Snowboard, freestyle skiing world champs highlight winter sports TV, stream schedule
Chloe Kim headlines the world freestyle skiing and snowboarding championships, among several winter sports competitions on NBC Sports, Olympic Channel and Peacock Premium this week.
Kim, who in PyeongChang became the youngest Olympic halfpipe champion at 17, bids to repeat as world champion in Aspen, Colorado.
Kim went nearly two years between contests -- taking a year off for Princeton freshman classes -- before returning in January to win a World Cup event and, for the fifth time, the Winter X Games in Aspen.
The world championships field is stronger than the previous events with China entering Olympic silver medalist Liu Jiayu and two-time world champion Cai Xuetong, one year before it hosts the Winter Olympics. Also entered: Maddie Mastro, the last person to beat Kim in competition in 2019, and Spain’s Queralt Castellet, who won the 2020 X Games in Kim’s absence.
Other headliners include Australian Scotty James in men’s halfpipe and Americans Jamie Anderson and Red Gerard, Austrian Anna Gasser Canadian Mark McMorris in big air and slopestyle.
World championships events in freestyle skiing are split between Almaty, Kazakhstan, and Aspen this week. In Almaty, the U.S. has medal chances in both aerials and moguls after making World Cup men’s and women’s podiums in both disciplines this season.
Aspen hosts big air, halfpipe and slopestyle, featuring two-time Olympic champion David Wise and fellow American Olympic medalists Brita Sigourney, Alex Ferreira, Devin Logan and Nick Goepper, plus Gus Kenworthy, who now skis for Great Britain.
In other sports, Mikaela Shiffrin competes in the last Alpine skiing World Cup races before next week’s World Cup Finals. Shiffrin goes for her 70th World Cup win starting Friday, the 10th anniversary of her debut on the circuit at age 15.
World Freestyle Skiing and Snowboarding Championships — Almaty, Kazakhstan (Aerials, Moguls) and Aspen, Colorado
|Monday||4 a.m.||Moguls||Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|6 p.m.*||Moguls||Olympic Channel | STREAM LINK|
|Tuesday||4 a.m.||Dual Moguls||Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|6:30 p.m.*||Dual Moguls||Olympic Channel | STREAM LINK|
|Wednesday||4 a.m.||Aerials||Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|4 p.m.*||Aerials||NBCSN | Olympic Channel | STREAM LINK|
|Thursday||4 a.m.||Team Aerials||Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|4:30 p.m.||Team Aerials||Olympic Channel | STREAM LINK|
|Friday||11:30 a.m.||Snowboard Slopestyle||Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|3 p.m.||Ski Halfpipe||Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|Saturday||11:30 a.m.||Ski Slopestyle||Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|12 p.m.*||Snowboard Slopestyle||NBC | STREAM LINK|
|1 p.m.*||Ski Slopestyle||Olympic Channel | STREAM LINK|
|3 p.m.||Snowboard Halfpipe||Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|Sunday||12 a.m.*||Ski Halfpipe||NBCSN | STREAM LINK|
|12 p.m.*||Snowboard Halfpipe||NBC | STREAM LINK|
Alpine Skiing World Cup — Are, Sweden (Women) and Kranjska Gora, Slovenia (Men)
|Friday||7:30 a.m.||Women’s Slalom Run 1||Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|10:30 a.m.||Women’s Slalom Run 2||Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|Saturday||12 a.m.*||Women’s Slalom||NBCSN | STREAM LINK|
|3:30 a.m.||Men’s Giant Slalom Run 1||Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|4:30 a.m.||Women’s Slalom Run 1||Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|6:30 a.m.||Men’s Giant Slalom Run 2||Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|7:45 a.m.||Women’s Slalom Run 2||Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|Sunday||4:30 a.m.||Men’s Slalom Run 1||Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|7:30 a.m.||Men’s Slalom Run 2||Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK|
Biathlon World Cup — Nove Mesto, Czech Republic
|Thursday||11:30 a.m.||Men’s Sprint||Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|Friday||11:30 a.m.||Women’s Sprint||Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|Saturday||8:45 a.m.||Men’s Pursuit||Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|11:30 a.m.||Women’s Pursuit||Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|Sunday||5:25 a.m.||Mixed Relay||Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|8:45 a.m.||Single Mixed Relay||Olympic Channel | Peacock | STREAM LINK|
Cross-Country Skiing World Cup — Engadin, Switzerland
|Saturday||5:40 a.m.||Men’s 15km Mass Start||Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|9:30 a.m.||Women’s 10km Mass Start||Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|Sunday||3:15 a.m.||Women’s 30km Pursuit||Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|5:35 a.m.||Men’s 50km Pursuit||Peacock | STREAM LINK|
Freestyle Skiing World Cup — Sunny Valley, Russia (Ski Cross) and Almaty, Kazakhstan (Aerials, Moguls)
|Saturday||2 a.m.||Aerials||Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|3 a.m.||Ski Cross||Peacock | STREAM LINK|
|Sunday||3 a.m.||Dual Moguls||Peacock | STREAM LINK|
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