How to watch winter sports on NBC Sports this weekend

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Chloe KimNathan Chen and Mikaela Shiffrin headline action across more than a dozen winter sports with coverage on NBC Sports, Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA and streaming on NBC Sports Gold this weekend.

Kim competes for the first time this season at the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix at Copper Mountain, Colo., against a field including Olympic bronze medalist Arielle Gold. Also dropping in at Copper are Olympic champion halfpipe skiers David Wise and Maddie Bowman and medalists Alex Ferreira and Brita Sigourney.

Chen is the favorite at Vancouver’s Grand Prix Final, the second-biggest international figure skating competition this season after March’s world championships. The world champion will face Olympic silver medalist Shoma Uno, while Olympic gold medalist Alina Zagitova and world silver medalists Madison Hubbell and Zach Donohue lead the women’s and ice dance events.

Shiffrin, fresh off her first World Cup super-G win, can move into sole position of fourth place on the women’s career wins list in St. Moritz, Switzerland with a victory in either Saturday’s super-G or Sunday’s parallel slalom. The men race a giant slalom and slalom in Val d’Isere, France, featuring Olympic champions Ted Ligety and Marcel Hirscher.

U.S. Olympians are also in action in bobsled, biathlon, cross-country skiing, curling, freestyle skiing, luge, short track, skeleton and speed skating World Cups.

GRAND PRIX FINAL PREVIEWS: Men | Women

FIGURE SKATING GRAND PRIX FINAL

Day Time (ET) Event TV Stream
Thursday 10:45 p.m. Men’s Short NBC Sports Gold
Friday 12 a.m. Women’s Short NBC Sports Gold
10 p.m. Rhythm Dance NBC Sports Gold
11:15 p.m. Pairs’ Short NBCSN
Saturday 12:30 a.m. Men’s Free NBCSN
4:45 p.m. Women’s Free NBC Sports Gold
10 p.m. Free Dance NBC Sports Gold
11:15 p.m. Pairs’ Free NBC Sports Gold
11:30 p.m.* Women’s Free Skate NBCSN
Sunday 4 p.m.* Men’s, Women’s Free Skates NBC

*Delayed broadcast

ALPINE SKIING WORLD CUP

Day Time (ET) Event TV Stream
Saturday 3:45 a.m. Men’s Giant Slalom (Run 1) Olympic Channel
4 a.m. Men’s Giant Slalom (Run 1) NBC Sports Gold
5 a.m. Women’s Super-G Olympic Channel
7 a.m. Men’s Giant Slalom (Run 2) Olympic Channel
Sunday 12:30 a.m.* Women’s Super-G NBCSN
3:15 a.m. Men’s Slalom (Run 1) Olympic Channel
3:30 a.m. Men’s Slalom (Run 1) NBC Sports Gold
6:30 a.m. Men’s Slalom (Run 2) Olympic Channel
7:30 a.m. Women’s Parallel Slalom Olympic Channel
5 p.m.* Women’s Parallel Slalom NBCSN

*Delayed broadcast
All races stream live on NBC Sports Gold for “Snow Pass” subscribers and will have a replay of the event. Click here for more info.

FREESTYLE SKIING/SNOWBOARD WORLD CUP

Day Time (ET) Event TV Stream
Friday 1 p.m. Ski Halfpipe NBCSN
3 p.m.* Moguls Olympic Channel
Saturday 1 p.m. Snowboard Halfpipe NBC Sports
4:30 p.m.* Ski Halfpipe NBCSN
Sunday 12:30 p.m.* Ski Halfpipe NBCSN

*Delayed broadcast
All events stream live on NBC Sports Gold for “Snow Pass” subscribers and will have a replay of the event. Click here for more info.

BIATHLON WORLD CUP

Day Time (ET) Event TV Live stream
Friday 12 p.m.* Women’s 15km Individual NBCSN
11 p.m.* Men’s 10km Sprint Olympic Channel
Saturday 8:05 a.m. Women’s 7.5km Sprint Olympic Channel
10 a.m.* Women’s 7.5km Sprint Olympic Channel
Sunday 5:35 p.m. Men’s 12.5km Pursuit Olympic Channel
8 p.m.* Men’s 12.5km Pursuit Olympic Channel
8:35 p.m. Women’s 10km Pursuit Olympic Channel
9 p.m.* Women’s 10km Pursuit Olympic Channel

*Delayed broadcast
All races stream live on NBC Sports Gold for “Snow Pass” subscribers and will have a replay of the event. Click here for more info.

