The 2018 winter games are underway and the area is well represented.
Former Fort Saskatchewan Trader and Chiefs' goaltender, Shannon Szabados, will be in her third Olympics and is looking for her third gold medal (2010 and 2014). Szabados has never posted below a .954 save percentage in Olympic competition.
22-year-old Kaetlyn Osmond from Sherwood Park is a name you should get familiar with. The 2017 World Championship silver medalist in figure skating has had a solid season, qualifying for the ISU Grand Prix Final. This is Osmond's second Olympics, she took home a silver in Sochi.
Former American figure skater, Keegan Messing from Sherwood Park, has ditched the blue in his flag as he joined the Canadians a few years ago. Messing finished in the top five at the 2015 and 2017 Canadian championships.
Freestyle skiing silver medalist from Sochi, Mike Riddle, makes his return looking to dominate the halfpipe this time around. The 31-year-old from Sherwood Park is no rookie to the competition, he's won a world championship gold and competed at the Winter X Games since 2007.
Scott Pfeifer is making his Olympic debut after running the curling scene in the early 2000s. The 41-year-old from Sherwood Park will be a part of Kevin Koe's squad in Pyeonchang.
Kevin Boyer, a 24-year-old skeleton racer from Sherwood Park, is in his first Olympics. Boyer posted career-highs in 2017 at Whistler and Winterberg, making him a serious contender.