Olympians to appear on Biggest Loser

By Terry Kolesar | Jan. 11, 2014, 12 a.m. (ET)

Olympic curlers to appear in NBC’s ‘Biggest Loser' episode

(STEVENS POINT, Wis.) – Olympians Debbie McCormick (Rio, Wis.), Jessica Schultz (Minneapolis, Minn.) and Ann Swisshelm (Chicago) will appear in Tuesday’s episode of NBC’s “The Biggest Loser.”

Tuesday’s show is a special Winter Olympic-themed episode in which the contestants will train like champions at Utah Olympic Park with eight-time Olympic medalist Apolo Ohno (speedskating) and Olympian Lolo Jones (bobsled, track & field). Then the contestants get to compete in the sport of curling, after an introduction to the sport by McCormick, Schultz and Swisshelm. The special episode, which was taped last fall, airs Tuesday from 8-10 p.m. ET.

To view a preview of Tuesday’s show, visit  http://www.nbc.com/the-biggest-loser/

USA Curling is sponsored by AtomAmpd, Nike, Brooms Up Curling Supplies, Sitrin, BalancePlus and The RAM Restaurant & Brewery, and is partnered with Hilton, United Airlines, RJM Licensing Inc., and CurlingZone.

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For more information: Terry Kolesar, USA Curling, terry.kolesar@usacurl.org, 715-344-1199, Ext. 202, or 608-338-9900 (cell).


Jill Carmen, NBC Publicity, 805/376-1962 or Jill.Carmen@nbcuni.com