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Tara Lipinski Explains Why She Thinks U.S. Female Figure Skaters Haven't Medaled in Years

Twenty years ago, at the 1998 Olympics in Nagano, Japan, two American women battled for the gold medal spot in the ladies’ singles competition: Tara Lipinski… 797 more words


Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir on How They Plan Their On-Air Olympics Outfits

Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir have one rule when it comes to their outfits as figure skating commentators for NBC: Never wear the same look twice. 1,084 more words


Inside Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir's Unprecedented (and Very Sparkly) Olympics Commentary

Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski are changing the face — or rather, the voice — of figure skating commentary.

After a successful run in Sochi as commentators for NBC Sports Network, the pair were bumped up to primetime in Pyeongchang, serving as the lead commentators for NBC’s men’s singles, ladies’ singles and pairs skating (former skater Scott Hamilton and Tanith White, who won the silver medal for ice dance in 2006, commentate for ice dancing) alongside their less bedazzled fellow commentator Terry Gannon, who is announcer on the Golf Channel during the Olympic off-season. 882 more words


Olympic Skating Through the Years: Tara Lipinski's 1998 Win, Dorothy Hamill's Style and More

With Olympic figure skating kicking off Thursday evening stateside, and the 2018 Winter Olympics opening ceremony happening Friday morning in PyeongChang, People Now took a look back at some of the most memorable moments in Olympic figure skating history. 201 more words