Believe it or not, the 2018 Winter Olympics in Peyongchang, Korea are now already a week old with some competitions having begun last Wednesday. That said, things are beginning to heat-up with many disciplines now heading into their respective medal rounds.

Short Track Speed Skating - Winter Olympics Day 1
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Regardless of which sports or events you enjoy watching the most, keep an eye out for these athletes whom are not only representing the USA but the Pacific Northwest as well.

The state of Oregon has five (5) members on Team USA while Washington and Idaho send four (4) and three (3) each. The state of Colorado, unsurprisingly, has the biggest delegation with 31 members total.

Washington (4):
Sadie Bjornsen, Winthrop, WA, F, Cross-Country Skiing, 5'9"/145 lbs., 11-21-1989
Erik Bjornsen, Winthrop, WA, M, Cross-Country Skiing, 6'1"/175 lbs., 7-14-1991
J.R. Celski, Federal Way, WA, M, Short Track Speedskating, 5'8"/143 lbs., 7-17-1990
Aaron Tran, Federal Way, WA, M, Short Track Speedskating, 5'7"/160 lbs., 7-24-1996

Oregon (5):
Ben Ferguson, Bend, OR, M, Snowboarding, 5'9"/165 lbs., 1-21-1995
Tommy Ford, Bend, OR, M, Alpine Skiing, 5'11"/165 lbs., 3-20-1989
Sam Michener, Gresham, OR, M, Bobsled, 5'9"/207 lbs., 5-24-1987
Laurenne Ross, Bend, OR, F, Alpine Skiing, 5'7"/150 lbs., 8-17-1988
Jacqueline Wiles, Portland, OR, F, Alpine Skiing, 5'7"/160 lbs., 7-13-1992

Idaho (3):
Jessika Jenson, Rigby, ID, F, Snowboarding, 5'5"/127 lbs., 8-7-1991
Chase Josey, Hailey, ID, M, Snowboarding, 5'11"/155 lbs., 3-31-1995
Hilary Knight, Sun Valley, ID, F, Ice Hockey, 5'11", 175 lbs., 7-12-1989

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