Preparations for the 2018 Winter Olympics are reaching their climax as the main event closes in. With every passing day, fans too are getting all their preparations sorted out for the upcoming Winter Games. Snowboarding debuted at the Winter Olympics during the resurgence period of 1992-2002 when IOC added five new sports or discipline to the Winter Olympic Games. Snowboarding has been a flagbearer of X-Sports at the Winter Olympic Games.
The most significant point of every fan’s think tank regards the live stream of their favorite sport at the Winter Olympic Games apart from the other details. So here we are to calm all those think tanks down and let the fans know every single aspect about one of their favorite sports at the 2018 Winter Olympics, Snowboarding. From live stream channels to venues and schedule, we’ve got everything covered in this little piece of text for you.
Snowboarding Live Streaming
This Winter Olympics will bring some respite to all the American fans as NBC will be going out all guns blazing in its bid to broadcast the 2018 Winter Olympics. NBC will be streaming a record 2400 hours of Olympic Games and that too without any time delay. Streaming will be available on NBC’s Sports App from 11 pm ET on 7th February. NBC will come up with primetime coverage from 8 pm ET the following day. An almost similar schedule will also be followed by beIN Sports, ITV, and FOX.
Websites of national Olympic committees of all the participating nations will also be providing a free live stream of the sports in which athletes from that country would be participating. Fans who do not have any official live stream source can easily use any VPN gateway which allows connection to any one of the official live stream channels. A guide on how to use the portals and which are the best VPNs available on the internet can be accessed a previous post on our website.
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The snowboarding events will kick start with the Men’s slopestyle qualification on 10th February followed by Men’s Slopestyle Finals on 11th, Women’s Slopestyle Finals and on 12th, Women’s Halfpipe Finals on 13th, Men’s Halfpipe Finals on 14th, Men’s snowboard cross seeding round and finals on 15th, Women’s Snowboard Cross see din round and finals on 16th, Women’s Big Air Finals on 23rd, and Men’s Big air finals, Men’s Parallel Giant Slalom Finals, and Women’s Giant Slalom Finals on 24th of February 2018.
Dates: 10 to 24th February 2018
The ten medal events of Snowboarding will be played at the Bokwang Phoenix Park in Pyeongchang, South Korea. A maximum quota of 258 (142 men, 116 women) athletes will be allowed to participate in all the ten medal events combined.
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There will be a total of 10 medal events with both men and women participating in five of them. The five events which they will be participating in are Parallel Giant Slalom, Big Air, Halfpipe, Slopestyle, and Snowboard Cross. The Parallel Slalom event which featured last time has been replaced by the Big Air event. Athletes will be elected by the National Olympic Committees of the participating nations. A maximum of 14 men and 14 women can be shortlisted by a nation to participate in all the ten events.