It seems it's women's time to shine at this year's Winter Olympics! We take a look at some #FemaleFirsts while celebrating the fact that women now represent almost half of the athletes at the 2018 Games.
1. Sabrina Wanjiku Simader, 19, will be Kenya's sole athlete and 1st female athlete at the 2018 Winter Olympics, competing in Downhill and Super G ski events.
2. For the first time in Olympic history, Canada has qualified three sleds in women’s bobsleigh.
3. Nigerian women Seun Adigun, Ngozi Onwumere and Akuoma Omega became the first athletes to reach the Winter Olympics in Nigeria's history.
4. Maame Biney is the first African-American woman to qualify for Team USA’s speed skating team.
As we cheer on the Olympians, we'll be watching for more #FemaleFirsts at the 2018 Winter Olympics and sharing them with you! #bOlympic
Catherine Russell is Būband's Content Manager