PYEONGCHANG, South Korea (WFLA) - The 2018 Olympic Games opening ceremony airs Friday night and Team USA is sharing their passion for the epic traditions.
Team USA shared the big news on social media of Erin Hamlin being chosen to lead the pack at the opening ceremony.
Officials said she had now reached the epitome of being an Olympian.
But not everyone is happy about it.
Another 2018 Team USA athlete shared his frustration with the flag carrier selection online.
He said the pick was made "dishonorably" by a simple coin toss.
One hopeful Olympic figure skater shared the most adorable video of herself when she was first learning to skate.
She captioned this moment on Twitter saying the footage was taken 19 years and 1 day ago.
Past Olympians are also joining in on the social media fun to reminisce.
One swimming champ who won gold in Barcelona in 1992 said on Twitter she will be sleeping in her team USA beenie to prepare for the games to kick off.
Even the official Olympics Twitter page is throwing it back to 20 years ago at the opening ceremony in Japan.
Hundreds of anti-gun protesters have descended on the Georgia Capitol, fighting through drizzling rain to lobby the legislature for stricter gun laws.Read More »
The Alabama Law Enforcement Agency confirms to News 3 that one person has been taken to a local hospital after getting hit by a car while on a bike.Read More »
Phenix City chiropractor and two employees face federal charges for allegedly falsifying medical records for truck drivers.Read More »
An organization that tracks far-right extremists says the number of Ku Klux Klan chapters in the U.S. is plummeting as a new generation of khaki-clad racists rejects hoods and robes for a "hipper" brand of hate.Read More »
- Alabama Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.
- Local News Copyright 2018 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.
- Georgia Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.