Nancy Kerrigan joins ‘Inside Edition’ as correspondent for Super Bowl, Olympics

Former Olympic figure skater Nancy Kerrigan has joined “Inside Edition” as a special correspondent, slated to provide coverage of Super Bowl LII and the 2018 Winter Olympics.

Kerrigan will begin appearing on the program on Monday, and will continue through game day on Sunday, Feb. 4 and the Olympic Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea beginning Feb. 9.

“I’m looking forward to covering Super Bowl LII and the Olympics as Inside Edition’s Special Correspondent,” Kerrigan said in a statement. “The Super Bowl figures to be a great match-up between my hometown team, the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles, and I’m excited to take viewers behind the scenes leading up to the game.”

“We’re thrilled to have Nancy as our Special Correspondent for Super Bowl LII and the Olympics. As a champion athlete and elite competitor, she will be able to bring her unique perspective to our viewers during the biggest events in sports,” added “Inside Edition” executive producer Charles Lachman.

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Nancy Kerrigan through the years
12 FEB 1994: U.S ICE SKATER NANCY KERRIGAN GIVES A PRESS CONFERENCE AT THE OLYMPIC PRESS CENTRE IN LILLEHAMMER, NORWAY. Mandatory Credit: Phil Cole/ALLSPORT
(GERMANY OUT) Die amerikanische Eiskunstläuferin Nancy Kerrigan in Aktion. Undatiertes Foto. (Photo by HJS-Pressefoto/ullstein bild via Getty Images)
SEATTLE - JULY 1990: Nancy Kerrigan of the USA skates in the 1990 Goodwill Games held July 20 - August 5, 1990 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by David Madison/Getty Images)
17 FEB 1994: TONYA HARDING WALKS BY AS NANCY KERRIGAN OF THE USA TAKES A BREAK DURING PRACTICE IN LILLEHAMMER, NORWAY. Mandatory Credit: Pascal Rondeau/ALLSPORT
17 FEB 1994: NANCY KERRIGAN OF THE USA DURING PRACTICE IN LILLEHAMMER, NORWAY TODAY. Mandatory Credit: Pascal Rondeau/ALLSPORT
NEW YORK - 1994: Ice skater Nancy Kerrigan poses for a portrait in 1994 in New York City, New York. (Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 26: U.S. figure skating champion Nancy Kerrigan attends the 26th Annual Great Sports Legends Dinner to benefit the Buoniconti Fund To Cure Paralysis at The Waldorf=Astoria on September 26, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Andrew H. Walker/Getty Images for The Buoniconti Fund)
8 Feb 1993: Nancy Kerrigan (USA) in action at the 1993 U.S. Figure Skating Nationals. Kerrigan placed first
MAR 1991: NANCY KERRIGAN IN ACTION FOR USA DURING THE LADIES FIGURE SKATING DURING THE 1991 WORLD ICE SKATING CHAMPIONSHIPS IN MUNICH, GERMANY. Mandatory Credit: Bob Martin/ALLSPORT
15 FEB 1994: NANCY KERRIGAN OF THE UNITED STATES WATCHES THE PAIRS FREE SKATE PROGRAM IN THE CROWD AT THE 1994 LILLEHAMMER WINTER OLYMPICS. Mandatory Credit: Chris Cole/ALLSPORT
UNITED STATES - MARCH 10: Skater Nancy Kerrigan during Saturday Night Live rehersals at NBC Studios. (Photo by Richard Corkery/NY Daily News Archive via Getty Images)
25 FEB 1994: NANCY KERRIGAN , USA , AND LU CHEN OF CHINA WAIT FOR THE START OF THE MEDAL CEREMONY FOR THE WOMEN's FIGURE SKATING COMPETITION AT THE 1994 WINTER OLYMPICS IN LILLEHAMMER. Mandatory Credit: Chris Cole/ALLSPORT
25 FEB 1994: OKSANA BAIUL OF THE UKRAINE 1ST (CENTER), NANCY KERRIGAN OF THE USA 2ND (LEFT) AND LU CHEN OF CHINA, 3RD, ON THE MEDAL STAND TODAY IN THE LADIES FIGURE SKATING COMPATITION AT THE 1994 WINTER OLYMPIC GAMES IN LILLEHAMMER. Mandatory Credit:Mike Powell/ALLSPORT
HAMAR, NORWAY: Ukrainian Oksana Baiul (C), Nancy Kerrigan (L) from the United States and Chinese Chen Lu smile on the podium during the medals' ceremony of the women's figure skating competition at the Winter Olympic Games 25 February 1994 in Lillehammer. Baiul won the gold medal in front of Kerrigan (silver) and Lu (bronze). AFP PHOTO/ERIC FEFERBERG (Photo credit should read ERIC FEFERBERG/AFP/Getty Images)
Athlete Nancy Kerrigan attends the 66th Annual Academy Awards on March 21, 1994 at Dorothy Chandler Pavilion in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage)
JANUARY 30: Nancy Kerrigan. (Photo by Joanne Rathe/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BOSTON - SEPTEMBER 9: Nancy Kerrigan and Jerry Solomon on their wedding. (Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
BOSTON - SEPTEMBER 9: Nancy Kerrigan, about to enter the church for her wedding on Newbury Street, in Boston. (Photo by Barry Chin/The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
INGLEWOOD,CA - JUNE 30: Athlete Nancy Kerrigan and parents Daniel Kerrigan and Brenda Kerrigan attend the D.A.R.E. Program Honors Nancy Kerrigan on June 30, 1995 at The Great Western Forum in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Ron Galella, Ltd/WireImage)
ATLANTIC CITY, NJ - DECEMBER 11: Nancy Kerrigan skates during A Salute To The Golden Age Of American Skating show at Boardwalk Hall Arena on December 11, 2010 in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Donald Kravitz/Getty Images)
BOSTON - DECEMBER 31: Nancy Kerrigan waits to be introduced before speaking to a crowd gathered to watch a figure skating ice show on Frog Pond. First Night activities take place throughout the city of Boston, Dec. 31, 2013. (Photo by Jessica Rinaldi for The Boston Globe via Getty Images)
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