Social media & #Sochi14: Join the conversation

      EUGENE, Ore. - More than ever before, social media will help connect the world to the Winter Olympic games this year.

      "I have some social media," said alpine skier Ted Ligety. "I Instagram. I tweet, and facebook."

      "Most of the pictures I post are of different landscapes, places I get to go to," freeskier Gus Kenworthy said.

      "I love being able to show what we do as athletes all over the world," cross-country skier Kikkan Randall said.

      You can tap into the social media frency at, where you can enter your ZIP code and customize your coverage for Oregon.

      Follow @nbcolympics on Twitter, Facebook or Instagram - and track the tweets of verified Olympians here on

      No matter how you follow Team USA, you can get in on the fun by getting your hands on these gloves.

      Take your photo, post it to your social media platform of choice, and use the hashtags #raiseyourhands and #roadtosochi.

      Team USA might even pick your photo to be used in their first ever crowdsourced video.