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Team USA Opening Ceremony uniforms have heaters

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The U.S. Olympic team uniforms for the PyeongChang Opening Ceremony contain heating components that will last up to 11 hours.

Ice dancers Maia Shibutani and Alex Shibutani and bobsledder Aja Evans wore the uniforms on TODAY on Monday.

The heat technology will come in handy.

The PyeongChang Opening Ceremony on Feb. 9 (live streaming on NBCOlympics.com and the NBC Sports app) will be in an outdoor stadium, likely in below-freezing temperatures.

From USA Today:

“The athletes can set the temperature (there are three settings) via their cellphones. The heat can last up to five hours on the high setting and 11 hours on the low setting, fully charged.”

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U.S. Olympic Closing Ceremony uniforms unveiled (photos)

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The uniforms Team USA will wear at the PyeongChang Olympic Closing Ceremony on Feb. 25 were unveiled on Wednesday, 100 days before the Games begin.

Polo Ralph Lauren designed the uniforms, as usual.

Olympic hopefuls Maia Shibutani and Alex ShibutaniGus Kenworthy and Jamie Anderson helped show them off on TODAY on Wednesday.

Via press release:

Polo Ralph Lauren’s Team USA 2018 parade uniform is proudly made in America and combines traditional artisanal design references with modern fabrications in a patriotic spirit of red, white, and blue. The look includes a water-repellent down jacket in white; an athletic-inspired double fleece pant in navy with red stripe detailing; and a vintage ski-inspired sweater in a bold red, white and blue block stripe. Completing the look are wool gloves featuring a winter-inspired intarsia pattern; a corresponding intarsia wool ski hat; a bold graphic bandanna featuring the American flag; and brown suede mountaineering boots accented with red laces.

A celebration of Team USA is seen throughout the look in details that include “USA/018” lettering on the leg of the ceremony pant, “Team USA” knitting on the gloves and front brim of the wool hat, and “USA Olympic Team 2018” lettering on the bandanna.

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Team USA Olympic Closing Ceremony uniforms unveiled

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The U.S. Olympic Closing Ceremony uniforms designed by Polo Ralph Lauren were unveiled on TODAY on Wednesday morning.

Swimmers Haley Anderson and Ryan Lochte and wrestler Jordan Burroughs modeled the outfits.

Every part of the Polo Ralph Lauren uniforms was made in the U.S., after the controversy over China-made uniforms in 2012.

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