NBC to Air HOW TO RAISE AN OLYMPIAN, 2/5
With three days remaining until the first competition day of the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, NBC will premiere the Olympic Primetime special How to Raise an Olympian, presented by P&G, on Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 8 p.m. ET.
How to Raise an Olympian is hosted by TODAY correspondent and Opening Ceremony co-host Meredith Vieira. Produced by Weiden & Kennedy for P&G, How to Raise an Olympian expands on P&G's "Thank You Mom: Raising an Olympian" campaign and features the love, support and challenges overcome by the mothers and families of:
· Olympic freeskier Nick Goepper (mother Linda);
· Olympic ice dancing silver medalists Meryl Davis and Charlie White (mother Cheryl and Jacqui, respectively);
· Olympic alpine skier Mikaela Shiffrin (mother Eileen);
· Olympic short track SPEED skater J.R. Celski (mother Sue);
· Paralympic snowboarder Amy Purdy (mother Sheri);
· Olympic gold medalist and TODAY and NBC Olympics correspondent Lindsey Vonn (mother Lindy).
How to Raise an Olympian debuts Wednesday, Feb. 5 at 8 p.m. ET.