Sal Masekela Joins Olympics Coverage Team

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"This has been a lifelong dream,” says Masekela.

TV host Sal Masekela will join NBC Olympics’ coverage in Sochi, Russia as a sports desk reporter, the network announced earlier this week.

Masekela, perhaps best known for hosting action sports shows like X Games and, most recently, NBC's Red Bull Signature Series, will present a 30-minute wrap-up show called present The Olympic Zone covering all aspects of the winter games, beginning

"This has been a lifelong dream,” an elated Masekela tweeted.

The 2014 Winter Olympics will be held in Sochi, Russia from Feb 7-23.

Masekela is the son of celebrated jazz musician, Hugh Masekela.

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