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Former Olympian Kimmie Meissner working as a research analyst at Sochi Games

Former Olympian Kimmie Meissner working as a research analyst at Sochi Games

Eight years after competing in the Olympics, Kimmie Meissner is giving the Winter Games another shot. Minus her skates.

Meissner, 24, is working for NBC as a research analyst, a behind-the-scenes job that sent the Bel Air resident to Sochi with little fanfare. There, she's doing off-camera grunt work that might seem odd for the onetime world and national figure skating champion.

"Kimmie will watch the skating from the International Broadcast Center and provide a written analysis before and after each event," said Lee Ann Gschwind, NBC's editorial director for the Olympics. "She'll spend a lot of time looking up stuff on the Internet and helping with...

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