The Alpine Skiing events in the 2010 Vancouver Olympics include alpine, freestyle and snowboarding.

The Alpine events will be held at Whistler Olympic Park and in Whistler, British Columbia. The following is what Candian viewers can look forward to in coming weeks.

Alpine skiing

Alpine skiing at the 2010 Winter Olympics will be held at Whistler Creekside in Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. The ten events are scheduled to run between February 13the (day 2) and February 27th (day 16)

A total of ten alpine skiing events will be held including mens and womens downhill, Super-G, Giant Slalom, Slalom, and Super Combined. There will be a maximum of 320 athletes competing in Alpine Skiing, with no more that 22 per country.
  • Day 2 - Downhill Men
  • Day 3 - Super Combined Women
  • Day 5 - Super Combined Men
  • Day 6 - Downhill Women
  • Day 8 - Super-G Men
  • Day 9 - Super-G Women
  • Day 10 - Giant Slalom Men
  • Day 13 - Giant Slalom Women
  • Day 15 - Slalom Women
  • Day 16 - Slalom Men

Discuss in Digital Home's Alpine Skiing discussion thread .

Freestyle skiing

The freestyle skiing competition willtake place at Cypress Mountain and will include a new event for these Olympics, ski cross. Six freestyle skiing events will be held including mens and womens aerials, mens and womens moguls, and mens and womens ski cross.

Events start on February 13th (day 2) with the Women's moguls and continue until February 25th (day 14) wiht the men's aerials.

For the six events, there are a maximum 180 athletes allowed to compete. This includes a maximum of 30 in moguls, 25 in aerials, and 35 in ski cross, applicable for both genders. No nation can have more than 18 skiers with maximum of ten men or ten women per specific nation. For each event, no nation can enter four skiers per individual event.

Skiers are qualified if they have placed in the top 30 in an FIS World Cup event of FIS World Championships in the event concerned. Canada is expected to enter a skier in all events.
  • Day 2 - Women's moguls qualifiers and finals
  • Day 3 - Men's moguls qualifiers and finals
  • Day 9 - Women's aerials Qualification
  • Day 10 - Men's ski cross qualifiers and finals
  • Day 11 - Men's aerials Qualification
  • Day 12 - Women's ski cross qualifiers and finals
  • Day 13 - Women's aerials Final
  • Day 14 - Men's aerials Final

Discuss in Digital Home's Freestyle Skiing discussion thread .

Snowboarding

The snowboarding competition of the Vancouver 2010 Olympics will be held at Cypress Mountain between February 15th (day 4) and 27th (day 16).

A total of six snowboarding events will be held including: mens and womens parallel giant slalom, mens and womens halfpipe, mens and womens snowboard cross.

For the six events, there are a maximum 190 athletes allowed to compete. This includes a maximum of 30 in parallel giant slalom, 40 in halfpipe, and 40 in snowboard cross for men and 25 in parallel giant slalom, 30 in halfpipe, and 25 in snowboard cross for women. No nation can have more than 18 skiers with maximum of ten men or ten women per specific nation. For each event, no nation can enter four skiers per individual event.

Skiers are qualified if they have placed in the top 30 in an FIS World Cup event of FIS World Championships in the event concerned. A minimum of 100 FIS points in the respective event. Canada is expected to enter a skier in all events.
  • Day 4 - Snowboard Cross Men Qualification and finals
  • Day 5 - Snowboard Cross Women Qualification and finals
  • Day 6 - Halfpipe Men Qualification and final
  • Day 7 - Halfpipe Women Qualification and final
  • Day 15 - Parallel Giant Slalom Women Qualification and finals
  • Day 16 - Parallel Giant Slalom Men Qualification and finals

Discuss in Digital Home's Snowboarding discussion thread .

TV Coverage

In Canada, English language Olympic programming will appear on CTV, TSN, SportsNet, RDS, Omni, and ATN. Click here for Canadian tv listings or consult your cable or satellite providers Interactive program guide.

In the U.S., Olympic programming will appear on NBC,MSNBC, CNBC, USA Network, Universal HD and Universal Sports. Click here for U.S. listings or consult your cable or satellite providers Interactive program guide.

Discuss all aspects of the Olympics in Digital Home's 2010 Winter Olympics discussion forum