Day In The Life of NBC Voice of Swimming Rowdy Gaines At The Olympics

Within the SwimSwam Podcast dive deeper into the game you’re keen on with insider conversations about swimming. Hosted by Coleman Hodges and Gold Medal Mel Stewart, SwimSwam welcomes each the most important names in swimming that you simply already know, and rising stars that it’s good to get to know, as we break down the previous, current, and way forward for aquatic sports activities.

Three-time Olympic Champion and NBC Sports activities Voice of Swimming, Rowdy Gaines, has the dream job. Who wouldn’t need a front-row-center seat on the Olympic Video games?  The 2021 Olympic Video games (and the U.S. Olympic Trials) will mark Rowdy’s eighth flip within the chair.

What I need to know is what’s it actually like? I’ve an concept. I’ve subbed for Rowdy earlier than, however just for small competitions.  I do know it’s intense, days beginning at 5am and ending, generally, after midnight.  Grateful, forward of the Olympic Video games in Tokyo, Rowdy shares some particulars on this SwimSwam Podcast.

Rowdy additionally addresses the elephant within the room. Rowdy is nicely conscious his commentary shouldn’t be for us, the Swim Nerds. Rowdy’s working for NBC. He’s below direct directions to name the races for the non-swimming viewers, that fan that drops in as soon as each 4 years.  “I’ve to have a second the place I clarify the backstroke flags,” Rowdy laughed.  “I do it on each Olympic telecast.”

Rowdy, in fact, loves the tv gig and he shares a variety of insights:

  • his day-in-the-life from the Rio Olympics
  • how he goes to the toilet throughout stay telecasts
  • a number of humorous errors over time
  • when he’s gotten the giggles throughout stay telecasts
  • how he tries to handle 4 folks speaking in his ear whereas he’s commentating
  • and he shares his ideas on how COVID will affect the Olympics


Music: Otis McDonald

Comply with Rowdy Gaines on Instagram right here.

Comply with Gold Medal Mel Stewart on INSTAGRAM HERE

Opinions, beliefs and viewpoints of the interviewed friends don’t essentially replicate the opinions, beliefs, and viewpoints of the hosts, SwimSwam Companions, LLC and/or SwimSwam promoting companions.

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