Sochi Slopestyle Starts Tommorrow!

Wed 05 February 14

Sochi Winter Olympics 2014 gets underway in under two days time and the slopestyle snowboarders will be starting the party early a day ahead of the Opening ceremony!

Sochi Slopestyle Starts Tommorrow!

Sochi Slopestyle Starts Tommorrow! ©

With the Slopestyle Qualifiers starting at 6am UK time on Thursday 6th of Febraury we will be able to see first hand what the course throws up and whether those all important changes have made it safer!

In terms of where to watch the games we will be embedding the stream where possible andcovering what is happening where and when throughout the games.

NBC will be providing complete coverage of the games, and this will be available through the website, plus the TV chnnnels NBC Sports Network, MSNBC, and CNBC. There official coverage begins at 8pm on February 6 and the2014 Olympic Opening Ceremony will not be held on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014. NBC won't be streaming the opening ceremony live instead a tape-delay version of the event airs at 7:30 p.m. ET.

Slopestyle Course Sochi 2014
Slopestyle Course Sochi 2014

Mark Lazarus, chairman of NBC Sports Group said: "We want to put context to it, with the full pageantry it deserves." NBC executives believe that a simple live stream of the event without a description does not make sense. He also said, "We are looking to maximize the viewing experience for our audience."

UK viewers will have plenty of choice with BBC Sport streaming live digital coverage of the Winter Games on all devices including computers, tablets and mobile. In total the BBC will cover over 650 hours of live action from Sochi and Snowboarding will feature heavily in the schedule.

Ed Leigh and Tim Warwood will be the main commentators for the snowboarding and freestyle skiing action on the BBC.

Keep a look out on the World Snowboard Guide and we will bring you all the latest News and info through the games!

Below you can find they key events we will be focussing on:

Thursday, February 6

Snowboarding: Men's and women's slopestyle

Friday, February 7

Opening ceremony

Saturday, February 8

Snowboarding: Men's slopestyle

Sunday, February 9

Snowboarding: Women's slopestyle

Monday, February 10

Snowboarding: Men's halfpipe

Wednesday, February 12

Snowboarding: Women's halfpipe

Saturday, February 15

Snowboarding: Women's snowboard cross

Monday, February 17

Snowboarding: Men's snowboard cross

Wednesday, February 19

Snowboarding: Men's & women's parallel giant slalom

Saturday, February 22

Snowboarding: Men's & women's parallel slaloms

Sunday, February 23

Closing ceremony

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