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San Diego Athletes to Watch in Sochi: Tuesday, Feb. 11

By R. Stickney
|  Monday, Feb 10, 2014  |  Updated 1:33 PM PDT
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(L-R) Jessica Smith and Emily Scott will compete in Sochi Russia for U.S. Speed Skating. They both trained in Chula Vista at the Olympic Training Center as part of their journey.

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Every day NBC 7 will provide a quick look at the key events of the day as well as the local athletes who will be competing. Here are our “San Diego Athletes to Watch” for Monday, Feb. 10:

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San Diego’s two-time Olympic gold medalist Shaun White will compete Tuesday in the halfpipe.

Set your alarm - qualifying runs begin at 2 a.m. PT with semifinals starting at 7 a.m. PT.

Finals are scheduled for a more comfortable viewing time of 9:30 a.m. PT. Get results here

American luger Erin Hamlin was among the athletes who trained at the Olympic Training Center in Chula Vista. On Tuesday, she’s going to try and make history for the U.S. Luge Team by medaling in women’s singles.

Run 3 begins at 6:30 a.m. PT and Run 4 is scheduled for 8 a.m. PT.  Get results here

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There are also events scheduled in men’s and women’s curling, women’s biathlon 10km pursuit and women’s ice hockey.

Athletes in men’s and women’s cross-country and women’s ski slopestyle will compete in finals Tuesday.

In figure skating, the pairs short program kicks off Tuesday night at the Sochi Iceberg Palace (7 a.m. PT) with the competition concluding on Wednesday.

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Olympic speedskaters Emily Scott and Jessica Smith will begin their pursuit for a medal in the women’s 500m at 4:45 a.m. PT.

Both women spent some time in San Diego training before their trip to Sochi, Russia.

Two more Olympic Training Center athletes, Lindsay Van and Jessica Jerome, will compete in the women’s individual normal hill event at 9:30 a.m. PT

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