Snowboarding Analyst

U.S. Olympian and seven-time Winter X Games medalist Todd Richards returns for his fourth Olympic assignment with NBC Sports, having served as a snowboarding analyst for NBC in each of the last three Winter Olympics.

Richards claimed two U.S. Open halfpipe titles in 1994 and 1997, and two Winter X Games halfpipe titles, including a gold medal at the inaugural Winter X Games in 1997.

The Olympian followed the 1998 Nagano Olympics with a double-medal performance at the 2000 Winter X Games. In 2001, he was the Winter X Games V silver medalist in big air and slopestyle.

Fast Facts

  • Fourth Olympics with NBC Sports
  • Released his first book, P3: Pipes, Parks and Powder, an insider’s account of the emergence and explosive growth snowboarding, in November 2003
  • Richards lives with his wife, son and daughter in Encinitas, Calif., and Breckenridge, Colo.