All eyes locally will be on the Olympic Big Air competition tonight in Pyeongchang.

North Bay snowboarder Tyler Nicholson is entered in the second heat of the event, starting at about 9:45 pm.

Laurentian Cafe (900 Ski Club Road) at the base of Laurentian Ski Hill will be open for people to watch the event.

Heat one begins at 7:30 pm.

Nicholson finished 7th in the slopestyle event earlier on in Olympics.


Photo: Canada’s Tyler Nicholson of North Bay, Ont. flies through the air during his second run in the men’s snowboard slopestyle qualification at the Phoenix Snow Park at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, Saturday, Feb. 10, 2018. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jonathan Haywardard