The men’s Nordic combined 10km competition kicks off with a trial and ski jump run followed by the event itself on Tuesday. The times can be found below:
Men’s individual trial and ski jumps: 3:25 a.m. ET (NBCSN) – CLICK HERE TO WATCH LIVE
Men’s individual 10 km: 7 a.m. ET – CLICK HERE TO WATCH LIVE
The U.S. sends Bill Demong and the Fletcher brothers (Bryan and Taylor), but they are not expected to be medal threats on Tuesday. The field is fairly open, anyway, as arguably the favorite Germany’s Eric Franzel has been dealing with an illness. Japan’s Akito Watabe and Norway’s Magnus Krog are among those who may benefit the most if Franzel drops off.
Bob Costas reported from Rio de Janeiro for NBC News on Wednesday, 100 days out from the Opening Ceremony.
In the clip below, Michael Phelps, Simone Biles and even Brazil soccer legend Pelé comment on preparing for the first Games in South America.
Costas finished the clip with a stand-up from Copacabana Beach, where beach volleyball will take place in August.
VIDEO: Bob Costas picks biggest storyline of Rio Olympics
NBC Olympics will partner with Snapchat for daily “Live Stories” and an NBC Rio Olympic Discover channel (co-produced with Buzzfeed) during the U.S. Olympic Trials and the Rio Games.
The Live Stories allows Snapchatters attending select U.S. Olympic Trials events and the Rio Games to contribute photo and video Snaps to the Snapchat-curated story.
The Live Stories will include behind-the-scenes and fan moments, and Snapchat will feature NBC’s Rio Olympic brand marks, logos and more.
The Discover channel will be live from Aug. 4 (one day before the Opening Ceremony) through Aug. 22 (one day after the Closing Ceremony).
From NBC Sports Group:
Buzzfeed will leverage NBC’s access to athletes, as well as clips and shots from inside and outside Rio Olympic venues, to bring Snapchatters a fresh, mobile-first look at the Games.
MORE: Full Olympic Trials broadcast schedule