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From the Ice to the Broadcast Booth: BYU Grad Kate Hansen in Beijing for Winter Olympics

It’s back to the Olympics for former luge athlete and BYU public relations alumna Kate Hansen. This time, though, she’s in the booth, commentating for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics and still dancing along the way.

While no longer competing, Hansen’s time on the ice has brought her both professional and missionary opportunities. Learn more about Hansen and her experiences on and off the sled at


Kate Hansen of the United States reacts after her final run during the women’s singles luge competition at the 2014 Winter Olympics, Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, in Krasnaya Polyana, Russia.