The 2014 Winter Olympics debut in Sochi, Russia Thursday, with events in team figure skating, women's freestyle skiing and slopestyle snowboarding. U.S. Olympian Shaun White caused a stir on Wednesday when he announced his last-minute withdrawal from the slopestyle competition. We preview the events and athletes to watch in the 2014 Winter Games.
Sochi Olympics: Athletes and Events to Watch
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Rick Tittle, host of "Titillating Sports" on Sports Byline USA
Alyssa Roenigk, senior writer covering free-skiing and snowboarding at the Sochi Olympics for ESPN