BOBSLED/SKELETON WORLD CUP

Day Time (ET) Event TV Stream
Friday 4 p.m.* Women’s Bobsled Olympic Channel
Saturday 1:30 a.m.* Women’s Bobsled NBCSN
2:30 a.m. Men’s skeleton Run 1 Olympic Channel
4:15 a.m. Men’s skeleton Run 2 Olympic Channel
6 a.m. Two-man bobsled run 1 Olympic Channel
7:30 a.m. Two-man bobsled run 2 Olympic Channel
2:30 p.m.* Men’s Skeleton Olympic Channel
3:30 p.m.* Two-Man Bobsled (1) Olympic Channel
Sunday 2:30 a.m. Women’s Skeleton run 1 Olympic Channel
4 a.m. Women’s Skeleton run 2 Olympic Channel
6 a.m. Two-man bobsled run 1 Olympic Channel
7:30 a.m. Two-man bobsled run 2 Olympic Channel
11:30 a.m.* Women’s Skeleton Olympic Channel
10 p.m.* Two-Man Bobsled (2) Olympic Channel
11 p.m.* Two-Man Bobsled (2) NBCSN

*Delayed broadcast

CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING WORLD CUP

Day Time (ET) Event TV Stream
Saturday 3:20 a.m. Women’s 15km Interval Olympic Channel
6:05 a.m. Men’s 30km Interval Olympic Channel
8:30 a.m.* Women’s 15km Olympic Channel
Sunday 4:20 am Women’s Relay Olympic Channel
7:20 a.m. Men’s Relay Olympic Channel
4 p.m.* Women’s Relay Olympic Channel

*Same-day delay
All races stream live on NBC Sports Gold for “Snow Pass” subscribers and will have a replay of the event. Click here for more info.

CURLING WORLD CUP

Day Time (ET) Event TV Stream
Wednesday 7:30 p.m. Mixed Doubles: USA-NOR Olympic Channel
10 p.m. Men: USA-CHN Olympic Channel
Thursday 9:30 a.m. Mixed Doubles: USA-CHN Olympic Channel
1 p.m. Women: USA-RUS Olympic Channel
8:30 p.m. Men: USA-CAN Olympic Channel
Friday 9:30 a.m. Women: USA-CAN Olympic Channel
5 p.m. Women: USA-KOR Olympic Channel
8:30 p.m. Mixed Doubles: USA-CHN Olympic Channel
Saturday 5 p.m. Men: USA-CAN Olympic Channel
8:30 p.m. Women: USA-CAN NBC Sports
9:30 p.m. Women: USA-CAN NBCSN
Sunday 9:30 a.m. Mixed Doubles: Final Olympic Channel
1 p.m. Women: Final Olympic Channel
5 p.m. Men: Final Olympic Channel
8 p.m. Highlights NBCSN

LUGE WORLD CUP

Day Time (ET) Event TV Stream
Friday Noon Doubles Run No. 1 Olympic Channel
1:20 p.m. Doubles Run No. 2 Olympic Channel
2:40 p.m. Men’s singles No. 1 Olympic Channel
4:15 p.m. Men’s singles No. 1 Olympic Channel
9:30 p.m.* Doubles Olympic Channel
10 p.m.* Men Olympic Channel
Saturday 11:40 a.m. Women Singles No. 1 Olympic Channel
1:05 p.m. Women Singles No. 2 Olympic Channel
3 p.m. Team Relay Olympic Channel
11:30 p.m.* Women Olympic Channel
Sunday 6 p.m. Highlights NBCSN

*Delayed broadcast

SPEED SKATING WORLD CUP

Day Time (ET) Event TV Stream
Friday 8 p.m.* Long Track Highlights Olympic Channel
8 p.m.* Long Track Highlights Olympic Channel
Monday 6 p.m. Long Track Highlights Olympic Channel
SHORT TRACK
Saturday 11:30 a.m.* Short Track Highlights Olympic Channel
Monday 4 p.m. Short Track Highlights Olympic Channel

*Same-day delay
All races stream live on NBC Sports Gold for “Speed Skating Pass” subscribers and will have a replay of the event. Click here for more info.

