With the Olympic tennis competition concluded at Wimbledon, we talk to Justin Gimelstob of NBC and the Tennis Channel about his experience calling the Olympics, the uniquness of having the tournament at Wimbledon, and the most memorable moment for him during the tournament.
Q: What are the biggest challenges in preparing for calling an Olympic sport and during the event itself?
A: My first Olympic experience has been amazing. However, being on live television for up to 9 hours a day is certainly a marathon, not a sprint. Luckily, we have an excellent team and I am very proud of the way we have been able to cover the Olympic Games and represent a sport I love very much.
Q: How is the Olympic environment different in the stadium or venue versus other events you've worked? How are you able to communicate that environment to an audience watching on another continent?
A: The fact that the Olympics are being played at The All-England Club three weeks a...