At 8 p.m. ET, Slate sports editor Josh Levin, culture editor John Swansburg, and foreign editor June Thomas will chat live about tonight's Winter Olympics coverage. Watch and comment along with Josh, John, and June as America's four biggest Winter Games stars—speed skaters Shani Davis and Apolo Ohno, skier Lindsey Vonn, and snowboard ace Shaun White—compete on NBC this evening. You can follow the chat, and submit questions, in the box below.
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