Lewis Johnson, once a student-athlete at the University of Cincinnati, was an NBC commentator in the 2014 Sochi Winter Olympic Games. Johnson covered all the action from the Sanki Olympic Sliding Center as the Bobsled, Luge and Skeleton reporter. 2014 marked his eighth assignment as an NBC Olympic commentator. He will return to Sochi to cover the 2014 Winter Paralympic Games March 7 - 16 on NBC.
Johnson holds the 800 meters all-time record in men’s outdoor track and field at UC. During his college career, he qualified for the 1998 Olympic trials for the 800 meters event but was eliminated in the first round. Four years later, he qualified for the Olympic trials once again but this time made it to the semi-finals.