Paul Sherwen is an expert cycling analyst for much of NBC Sports Group’s cycling programming on NBC and NBC Sports Network, including the Tour de France, Tour of California and USA ProCycling Challenge.
Sherwen is one of the most well-known voices in cycling, providing analysis for NBC Sports Group’s coverage of various events including the Tour de France. 2018 marks Sherwen’s 40th Tour de France (33 as a commentator, 7 as a competitor).
Sherwen served as a cycling play-by-play announcer during NBC Olympics’ coverage of the 2016 Olympic Games – marking his fourth assignment with NBC Olympics. Previously, he served as a cycling analyst at the 2012 London Olympics, 2008 Beijing Olympics, and 1996 Atlanta Olympics.
Prior to joining NBC Sports Network, Sherwen worked as a cycling commentator for ABC Sports’ and ESPN’s coverage of the Tour de France from 1991 to 2000, and served as a cycling analyst for the NBC production of the 2004 Summer Olympics in Athens, Greece.
As a professional cyclist, Sherwen was a two-time British National Cycling champion in 1986 and 1987, participated in the Tour de France seven times and raced in all major European tours and one-day classics. He has reported on cycling events all around the world. Since his retirement, he has continued his involvement in the cycling industry.
Covering cycling for more than 150 days each year, he spends the remainder of his time at home in Uganda, Africa with his wife, Katherine, and two children.