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Best of 2014: How Johnny Weir, Tara Lipinski became the breakout stars of Sochi

Ice dancers Meryl Davis and Charlie White earned gold in Sochi, so we’ll say the second best performance delivered by U.S. figure skaters at the 2014 Winter Olympics was Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski, who joined play-by-play announcer Terry Gannon in the booth. The trio have since been named NBC Sports Group’s new lead figure skating broadcast team, which means they’ll be calling the action through the 2018 Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

We chatted with Weir and Lipinski to learn five secrets to their Sochi success.

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Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski to cover the Kentucky Derby for NBC

NBC is adding Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski to its Kentucky Derby telecast as fashion correspondents next week, illustrating how the network’s coverage now reflects one of the most female-friendly televised sporting events of the year.

The two figure skaters, who were the breakout stars of NBC’s Sochi Olympics broadcast team, will comment on the fashionable outfits worn by members of the rich and celebrity-filled audience who try to avoid spilling mint juleps on their designer duds, the network said Tuesday.

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Johnny Weir and Tara Lipinski will take on Oscars red carpet

The Olympics weren’t the end of Tara Lipinski and Johnny Weir’s fabulous collaboration: The two oh-so-fashionable figure skaters will provide their commentary on the Oscars red carpet this Sunday, according to the Los Angeles Times.

The duo, who brightened up the Olympics with their memorable outfits (and incisive quips) as they commented live on skating events, have been hired by Access Hollywood. Host Billy Bush will interview stars on the actual red carpet as Weir and Lipinski sit in a tower above the crowd, giving their thoughts on the night’s fashions.

But the real question is, what will they wear? Matching flowers in their hairSubtle golden crownsGlitter? Either way, one thing’s for certain: Whatever Lipinski and Weir choose, their outfits are sure to be coordinated.

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