Behind the Scenes With Bruce Beck at the Rio Olympics

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Bruce Beck is in Rio to cover the Olympics! He shares his insights and observations from the Olympic Village, the streets of Rio and Brazil's iconic beaches. 

Watch Bruce on NBC 4 New York and keep up with him throughout the day by following @BruceBeck4NY on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

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Bruce tries his hand at table tennis on the last day of Rio 2016.

Going toe to toe in @usatabletennis with @twangsterr - two-time Olympian! I hung tough!

A video posted by Bruce Beck (@brucebeck4ny) on Aug 21, 2016 at 3:32pm PDT

Getting into the spirit at the Gold Medal Game in Rio! @usabasketball @terrathedactyle @therealjamarcus

A photo posted by Bruce Beck (@brucebeck4ny) on Aug 21, 2016 at 12:43pm PDT

Bruce talks to members of the gold-medal winning women's basketball team!

Bruce goes one-on-one with the fastest man in the world, Usain Bolt! 

Another Gold for the World's Fastest Man @usainbolt_official! He might be the world's greatest showman too!

A photo posted by Bruce Beck (@brucebeck4ny) on Aug 18, 2016 at 8:07pm PDT

Bruce catches up with Dalilah Muhammad and her family as she goes for gold in the 400 meters hurdles!

Bruce interviews a NJ high school phenom who made her debut in Rio.

Congratulations, grandpa-to-be! 

Bruce sits down with the most decorated Olympian of all time! 

Bruce watches Usain Bolt win the 100 meter race and the title of world's fastest man! 

Bruce celebrates bronze with the history-making women's fencing team and improvises with a little help from an ice cream vendor!

Nothing like Athletics (Track & Field) at the Olympics! Tonight I took in mlive the Women's 100 Meter dash!

A photo posted by Bruce Beck (@brucebeck4ny) on Aug 13, 2016 at 7:45pm PDT

Bruce talks to Katie Ledecky's uncle, who is also the new owner of the New York Islanders.

Nothing like Athletics (Track & Field) at the Olympics! Tonight I took in mlive the Women's 100 Meter dash!

A photo posted by Bruce Beck (@brucebeck4ny) on Aug 13, 2016 at 7:45pm PDT

Bruce gives us an update on Day 6 and catches up with Carmelo Anthony. 

Bruce interviews a fencer from the Bronx who won a silver medal.

Bruce meets a very courageous boy from New Jersey, and the face of NBC News.

Bruce keeps tabs on the winning women's field hockey team -- and gets a care package!

Bruce meets with Team USA's silver medal-winning fencer Alexander Massialas.

On Day 1 of the Olympics, Bruce meets a broadcasting legend!

A privilege & pleasure to talk Olympics, politics and baseball with NBC legend, Tom Brokaw! #rio2016

A photo posted by Bruce Beck (@brucebeck4ny) on Aug 6, 2016 at 11:59am PDT

Bruce meets a New Jersey wrestler who is seeking redemption in Rio.

The day before the Opening Ceremony, Bruce interviews a local Olympian who is breaking barriers and making history!

We are Live on Copacabana Beach today on @nbcnewyork 4 st 4, 5 and 6! See you there! #rio2016

A photo posted by Bruce Beck (@brucebeck4ny) on Aug 4, 2016 at 12:52pm PDT

With just two days until the Olympics begin, Bruce catches up with a star boxer from New Jersey. 

We are live in Rio - literally now! First live shot in the books! Join us at 5 and 6 on @nbcnewyork 4!

A photo posted by Bruce Beck (@brucebeck4ny) on Aug 3, 2016 at 1:19pm PDT

Three days until the Olympics! Bruce is getting ready by interviewing local athletes in Rio. 

On Monday, Bruce visited some of Brazil's top tourist sites: The Christ the Redeemer statute, which is one of the new Seven Wonders of the World, and Copacabana beach.

Here are his dispatches as he explores Rio:

Finally made it to Copacabana Beach on a magnificent 80 degree in Rio! Prepping hard for Olympics!

A photo posted by Bruce Beck (@brucebeck4ny) on Aug 1, 2016 at 12:18pm PDT

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