Figure skating legends, turned commentators, now pop culture icons but more importantly, best friends. Enjoy the ride with Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir on NBC.
Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir walk you through what to expect on their upcoming podcast. The first full episode will be coming later this week, so subscribe to get automatic downloads of the show.
In Part 1, Tara and Johnny explain how they became friends, what they are doing to prepare for Rio, and how they describe their role as NBC commentators.
Tara and Johnny discuss getting ready for Rio plus DEPESHA publisher Stephan Rabimov joins the podcast to discuss what countries will be wearing during the Opening Ceremony.
Tara and Johnny are finally in Rio! They detail their latest excursions, how hard it can be to fully experience the Olympics magic while competing, plus their foray into Snapchat and shaping young minds at the NBC Sports intern dinner.
Tara and Johnny discuss mosquitoes, their reenactment Olympic swimming in the hotel bathtub, & assortment of food in Rio, plus the Final Five.
Tara and Johnny discuss Tara and Todd Kap's trip to see Christ The Redeemer, the joys of Olympic doping tests, Johnny fishing In a boa, & Usain Bolt's incredible glamour shot.
Tara and Johnny visit with Golf Channel's David Fehrhety, marvel at David's accent & ask how he got into broadcasting, plus give their take on the Ryan Lochte story. The duo also talk about finally finding something they weren't sure they would find in Rio: A Starbucks.
Just before leaving Rio, Tara and Johnny talk about free Olympic swag, their favorite memories as Olympians, and doing the Ice Capades.
David Feherty returns to the podcast to discuss golf's popularity, their experiences at the Olympics, Feherty's first impressions, plus Tara and Johnny discuss the timing that went into giving up their Olympic dream and the decision for other athletes.
Tara and Johnny are back in the USA! They discuss their Rio adventures and a very special guest who knows Johnny best stops by the show: Mommy Weir. She talks about being a skating mom, raising Johnny and her first impressions of Tara.