Scotty James wins fifth X Games snowboard halfpipe title

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Scotty James doesn’t have Olympic gold, but he remains king of the X Games halfpipe.

James, the Australian snowboarder who took bronze and silver at the last two Olympics, earned his fifth Aspen gold, repeating as champ of the biggest annual contest under falling snow in the Colorado Rockies. Only the retired Shaun White has more X Games men’s snowboard halfpipe titles with eight.

Nobody on Friday night attempted a triple cork, which was first done in competition by Japan’s Ayumu Hirano last season en route to the Olympic title. Hirano placed sixth Friday.

“It was a tough night, pretty interesting conditions,” James said. “Had to adjust the game plan. The show goes on.”

In a format introduced three years ago, athletes were ranked on overall impression over the course of a three-run jam session for the entire field rather than scoring individual runs.

Earlier, Olympic gold medalist Zoi Sadowski-Synnott of New Zealand repeated as women’s snowboard slopestyle champion, passing Olympic bronze medalist Tess Coady of Australia on the final run of the competition. Sadowski-Synnott, the only snowboarder or skier to win Olympic, world and X Games slopestyle titles, capped her finale with back-to-back 900s.

The competition lacked 2014 and 2018 Olympic champion Jamie Anderson, who announced her pregnancy last month.

Canada’s Megan Oldham landed the first triple cork in women’s ski big air competition history to beat Olympic silver medalist Tess Ledeux of France, according to commentators. Oldham, a 21-year-old ex-gymnast, was fourth at the Olympics.

Eileen Gu, the Olympic champion from China, did not compete but is entered in halfpipe and slopestyle later this weekend.

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Isabeau Levito wins U.S. figure skating title at age 15, followed by comeback stories

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Isabeau Levito won her first U.S. figure skating title at age 15, cementing her status as the new leading American woman to open the new Olympic cycle.

Levito, the world junior champion, tallied 223.33 points between two strong programs in San Jose, California. She distanced two-time U.S. champion Bradie Tennell, who went 19 months between competitions due to foot and ankle injuries in 2021 and 2022 and scored 213.12.

Tennell was just two hundredths behind Levito after Thursday’s short but had multiple jumping errors in the free skate.

Levito followed her as last to go in the free and nailed the most pressure-packed performance of her young career, including the hardest jump combination done of the entire field. She didn’t receive a single negative mark from a judge for her 19 technical elements in her two programs.

Moments later, she was in tears backstage.

FIGURE SKATING NATIONALS: Full Scores | Broadcast Schedule

“I was just so proud of myself for staying so calm and staying so focused, doing exactly what I aimed to do,” Levito, who hasn’t finished off the podium in more than 20 events dating to November 2016, said on NBC. “I’m ready to start bouncing off the walls.”

Amber Glenn, 23, placed third and will likely become the oldest U.S. women’s singles skater to make her world championships debut in at least 45 years. Glenn botched her 11th attempt to join the list of U.S. women to land a clean triple Axel (tally according to Skatingscores.com) but still moved up from fourth after the short program, passing Starr Andrews.

Last year, Glenn entered nationals as the fourth-ranked U.S. woman and a hopeful for the three-woman Olympic team. She placed 14th in the short program, competing unknowingly with COVID-19, then tested positive and withdrew before the free skate.

In 2021, Glenn was the U.S. silver medalist, yet passed over for a spot on the two-woman world team in favor of the more experienced Karen Chen, who finished 35 hundredths behind Glenn at those nationals.

Levito, Tennell and Glenn are expected to make up the team for March’s world championships, decided by a committee.

Gracie Gold, a two-time U.S. champion who was fifth after the short program, popped a pair of planned triple Lutzes and dropped to eighth.

None of the three 2022 U.S. Olympians competed. Alysa Liu and Mariah Bell retired. Chen is a student at Cornell and might not return.

Nationals continue Saturday with the free dance and pairs’ free skate, live on NBC Sports and Peacock.

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