Apolo Ohno Joins NBC as Analyst on Speedskating at 2014 Winter Olympics

Former Olympic speed skater, Apolo Ohno, will join NBC as an analyst on speedskating at the 2014 Winter Olympics to be held in Sochi, Russia during the network’s coverage in February. He will also be doing features and studio commentary as well.

Photo shows Apolo Ohno speaking with interviewer about his career.

Ohno, who won eight medals in three Olympics, recently retired from speedskating. His first stint with NBC was at the 2012 London Summer Olympics. NBC also announced that Al Michaels will be hosting daytime Winter Olympic coverage. Michaels has worked both the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics and the 2012 London Summer Olympics.

“We are excited to have two Olympic icons in their own right on board to play an integral role in our Sochi coverage,” Jim Bell, executive producer of NBC Olympics, said in a news release. “Al’s historical perspective and expertise will serve as a foundation for NBC Sports Group’s live daytime coverage, while Apolo will bring a fresh off-the-ice and pop culture perspective.”

Ohno, the 2007 “Dancing With the Stars Champion”, can currently be seen on the Game Show Network hosting a new version of “Minute to Win It”.

Watch video where Apolo Ohno is speaking to the interviewer about his career.

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