The 2018 Winter Olympics will air on NBC starting Thursday, February 8 at 8:00 p.m. EST. Coverage of the games begins with the men's short program in figure skating, which determines who will advance to the free skate (only 24 of the 30 competitors will move forward). During the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, the figure skating competitions were the most-watched event according to Forbes, with a viewership of 93 million.

Read on to learn more about the U.S. Singles Men's Team.

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