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The figure skating commentators for NBC, Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir, are as well known for their over-the-top, elaborate on-air style as they are their accessible skating insight. 448 more words
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