Meet Your Chicago Area Olympians

The 2014 Olympics kick off Thursday in Sochi, Russia. There are several local athletes who will represent the Chicago area during this year’s winter Olympics.

The 2014 Winter Olympics kick off Thursday, and several athletes will be representing Illinois in Sochi, Russia.

  • Wish your favorite local athlete good luck in the comments section below. 

You can watch for some of these local faces during the games as well as during Friday’s opening ceremonies, which will air from 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. CST, on NBC. Local TV listings of the games can be found on the NBC website.

And here is a look at all of the local athletes — with links to their Team USA profile page — who will be competing in the 2014 Sochi Olympics:

Grumpy Old Man February 07, 2014 at 09:08 AM
Gigi February 07, 2014 at 09:10 AM
Good Luck! We'll be watching! Go USA!
william savick February 07, 2014 at 10:55 AM
Thank you Patch for giving us a list and accompanying bios of our local outstanding athletes. We now know whom to cheer for. We wish them the best of luck and hope they all can bring back medals galore. We also wish them Godspeed and pray for their safety in Sochi .
big daddy February 07, 2014 at 01:16 PM
Good luck my fellow Americans..be safe


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