans, including Olympic qualifiers Chris Corning and Jamie Anderson, earned spots on the podium at the Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colorado. 

Lindsey Jacobellis earned a spot on the Olympic Team after extending her record with her 29th career world cup victory, while Faye Gulini and Mick Dierdorff secured top-10 finishes in snowboardcross in Val Thorens, France.

Aaron Muss finished eighth in parallel giant slalom at the world cup in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy. 

Faye Gulini earned her first career snowboardcross podium, finishing second, while Lindsey Jacobellis, Mick Dierdorff and Nick Baumgartner also finished in the top 10 at the world cup in Montafon, Austria. 

Also This Week:
Brooke Schultz won the 3-meter event, while seven other champions were crowned at the USA Diving Winter National Championships…Taylor Morris earned his first career podium finish, winning the bronze medal, while Team USA secured four individual luge and three doubles top-10 finishes at the sprint world cup in Lake Placid, New York...Paralympic swimmers broke five American records and one Pan Am record at the Can-Am Open in Charlotte, North Carolina.   

 

Team USA Broadcast Schedule:

DATE TIME (ET)  SPORT EVENT PLATFORM
12/23 5 p.m.
Team USA Awards presented by Dow, Best of the Year NBC
12/23 7 p.m. Curling Curling Night in America (U.S. vs. Japan) NBCSN
12/23 9 p.m. Curling Curling Night in America (U.S. mixed doubles vs. China; U.S. women's vs. Japan)  NBCSN 
12/23 11 p.m.  Curling Curling Night in America (U.S. mixed doubles vs. Japan) NBCSN
12/24 1 a.m. Curling Curling Night in America (U.S. mixed doubles vs. Scotland) NBCSN
12/24 2 p.m. Skiing/Snowboarding Breckenridge Dew Tour Highlights NBC

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