American Mikaela Shiffrin is heavily favored in that. And it could be a historic debut.
But all that was cast aside on Tuesday night as the two best riders in the world battled it out in the qualifiers. The first run will be during NBC's 8 p.m. Pyeongchang is 14 hours ahead of Philadelphia.
He may not have Olympic gold like White, who at 31 is eight years his elder, but time and potential that is now starting to be realised are on his side.
He said that he was "super happy" with his second Olympic appearance at PyeongChang which had gone off "like a frog in a sock, two wombats in a hessian bag, it was all happening". The men's combined downhill run is still scheduled to run on Monday.
Americans Chloe Kim and Kelly Clark are favourites in the women's event, which begins on Sunday. Not even Italian superstar Alberto Tomba, who won gold in 1988 and silver in 1992 and 1994. Let Shaun White and other Olympic snowboarders explain. White gets the most amplitude (or height above the lip); James has the most technical trick with a switch backside 1260; and Hirano last month became the first man to land back-to-back 1440s (four revolutions). "That took the pressure and the edge off and then I started seeing everyone putting in these great runs in". Now, 12 years later, his hair is more like a soothing pond but his skills are still sharp. That moment, which vaulted White into the Winter Olympics, has followed him - and the sport - to Pyeongchang, where several other snowboarders have taken issue with the sport's judging, saying that White is shown favouritism, and that nobody's run should be deemed ideal.
White, James and Hirano offer contrasting styles, and if they're all at their best - which recent form suggests - it leaves the judges with a subjective decision.
"I get my favorite slot, dropping last", White said. "'Are you sure? The tip of my tongue is kind of numb'".
For James it would be an awkward time. In Roker's defense, standing next to Gionta for the segment was teammate Bobby Butler.
He'll compete in the final on Wednesday (which is on Tuesday primetime in the US). Both have advanced to the semifinals, so the only thing at stake will be national pride. Germany's Natalie Geisenberger won the gold. From the opening to the closing ceremonies, the Olympics are something to look forward to for people of all ages.
The weather should be better this year with moderate breezes the most daunting conditions the players will have to deal with. For instance, more than one tour player's golf ball has been completely swallowed by the giant trees on the long par-5 11th.
Operators will also be able to use their spectrum more efficiently while delivering high speeds to consumers. Qualcomm has announced what is likely its last LTE modem , the X24, capable of 2Gbps peak download speeds.
In May 2017, Deep Silver told Eurogamer Dead Island 2 was still alive , despite no news emerging on the game in over a year. Before it became THQ Nordic, Nordic Games bought the rights to a number of THQ IPs when the publisher went bust.
Compared to an average week day, florists experienced a 500 per cent increase in sales on Valentine's Day , according to the data. Specialty flowers can still be ordered at local flower shops or you can pick some up at your local grocery or drug store.
The legal battle over DACA complicates a debate now underway in Congress on whether to change the nation's immigration laws. The Department of Homeland Security has been accepting renewal applications since Alsup's order came down.
His eldest son, Crown Prince Frederik, left the Winter Olympics and returned to Denmark to be by his father's side on February 9. The Royal Danish House confirmed the sad news that His Royal Highness Prince Henrik of Denmark has died at the age of 83.
Google has already released the developer preview of AMP for Gmail and expects many developers to work with it. AMP for Email is an open spec, Google looks forward to seeing how other clients adapt to this.
Indian wrist spinners Kuldeep Yadav and Yuzvendra Chahal were effective on a slow pitch, taking four and two wickets respectively. India ended on 274/7, a few shy of where they perhaps thought they would end up, largely thanks to Ngidi's heroics.
That means, as a rough estimate, it would take less than a week of iPhone sales to eclipse Google's entire 2017 Pixel shipments. Google launched the first Pixel phone in October 2016 and followed it up with the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL .
She got her first big break when she appeared in SI Swim's Rookie Class in 2017, appearing in a gold string bikini. Social commentators also weren't happy, expressing their dismay at the publication's new direction.
At no point, a US military spokesman said, was there any chance of direct conflict between USA and Russian ground forces. He added, "Russian officials assured coalition officials they would not engage coalition forces in the vicinity".
According to TMZ , actor Luke Wilson and pro golfer Luke Hass were involved in a fatal Tuesday night crash near Los Angeles. The 35-year-old Haas, a six-time PGA Tour victor and the son of golfer Jay Haas, will withdraw from the tournament, he said.