The 2018 Winter Olympics start Friday with some 3,000 athletes from around the world vying for medals.
Athletes are heading into the PyeongChang, South Korea games primed for competition, but many say they are also taking their faith to the slopes and ice.
Here are five Christian athletes on the U.S. team hoping for Olympic gold.
The Olympics end on Feb. 25.
Photo: General view of the Alpensia Resort during previews ahead of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games at on February 4, 2018 in Pyeongchang-gun, South Korea
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