The big game is quickly approaching. While Americans compete at the 2022 Winter Olympics, the Rams and Bengals will be battling it out across the globe at Super Bowl LVI in Los Angeles.
Here are some Olympians who may have a personal stake in the outcome:
Nick Goepper: Bengals
Mikaela Shiffrin: Broncos and Seahawks
Colorado-born Alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin is a dual fan of the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks.
Kendall Coyne Schofield: Bears and Chargers
Kendall Coyne Schofield’s favorite team changes based on the season. Although the ice hockey player is a fan of her hometown team, the Chicago Bears, her other favorite is whichever team her husband, professional football player Michael Schofield, is on. He currently plays for the Los Angeles Chargers.
Elana Meyers Taylor: Atlanta Falcons
Elana Meyers Taylor is a big fan of the Atlanta Falcons. The bobsledder’s father, Eddie Meyers, trained with the Falcons for six summers, but never played an NFL regular-season game due to his six-year commitment to serve the Navy.
Kaitlin Hawayek: Buffalo Bills
Ice dancer Kaitlyn Hawayek is repping her hometown team at the 2022 Winter Olympics. Hawayek was spotted wearing a Buffalo Bills hat in front of Olympic rings prior to the Opening Ceremony.
Watch Super Bowl LVI at 6 p.m. ET on NBC.