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Shaun White goes for the gold while pink eye sidelines Costas. Watch the Olympics now on WAVE 3 News.

The new, cleaner look is a departure from his signature red hair, which earned him the nickname "Flying Tomato" earlier in his career. The new, cleaner look is a departure from his signature red hair, which earned him the nickname "Flying Tomato" earlier in his career.

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – TODAY Show host Matt Lauer will be sitting in the host seat for Bob Costas during Tuesday's Primetime Olympic coverage. Costas is sitting out due to an eye infection that started in his left eye and spread to his right one.

[RELATED STORY: Matt Lauer to fill in for Bob Costas on NBC's Olympic primetime show]

Starting at 8 p.m. on WAVE 3 News and NBC, watch Olympic icon Shaun White compete in the men's snowboarding halfpipe final against Switzerland's Iouri "I-Pod" Podladchikov and his signature YOLO flip.

[RELATED STORY: Science of Winter Sports: Shaun White on the halfpipe]

In the figure skating pairs' short program, two-time national champions Marissa Castelli, of Rhode Island, and Simon Shnapir, of Massachusetts, take to the ice along with Felicia Zhang, of New Jersey, and Nathan Bartholomay, of Pennsylvania.

Team USA members Devin Logan, Keri Herman and Julia Krass compete in slopestyle gold final in women's freestyle skiing.

Jessica Jerome and Lindsey Van hit the slopes in the individual K-95 final with Sarah Hendrickson, the reigning World Champion in women's ski jumping, who tore her ACL in August.

Be sure to join us for WAVE 3 News following the Olympics as Connie Leonard introduces you to a World Champion skating duo from Louisville who are on the path to the Winter Games - just like Team USA's gold medal Olympians Charlie White and Meryl Davis were 17 years ago.

For spoiler alerts and complete coverage of the Olympic Games, click here. To see a full schedule of Tuesday's events, click here.

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