1) The most extreme test of stamina on the entire Olympic program;
2) A North American tilt for Olympic hockey supremacy;
3) An event commonly known as the "Closing Ceremony."
Here's a look at what to watch on the final day of the XXI Olympic Winter Games:
Beyond its medal-collecting achievements, here are five other reasons to appreciate the American four-man team of Steve Holcomb, Steve Mesler, Curt Tomasevicz and Justin Olsen:
Bode's last runs for No. 4. A Germany-USA tilt for four-man bobsled supremacy. Upstart U.S. speed skaters pursue surprise results and PGS underdogs hit the slopes.
Here's a look at the Olympic story lines to watch on Day 16 in Vancouver:
To answer your question, the man behind that voice is landscaper, organic farmer and U.S. team assistant Pete Lavin, a.k.a. "Baby Huey."
So how was there an uncanny incarnation of White competing in a curling bronze medal game on Friday?
Answer: because one of those Shaun Whites was actually Swiss curling skip Mirjam Ott.
The reason: U.S. Nordic combined skier Bill Demong has temporarily retired it.
Consider the succession of events that unfolded in Demong's world on Thursday:
The conclusive runs of women's Alpine skiing. The last stones thrown in women's curling. The final night of short track and the prelude to a final in men's hockey.
Here's a road map for what to watch on Day 15 of the XXI Olympic Winter Games:
It's a slightly ambivalent but mostly gratifying feeling, knowing that you put your own self-discipline to a difficult test.
Just don't ask American aerialist Jeret "Speedy" Peterson to get up from the table with you.
A big finish in figure skating and women's hockey. A turmoil-infused giant slalom continues. And Cypress Mountain goes into "Hurricane" warning mode.
Here's a closer look at what to watch on Day 14 in Vancouver:
The reason Lydia Lassila was yelling: She had just flown off an aerials jump and landed the wrong way on her knee, which was being tenuously held together by a cadaver's Achilles' that had been grafted onto her ACL.
It's safe to say you won't find the video clip of Lassila's cries of anguish on any freestyle skiing promotional videos.