RAPID CITY, S.D., Jan. 4, 2010 – 2008 Olympic all-around champion Nastia Liukin, 2008 Olympic balance beam gold-medalist Shawn Johnson, 2008 Olympic horizontal bar silver-medalist Jonathan Horton, 2008 Olympic team bronze-medalist Raj Bhavsar, 2004 Olympic all-around champion Paul Hamm, and 2004 Olympic team silver-medalists Morgan Hamm and Courtney Kupets are featured as part of the Progressive Skating & Gymnastics Spectacular that will air on NBC Sports Sunday, Jan. 10, at 4 p.m. ET. The cast also includes 2004 world acro mixed pair champions Shenea Booth and Arthur Davis, 1994 and 1997 world all-around champion Ivan Ivankov of Belarus, and Cuba’s Charlie Tamayo, 2001 world vault bronze medalist.
Headlining the figure skaters are 1996 world champion Todd Eldredge, world bronze-medalist Michael Weiss, Olympic silver-medalist Elvis Stojko and Olympian Emily Hughes, as well as several other skaters. Pop star and actress Ashley Tisdale performs as the live musical guest.
The show was taped at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City, S.D. Check your local listings to confirm television times for your area.