As a Southern Oaks Apartment resident, I’m sure you are reminded of the 1996 Olympics hosted here in Atlanta, every time you hear anything related to the the Olympics.  Especially  today, as February 7, 2014 marks the first day of the 2014 Winter Olympics held this year in Sochi Russia.

This year marks the 22nd Winter Olympics featuring over 2,800 athletes representing 88 countries.  There will be 98 events in 15 winter sport disciplines, including a number of new competitions which include:sochi_final_300x162

  • Biathlon mixed relay
  • Women’s ski jumping
  • Mixed-team figure skating
  • Mixed-team luge
  • Half-pipe skiing
  • Snowboard slope style
  • Snowboard parallel slolom

Follow Team USA on their Road To Sochi 2014 and stay up to date on the latest news, videos, photos and blogs from this years Winter Olympics.  And, while you at it, let us hear from you.  Share your favorite winter Olympic sport on our Facebook page.