There are plenty of Minnesotans to root for this month during the Winter Olympics — more than two dozen natives are representing Team USA in Pyeongchang, South Korea.
Here's a look at how you can watch and when you should watch if you want to cheer for a hometown athlete.
Just remember: Pyeongchang is 15 hours ahead of Minnesota. Events that you watch live during prime time in the U.S. will be taking place the following morning in South Korea. That also means that if you want to watch something taking place in the afternoon in South Korea, you'll need to get up in the middle of the night to stream it live. Here's a handy time zone converter.
How to watch
This is easy for folks who have cable and TV. Check the schedule here for coverage.
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Not by your TV? You can stream the action at NBCOlympics.com or download the NBC Sports app. Note: You'll only be able to stream about 30 minutes initially and then five minutes each day after that so use your freebie wisely.
If you've cut the cord, look into signing up for a streaming service (several offer NBC and its affiliates, like NBCSN, as part of their standard packages). Most offer a free trial period.
• Sling TV
Which Minnesotans have the best chance at gold?
The women's hockey team — featuring seven Minnesotans — is looking for revenge and its first gold since the sport's inaugural appearance at the 1998 games. But both The Associated Press and Sports Illustrated say Team USA will finish behind Canada — again. The United States lost to Canada in 2014 and 2010. The U.S. settled for silver behind Canada in 2002 as well.
Other contenders with a shot at the podium:
• The men's curling team could take home a bronze medal behind Canada and Sweden, says the AP.
When will Minnesotans compete?
Some athletes' events are still listed as "to be determined." Here's what we know of the athletes whose events are listed on the Team USA site.
Remember what we said about the time difference when figuring out your viewing schedule:
David Chodounsky competes in the men's slalom, scheduled for Feb. 22. This should be part of NBC's prime-time coverage.
Lindsey Vonn will compete in the super-G (Feb. 17), downhill (Feb. 21) and Alpine combined (Feb. 23). NBC will have prime-time coverage.
Jessie Diggins is said to be competing in six races: The 7.5-km race (Feb. 10), the 1.5-kmrace (Feb. 13), the 10-km freestyle (Feb. 15), the 4x5-km classic relay (Feb. 17), the team sprint freestyle (Feb. 21) and the 30-km mass start classic (Feb. 25). These are races in which you'll need to get up early (or stay up late) to watch via NBCSN on cable or stream live.
Round robin play begins Feb. 14. The women play:
• Feb. 14 vs. Japan in Session 1
• Feb. 15 vs. Great Britain in Session 2; vs. Switzerland in Session 3
• Feb. 17 vs. athletes from Russia in Session 5; vs. Canada in Session 6
• Feb. 19 vs. Denmark in Session 8; vs. China in Session 9
• Feb. 20 vs. the Republic of Korea in Session 10
• Feb. 21: vs. Sweden in Session 12
• Feb. 14 vs. the Republic of Korea in Session 1
• Feb. 15 vs. Italy in Session 3
• Feb. 16 vs. Sweden in Session 4; vs. Denmark in Session 5
• Feb. 18 vs. Japan in Session 7; vs. Norway in Session 8
• Feb. 19 vs. Canada in Session 9
• Feb. 20 vs. Switzerland in Session 11
• Feb. 21 vs. Great Britain in Session 12
The men's bronze medal match and women's semifinal is Feb. 23. The gold and silver medals for men's curling and the bronze medal for women's curling is Feb. 24. The women's gold medal match is set for Feb. 25.
Caroline Claire will compete in the slopestyle, set for Feb. 17.
The women's hockey team plays in three preliminary rounds Feb. 11 against Finland, Feb. 13 against Olympic athletes from Russia and Feb. 15 against Canada.
Quarterfinal playoffs are Feb. 17, semifinals are Feb. 19 and the bronze medal match is Feb. 21. The gold medal game is Feb. 22.
The men square off in their preliminary rounds Feb. 14 against Slovenia, Feb. 16 against Slovakia and Feb. 17 against Olympic athletes from Russia.
Quarterfinals are Feb. 21, semifinals are Feb. 23 and the bronze-medal game is Feb. 24. The gold medal match is Feb. 25.