Who Is Hannah Storm?

She's covering her 5th Olympic Games from across the street

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ESPN anchor Hannah Storm has covered the Olympics before—Rio marks her fifth time working the games—but never like this. For the first time in 37 years, ESPN moved its flagship newscast, SportsCenter, to the Olympics to essentially cover the story from just outside the venues, which host network NBC has the rights to.

"There's nothing like an Olympics with the stories, the spectacle, the world coming together in one place, and the pride and the pressure of competing in what many cases is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity," Storm said when the network announced its plans for Rio.



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