Published at 8:01 AM PST on Jan 22, 2018 | Updated at 12:08 PM PST on Jan 24, 2018
Southern California will be well represented when the 2018 Winter Olympics begin in February. Snowboarders Shaun White and Chloe Kim, speedskater J.R. Celski and figure skaters Nathan Chen and Karen Chen are just some of the Team USA members with ties to Southern California who will compete in PyeongChang.
Below, a look at Olympians with ties to Southern California. Watch the 2018 Winter Olympics, beginning Feb. 8.