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Opening Ceremony, Memes And More: Relive Feb. 9 In Social Media At The Olympics

Feb. 09, 2018, 10:22 a.m. (ET)

Check out some of the most noteworthy social media posts from Feb. 9 at the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang.

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Opening Ceremony

As the largest athlete delegation for any nation in the history of the Olympic Winter Games, Team USA celebrated the beginning of the Games in style. For some it was a dream come true, for others it was another chance to spread the Olympic spirit.

 

Curling Sweeps Its Way Into America’s Hearts

Mixed doubles curling continued competition in PyeongChang, where the discipline is making its Olympic debut. Siblings Becca and Matt Hamilton are representing Team USA and are doing their part to make curling everyone’s new favorite sport.

 

Alexa Scimeca-Knierim And Chris Knierim Have The Skate Of Their Lives

Figure skating is underway in PyeongChang with the team event, starting off with the men’s and pairs short programs. Alexa Scimeca-Knierim and Chris Knierim, the sole pairs team representing Team USA, skated a near-perfect performance for a season’s-best score and helping the U.S. squad to second place in the standings thus far. A fairytale night for a fairytale couple!

 

#Memed

PyeongChang has already supplied us with several meme-worthy moments. Behold Matt Hamilton’s look-alike and Lindsey Vonn’s dog serving up some realness.

 

Scenes From The Village

Athletes are still arriving at the Olympic Village and getting situated, and everyone is taking in the sights… and having a bit of fun.

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