Olympian Louganis on Westminster dog show TV crew

AP News
Posted: Jan 24, 2014 6:45 PM
Olympian Louganis on Westminster dog show TV crew

NEW YORK (AP) — Olympic great Greg Louganis is diving into a new venture.

The four-time gold medalist will be part of the broadcast crew covering the Westminster dog show events next month.

Louganis will work for Fox Sports 1 at the agility competition on Feb. 8. He's been active in the sport for two decades.

Georgie Thompson of "Crowd Goes Wild" on Fox Sports 1 and Fox NFL sideline reporter Jennifer Hale will join Louganis on the telecast from 7-9 p.m. EST as dogs weave through obstacle courses.

David Frei will host the Westminster telecasts from Madison Square Garden when more than 2,800 dogs compete for best in show. This is his 25th year calling the event.

"Today" weekend co-anchor Erica Hill and E! News correspondent Alicia Quarles join Frei on Feb. 10 from 8-11 p.m. on CNBC and Feb. 11 from 8-11 p.m. on USA Network. The event will be shown live on the West Coast for the first time.