U.S. Olympic Committee Hosts 100 Day Countdown to Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games in NYC’s Times Square

Tuesday October, 29, 2013

The event served as the first stop of the Road to Sochi Tour and brought the spirit and excitement of the Winter Games to Team USA fans with high-flying athlete demonstrations, meet-and-greet autograph sessions, fan sport experiences, interactive elements, Team USA giveaways and sponsor engagement activities throughout New York City Times Square under a bright bue fall sky.

More than 50 athletes were in attendance and participated sport demonstrations of curling, wheelchair curling, street luge, and slopestyle skiing and snowboarding, with guests trying their hand at both curling and luge. Also, the Flying Ace All-Stars – freestyle skiing aerialists – peformed on trampolines in Times Square.

Sport demonstrations continued throughout the day, which included figure skating, ice hockey, sled hockey, speedskating, curling, wheelchair curling, street luge, slopestyle skiing and snowboarding, and freestyle skiing tricks on trampolines.

The Winter Games start on Friday, February 7, 2014 in Sochi, Russia.