WAITE PARK - Viewing parties have been planned as St. Cloud's own Alise Post competes in the Olympics.

You can watch Post in the the BMX races at the Marcus Parkwood Cinema in Waite Park. The viewing parties are free and open to everyone.

The concession stands will be open.

Doors will open at 11:00 a.m. tomorrow (Wednesday) with the competition starting at 11:30 a.m. The doors will also open at 11:00 a.m. on Friday for the 11:30 a.m. semifinals and 1:00 p.m. finals.

Also, the Boulder Tap House is hosting viewing parties.  They'll have Post's races on the TVs, with food and drink specials each day starting at 11:00 a.m. tomorrow (Wednesday), Thursday and Friday.

Post is competing in her second Olympic games. She's looking for her first medal.

Post is a 2009 graduate of St. Cloud Tech high school.