Live updates: The Opening Ceremony of the 2018 Winter Olympics

The 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang are kicking off this weekend with an Opening Ceremony that begins Friday at 6 a.m. Eastern time.

An athlete takes part in a snowboard slopestyle training session on February 8, 2018 at the Phoenix Park, on the eve of the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games. / AFP PHOTO / Martin BUREAUMARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images