U.S. chances to medal: J.R. Celski and Jordan Malone were bronze medalists in 2010 and will be on a team that's the U.S.' best shot at gold. Its World Cup team took two gold and one bronze to end the reason ranked No. 1 for the first time.
Best of the rest: Canada won gold in three of the last four Games.
Little-known fact: All five members of the US team are former inline skaters.