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Learn more about these Olympians

Watching the competitions in the Winter Olympics is half the fun. The other half of the fun is getting to know the athletes and learning their stories. Here's a look at a few of the star athletes for the United States as we head into the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympic Games, which begin February 12 and can be seen on NBC.

Meet more members of the US Team

More than simply sports, the Olympics are about patriotism and the athletes who put in thousands of hours of preparation to represent their country. Going into the 2010 Winter Olympics, there are many American stars who are already household names -- from speed skater Apolo Ohnoto snowboarder Shaun White, and from skier Lindsey Vonn to figure skating duo Tanith Belbin and Ben Agosto.

During these games, there are sure to be many other stars to emerge from the US Winter Olympics Team. Who will they be? You'll have to watch the events unfold during the 17 days of Winter Olympic action on NBC to find out!

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