‘Today’ Celebrates 100 Days to Sochi

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Olympic Hopefuls and Champions Live on Rockefeller Plaza Tuesday, October 29

NEW YORK – October 28, 2013 — NBC’s TODAY celebrates 100 days until the start of competition of the upcoming XXII Olympic Winter Games from Sochi.  TODAY will transform Rockefeller Plaza into “TODAY’s Olympic Training Center” tomorrow, Tuesday, October 29.

Guest athletes and live winter activities with TODAY show anchors include:

  • Reigning World Champions, ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White will perform live at the Rink at Rockefeller Center.
  • 2010 Olympic Gold Medalist Bill Demong will train for the Nordic Combined with the TODAY anchors.
  • Teenage athletes Sarah Hendrickson, 2013 World Champion ski jumper and Torin Yater-Wallace, freestyle skier will discuss their new Olympic events.
  • 1998 Luge Olympian Gordy Sheer and 2010 Snowboarding Olympian Louie Vito will chat with the TODAY show anchors.
  • 2013 Alpine Skiing World Champion Ted Ligety and 2002 snowboarding Olympic Gold Medalist Kelly Clark will showcase Russian food.
  • 2002 Olympic Figure Skating Gold Medalist and USOC Spokesperson Sarah Hughes will giveaway “Go USA” mittens to the crowd at Rockefeller Plaza.
  • “Made In America” fashion show with Hannah Kearney (mogul skier), Meryl Davis and Charlie White (ice dancing duo), Julie Chu (ice hockey), Evan Lysacek (figure skating) and Alex Schlopy (freeskier)
  • Women’s Ice Hockey stars teach TODAY anchors floor hockey.
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