See you in Sochi! Anchors' sendoff sweeps them off their feet
Goodbye New York, hello Russia!
Before heading to Sochi to cover the 2014 Winter Olympics, TODAY anchors signed off Friday from Rockefeller Plaza with some Russian flair — and even got some air.
“We’ve brought a little bit of Mother Russia here to New York,” Al Roker announced before introducing the Barynya Russian Dancers, the largest and oldest professional Russian dance troupe outside of Europe.
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Dancers, wearing traditional outfits, gave a lively performance finishing with a line of men swinging their dancers around in a circle. The sight proved to be irresistible for Jenna Bush Hager.
“Can you swing me?” she asked, before the dancers swooped her up along with Natalie Morales.