Local speedskater Eddy Alvarez was born in Miami, and will compete on Team USA during the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi. Alvarez has previously placed fourth place in the U.S. Championship.
He is also a World Cup team member, World Championship team member and a junior World Team member.
Here is a schedule of when you can see Alvarez compete in the winter games:
- Feb. 10- 1500m Finals, 8:00 p.m. on NBC 6
- Feb. 15-1000m Final, 8:00 p.m. on NBC 6
- Feb. 21- 500m Finals, 8:00 p.m. on NBC 6
- Feb. 21- 5000m Relay Final, 8:00 p.m. on NBC 6