Gold Medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings to Appear on NBC Sports' THE WHISTLE Tomorrow, 11/16
The Whistle, NBC Sports Network's weekly series centered on kids, explores the world of elite sports from the Olympics to the NFL and action sports in tomorrow's episode. Three-time Olympic beach volleyball gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings, NFL stars Jordy Nelson, Patrick Willis and Von Miller, along with Denver Nuggets player Andre Iguodala and four-time X Games gold medalist Paul Rodriguez, Jr., are featured in Friday's show, airing at 4 p.m. ET. Highlights of the episode include:
- An interview with Olympic gold medal three-peat Kerri Walsh Jennings, nicknamed "Six Feet of Sunshine"
- Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson explains how to run routes
- Behind-the-scenes with San Francisco 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis and Broncos linebacker Von Miller
- Denver Nuggets player Andre Iguodala talks about his workout
- Skateboarder and four-time X Games gold medalist Paul Rodriguez, Jr. details his skateboard set-up
- Experienced BMX rider Simon Tabron interviews 15-year old X Games competitor and skateboard prodigy Mitchie Brusco.
The Whistle on NBC Sports Network covers The Players, the fans, the training and the sports for kids.
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