MEN'S (NORMAL HILL)
When: Feb. 8-9.
Best of the U.S.: Nick Fairall won the U.S. team trials in December.
Best of the rest: Gregor Schlierenzauer of Austria ranked second in the International Ski Federation standings this season.
U.S. chances to medal: Only one American has ever stood on the podium for ski jumping.
Little-known fact: Flight distances are measured and converted to points. Judges also award points for technique and landing.
MEN'S (LARGE HILL)
When: Feb. 14-15.
Best of the U.S.: At 25, Nick Alexander will be the oldest member of the American team.
Best of the rest: Simon Ammann of Switzerland swept the normal and large hill events four years ago and cannot be discounted. Also look for Kamil Stoch of Poland and Peter Prevc of Slovenia.
U.S. chances to medal: The top American, Nick Fairall, ranked 66th in the FIS standings leading up to the Games.
Little-known fact: U.S. athlete Anders Haugen thought he'd finished fourth at the 1924 Winter Games. Decades later, officials discovered a scoring error and awarded him the bronze medal.
When: Feb. 17.
Best of the U.S.: Anders Johnson will be making his third trip to the Olympics. Peter Frenette will be making his second.
Best of the rest: Austria was the favorite before Thomas Morgenstern's injury. Poland and Germany should figure in the mix.
U.S. chances to medal: The Americans know the setting, having competed in an Olympic test event in December 2012.
Little-known fact: As a 3-year-old boy, Johnson started jumping by following his older sister, Alissa, off a 20-meter ski jump. He was not wearing a helmet.