Team USA: Where to Watch as Lindsey Vonn and Mikaela Shiffrin Chase Alpine Combined Gold

Lindsey Vonn will compete in the final Olympic event of her glittering career when she takes part in the alpine combined event on Wednesday night.

The first part of the event, the downhill, will begin at 9:30 p.m. (ET), with the medals to be decided in the slalom from 1 a.m (EST). Both races will be broadcast by NBC, but you can also stream it live here.

GettyImages-922040724 Bronze medallist Lindsey Vonn of the U.S celebrates after finishing third in the women's downhill, February 21. Getty Images

Vonn became the oldest female medallist in alpine skiing at the Olympics when she clinched a bronze medal in the downhill on Tuesday.

The 33-year-old failed to defend the title she won in Vancouver eight years ago as she finished behind Ragnhild Mowinckel of Norway, who took silver, and Sofia Goggia, who became Italy’s first female downhill Olympic champion.

Nevertheless, Vonn added a third Olympic medal to her trophy cabinet and will be hoping to go one better in the combined.

The Minnesota native is not Team USA’s only hope of a medal, with Mikaela Shiffrin among the favorites to win gold.

The 25-year-old has already won the giant slalom in Pyeongchang but failed to defend the slalom gold she won four years ago in Sochi as she could only finish fourth, as Sweden’s Frida Hansdotter topped the podium on Friday.

Shiffrin, who currently leads the World Cup overall standings, opted to skip Tuesday’s downhill to focus on the combined, which was brought forward by a day due to weather conditions.

“As much as I wanted to compete in the Olympic downhill, with the schedule change it’s important for me to focus my energy on preparing for the combined,” Shiffrin said in a statement, published on U.S. Ski & Snowboard Team’s official website.

Shiffrin and Vonn will not take part in the team event on Saturday, which will conclude the alpine skiing program in Pyeongchang.

Team USA has claimed a medal in the combined in the last two Olympics, with Julia Mancuso finishing second in Vancouver and third in Sochi.

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