The Olympic Figure skating schedule for the 2014 Winter Olympics has fans ready to watch the battle for the gold. The stars of the ice have viewers ready for a front row seat and there is plenty of action expected. This year the returning champions, Kim Nu-Ya of South Korea and Mao Asada are going head to head once again to see who takes home the gold and silver. It’s not all determined quite yet as there are a few Americans in the mix that might offer an upset on the ice. According to the Huffington Post on Wednesday Gracie Gold and Ashley Wagner are American contenders that could also medal.
The tight race for the Olympic figure skating has everyone looking at the new Olympic team figure skating too. It is a different concept with teams being athletes who come together for a competition event and the idea offers more figure skating to the viewers and tough competition.
When it comes to the men’s competition on the ice, the wild card is Evgeny Plushenko. The home country opportunity gives the competitor an advantage as feeding off an excited crowd is definitely an energy rush. However, many think that Canadian Patrick Chan is the three-time is the favorite for gold medal as he pushes the boundaries of figure skating.
Not sure who to watch? Take a look at the schedule offered by NBC using their online portal for live feed action and get ready for some fierce competition. Figure skating, whether it be team, individual or ice dancingl is amazing to watch live!
9:30 a.m. ET - Team Ice Dancing Short
11:30 a.m. ET - Team Women’s Short Program
1:05 p.m. ET -Team Pairs Free Skate
10:00 a.m. ET - Team Men's Free Skate
11:05 a.m. ET - Team- Women’s Free Skate
12:10 p.m. ET - Team Ice Dancing Free
10:00 a.m. ET - Pairs Short Program
1:00 a.m. ET - Pairs Free Skate
10:45 a.m. ET - Pairs Free Skate
1:00 a.m. ET - Men's Short Program
10:00 a.m. ET - Men's Short Program
10:00 a.m. ET - Men's Free Skate
10:00 a.m. ET - Ice Dancing Short Dance
10:00 a.m. ET - Ice Dancing Free Dance
10:00 a.m. ET - Women’s Short Program
10:a.m. ET - Women’s Free Skate