Johnny Weir is an analyst for NBC Sports for the U.S. Figure Skating Championships, World Championships, the ISU Grand Prix Series, and for NBC Olympics’ coverage of the Winter Games. In addition, he served as an NBC Olympics correspondent during the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, his second Olympic assignment after working as a figure skating analyst during the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia. Weir is a two-time Olympian, three-time U.S. national champion and a world bronze medalist.
At the Kentucky Derby for the past three years, Weir has served as a fashion and lifestyle correspondent for NBC Sports Group. In addition, he was an event reporter for NBC’s pre-game coverage of Super Bowl XLIX, the most-watched show in U.S. TV history with an average of 114.4 million viewers, and worked for Access Hollywood on its coverage of the 2014 Academy Awards.
During his distinguished 16-year career, Weir placed sixth at the Vancouver Winter Olympics in 2010 and fifth at the 2006 Torino Winter Olympics.
Weir won three consecutive U.S. National Championship titles (2004-2006) and a total of seven medals in 10 national championship appearances. Weir was the bronze medalist at the World Championships in 2008, and in 2007 became the first American singles skater to win the Cup of Russia title.
Weir was twice honored by fans with the U.S Figure Skating/Skating Magazine Readers’ Choice Award for “Skater of the Year” (2008, 2010).
Weir’s broadcast experience includes his own series Be Good Johnny Weir, for which he won the 2010 NewNowNext Award for “Most Addictive Reality Star,” and documentary film Pop Star On Ice, both of which aired on The Sundance Channel and Logo Network.