Craig Hummer

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Craig Hummer
Born Akron, Ohio
Occupation Sportscaster
Spouse(s) Jennifer Hummer
Children Madison, Daisy and Tatum

Craig B. Hummer (born in Akron, Ohio)[1] is an American sportscaster known for his work on Versus (formerly OLN). He has covered the Tour de France since 2005, first as an interviewer [2] and then in 2008 as an anchor alongside Bob Roll.[3] Hummer is a former competitive ocean swimmer and lifeguard, winning titles and competing for NCAA Division III Kenyon College on an academic scholarship.[1]

Hummer first pursued a broadcasting career in 1996. He briefly worked for TVG Network, a horse racing network.

Since joining OLN/Versus, he has called many events, including Professional Bull Riders, the Tour de France, the 2007 America's Cup,[4] and in 2003 was part of a film crew following athletes climbing Mount Everest.[5] He has been a commentator as well for mixed martial arts, calling UFC 55 on pay-per-view. He has also been used as an interviewer by the UFC and WEC.[6] Hummer was part of NBC Sports' broadcast team for the 2008 Summer Olympics, calling marathon swimming, synchronized swimming, whitewater canoeing, triathlon, and road and track cycling.[7]

Hummer is married with three daughters.[1]