Here is a look at the competition schedule for the Alpine skiing Event of Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics as seen from its official Web site. All times are Sochi time zones. The event will be held at the Rosa Khutor Alpine Resort.
Feb 9, Men's Downhill, 11:00
Feb 10, Women's Super Combined Downhill, 11:00
Feb 10, Women's Super Combined Slalom, 15:00
Feb 12, Women's Downhill, 11:00
Feb 14, Men's Super Combined Downhill, 11:00
Feb 14, Men's Super Combined Slalom, 15:30
Feb 15, Women's Super-G, 11:00
Feb 16, Men's Super-G, 11:00
Feb 18, Women's Giant Slalom Run 1, 11:00
Feb 18, Women's Giant Slalom Run 2, 14:30
Feb 19, Men's Giant Slalom Run 1, 11:00
Feb 19, Men's Giant Slalom Run 2, 14:30
Feb 21, Women's Slalom Run 1, 16:45
Feb 21, Women's Slalom Run 2, 20:15
Feb 22, Men's Slalom Run 1, 16:45
Feb 22, Men's Slalom Run 2, 20:15
Slovenia's Jurij Tepes speeds down the ski jump during the men's ski jumping individual normal hill training event of the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games, at the RusSki Gorki Ski Jumping Center in Rosa Khutor, February 6, 2014. REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach
The Alpine skiing event kicks off with men's downhill. All eyes are on Aksel Lund Svindal of Norway. Svindal is the defending World Cup champion. He won a silver medal in the 2010 Olympics in Vancouver. As for the women's downhill, everyone has a chance after Lindsey Vonn has pulled out of Sochi 2014 as her effort to recuperate from a series of injuries have become unsuccessful.
The members of the Australian ski team, Ross Peraudo, Dominic Demschar, Greta Small, Emily Bamford and Lavinia Chrystal, lead the charge trying to win the first gold medal in Alpine Skiing for Australia, which had only won one bronze medal in the history of Australian participation in the said sport. It will be the first time for Peraudo, Demschar, Bamford and Chrystal to join the Olympic Games.
Who will shine in the Alpine skiing event on the slopes of Sochi, aside from the amazing skiers from European countries like Norway, Austria and France, who are surely a threat to everyone?