J.R Celski attends a short-track press conference at the Main Press Centre in Sochi. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Photo)
(Matthew Stockman / Getty Images / February 4, 2014)
When: Feb. 18, 21.
Best of the U.S.: World record-holder J.R. Celski lost just one race in the trials.
Best of the rest: Canada's Charles Hamelin won gold in 2010, is a two-time world champion in the 500 and ranked in the top three in all races this season.
U.S. chances to medal: Jordan Malone and Eddy Alvarez also skate.
Little-known fact: Celski and Alvarez met each other when they were about 5.
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