The 2018 Winter Olympics games will kick off from PyeongChang, South Korea on Thursday, Feb. 8, the day before the lavish opening ceremony. And while the weather will be a bit chilly, there are some Olympians who will certainly bring the heat. Here are some of the hottest athletes to keep an eye on during these Winter Games. 

Gus Kenworthy, USA, Freestyle skiing

Gus Kentworthy 2

Fun Fact: He posed nude in ESPN The Magazine's 2017 Body Issue. 

Lindsey Vonn, USA, Alpine skiing  

Lindsey Vonn 

Fun Fact: Lindsey began skiing at age 2. 

Chas Guldemond, USA, Snowboarding

Chas Guldemon

Fun Fact: His nickname is "Chuck G."

Tessa Virtue, Canada, Figure skating

Tessa Virtue

Fun Fact: She has a love of fashion and is often involved in designing her own costumes. 

Steven Langton, USA, Bobsleigh

Steven Langston

Fun Fact: He is an avid fan of Game of Thrones. 

Seun Adigun, USA, Athletics

Seun Adigun

Fun Fact: She was an assistant coach at the University of Houston for five years. 

Pita Nikolas Taufatofua, Tonga, Cross-country skiing 

Pita Nikolas Taufatofua

Fun Fact: He gained internet notoriety at the 2016 Rio Olympics and the "oiled-up Tonga flag bearer."

Silje Norendal, Norway, Snowboarding

Silje Norendal

Fun Fact: She could've been a professional handball player but chose snowboarding instead. 

Javier Fernandez, Spain, Figure skater

Javier Fernandez

Fun Fact: He is the first man to represent Spain in figure skating at the Olympic Winter Games since 1956.

Madison Chock, USA, Figure skating

Madison Chock

Fun Fact: Her hobbies include drawing, painting and reading. 

Axel Jungk, Germany, Skeleton

Axel Jungk

Fun Fact: His favorite movie is Pulp Fiction. 

Anna Gasser, Austria, Snowboarding

Anna Gasser

Fun Fact: She is the reigning world champ and is favorite to win gold in Slopestyle and big air. 

Adam Rippon, USA, Figure skating

Adam Rippon

Fun Fact: He, along with Gus Kenworthy, are the two openly gay men competing this year for Team USA. 

Greta Laurent, Italy, Cross-country skiing

Great Laurent 

Fun Fact: She began skiing at five years old. 

Chris Mazdzer, USA, Luge

Chris Mazdzer 

​Fun Fact: He never returns hotel keys from his trips. He has collected more than 200 keys as souvenirs. 

Rowan Cheshire, Great Britain, Freestyle skiing

Rowan Cheshire

Fun Fact: She has a lip tattoo that she says her mother hates.