Tara Lipinski to join Winter Olympics Coverage




1998 Olympic gold medalist Tara Lipinski  will join NBC Olympics for its Winter Games coverage in Sochi, Russia, it was announced today. As will Johnny Weir and Tanith Balbin.

Tara Lipinski is the youngest individual gold medalist in the history of the Olympic Winter Games when she won in Nagano in 1998 at the age of 15.


Weir and Tara Lipinski will appear on NBC this Sunday at 4 p.m. ET alongside Terry Gannon on the network’s telecast of the 2013 Skate Canada International featuring performances from the men’s and ladies’ free skate competitions

A U.S. Figure Skating Hall of Famer, Tara Lipinski’s career took off at age 12 when she became the youngest person to win a gold medal at the junior-level U.S. Olympic Festival. At 14 years old, she was the youngest to win the U.S. and World Championships. The following year, she won gold at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano.


For the past several years, Tara Lipinski has served as an analyst for NBC Sports and Universal Sports for the World Figure Skating Championships, the Grand Prix of Figure Skating Series and the U.S. Figure Skating National Championships.


So if you haven’t had your Tara Lipinski fix enough lately, you certainly will now.

Paul M. Banks is the owner ofThe Sports Bank.net, an affiliate of Fox Sports. He’s also a regular analyst on news talk radio stations across the world; with weekly segments on NBC and Fox Sports Radio. Follow him on Twitter (@paulmbanks) and RSS

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