WATCH LIVE: Men’s/pairs short program in team figure skating, feat. Jeremy Abbott and Castelli/Shnapir

Marissa Castelli, Simon Shnapir

The inaugural Olympic team figure skating competition begins at the bottom of the hour with the men’s and pairs’ short program. You can watch it live on starting at 10:30 a.m. ET.

Team USA will deploy their reigning national champions in both disciplines, with Jeremy Abbott and the duo of Marissa Castelli and Simon Shnapir (pictured) ready to compete inside the Iceberg Skating Palace.

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Nicholas McCarvel of breaks down the key figures and also explains how the event works in his preview.

Again, click here at 10:30 a.m. ET to catch all the action from Sochi.