Okay Winter Olympics fans,  you’ve been waiting 4 years for the return of the games and it’s finally here!  The 2018 Winter Olympics will take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea beginning February 9th. If you’re not able to travel halfway around the world to watch the games in person, there will be plenty of coverage on TV and mobile devices with no taping delays. Check out the full coverage schedule here. Want to celebrate with others? Join the Triangle Sports Commission’s viewing party of the Opening Ceremonies on Feb 9th at the Carolina Ale House in Raleigh by buying tickets here.

This year’s Olympics includes 15 sports with participation from 85 countries and 2,800 athletes. Among those athletes are 3 from North Carolina! Ice Hockey player Bobby Sanguinetti is from Wilmington and Long Track Speed Skaters Heather Bergsma & Kimani Griffin are from High Point & Winston-Salem respectively.

Want to hit the ice yourself? These local skating rinks have public skating times, lessons and hockey leagues.

Hillsborough - Triangle sportsplex

Raleigh IcePlex

Cary Polar Ice House

Whatever way you decide to enjoy the Olympics, have fun & Go Team USA!