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Saturday Olympics on TV: Slopestyle field is wide open

Published February 7, 2014 12:48 pm

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2014, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

There is no defending champion in slopestyle, because it's a new event. Basically, it's the snowboard halfpipe on a downhill course - complete with jumps and tricks.American Shaun White, who is the two-time defending gold medalist in the halfpipe, was considered to be a favorite before he pulled out of the event. Now, it's wide-open.You can see it in NBC's primetime coverage.NBC DAYTIME

1:30-5 p.m., Ch. 5: Men's ski jumping/individual K-95; men's biathlon/10km sprint gold medal final; men's speed skating/5000m gold medal final; women's cross-country skiing/skiathlon gold medal final

NBC PRIMETIME

7-10:30 p.m., Ch. 5: Figure skating/team event, ice dancing short dance, ladies short program; men's snowboarding/slopestyle gold medal final; women's freestyle skiing/moguls gold medal final

NBC LATE NIGHT

11 p.m.-midnight, Ch. 5: Figure skating/team event, pairs' free skate; men's luge/singles competition

midnight-3:30 a.m.: Repeat of NBC primetime

NBCSN

7:30-9 a.m.: Figure skating/team event, ice dancing short dance (live)

9 a.m.-12:30 p.m.: Figure skating/team event, ladies short program (live), pairs free skate (live)

4-6 p.m.: Hockey/game of the day

1-3:30 a.m. (early Sunday ): Women's hockey/Japan vs. Sweden (live)

3:30-6:30 a.m (early Sunday): men's cross country skiing/skiathlon gold medal final (live); women's speedskating/3000m gold medal final (live)

MSNBC

6-8:30 a.m.: Women's hockey/Canada vs. Switzerland (live)