Alpine skiing is one of the most exhilarating disciplines in the Winter Olympics.
And if you’ve ever wondered what it is like for the Olympians currently competing in PyeongChang, South Korea, NBC Sports has give us a first-person look at what a skier sees when they make a run down the slopes at the Jeongseon Alpine Centre.
Hang on to your shorts.
You can check out the video below:
— NBC Olympics (@NBCOlympics) February 21, 2018
This should give everyone more of an appreciation for exactly what Olympic athletes are putting themselves through. If you thought that skiing was hard, you were right, but it takes some real courage to fasten up your skis and make that leap of faith down the slopes.
2018 Winter Olympics Alpine Skiing Schedule
|Saturday, Feb. 10||Men’s downhill||9:00 p.m.|
|Sunday, Feb. 11||Women’s giant slalom||8:15 p.m., 11:45 p.m.|
|Monday, Feb. 12||Men’s alpine combined||9:30 p.m|
|Tuesday, Feb. 13||Men’s alpine combined finals||1:00 a.m.|
|Tuesday, Feb. 13||Women’s slalom||8:15 p.m., 11:45 p.m.|
|Wednesday, Feb. 14||Men’s super-G||9:00 p.m.|
|Friday, Feb. 16||Women’s super-G||9:00 p.m.|
|Saturday, Feb. 17||Men’s giant slalom||8:00 p.m., 11:45 p.m.|
|Tuesday, Feb. 20||Women’s downhill||9:00 p.m.|
|Wednesday, Feb. 21||Men’s slalom||8:15 p.m., 11:30 p.m.|
|Thursday, Feb. 22||Women’s alpine combined||9:00 p.m., 12:30 a.m.|
|Friday, Feb. 23||Skiing team event||9:00 p.m.|