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Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski join Super Bowl pre-game show

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U.S. figure skaters Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski are joining the Super Bowl XLIX pre-game show, NBC Sports announced today.

The duo who became the breakout stars of the Sochi Olympics broadcast will report from the Super Bowl XLIX Tailgate Party, interviewing celebrities attending the big game and put their own spin while observing.

Executive Producer for NBC Sports and NBCSN, Sam Flood, said Weir and Lipinski to bring their “fun perspective and style” to the show.

Judging from Lipinski and Weir’s social media response, the two are excited to add their own flare to the Super Bowl coverage.

The Super Bowl airs Sunday, February 1, 6:30 p.m. on NBC.