TODAY | July 22, 2013
>>> apolo anton ohno is the most decorated olympian in history taking home multiple olympic medals for speed skating .
>> since he's all about speed it's no wonder he's now the host of gsn's "minute to win it." take a look.
>> let's take a look at your level five blueprint.
>> 40 seconds. 40 seconds.
>> but who won?
>> i like it.
>> look at you. you made the transition from athlete to game show host .
>> nice to see you.
>> how does it feel? all right?
>> it feels amazing. i never thought in a million years that would be my next transition as a career to be a game show host .
>> how did that happen? how did you get into it?
>> it literally fell in my lap. we had friends who were hosting the show. they said what do you think about the show. i loved it when guy fiere was hosting it. now it's mine.
>> the olympics are coming up in russia. do you look at it longingly and say i wish iould be doing at again or happy to be commentating and --
>> i feel both. part of me wants to very much be involved in the games as a competing athlete, but i love being on the other side of the lens.
>> it will probably always be that way for you.
>> is there a skill-set you can draw from that in hosting the show?
>> i think there's a lot of attributes you have that can parlay into other careers and other passions in your life. just trying to find something that excites you as much as --
>> so used to getting all the metals. now it's fun to give them away. your people are winning prizes.
>> they are winning $250,000 in less than ten minutes.
>> we're going to play a game called junk in the trunk .
>> is this one of the games from the show?
>> it's aeal game. you can play it at home. all you need is a kleenex box.
>> and you'll have one minute to shake out every single one of those ping-pong balls out of the kleenex box.
>> i want to tell you before we start that i have a technique.
>> what is this velcro? let's show people at home on the back. see the balls in there?
>> this is the most hilarious game to watch. 60 seconds . 3, 2, 1, go.
>> carson is using a technique we've not yet seen on live television.
>> is mine empty?
>> yeah, one more.
>> what do i have?
>> oh, we've got a winner.
>> who won?
>> i win! yes!
>> you know what my technique was? spelling your name in the air. it works if you don't know how to dance it works, too.
>> mine was pretending i was getting stung by 100 bees.
>> that was tiring. is there a way to really win that?
>> i think you need to get more aggressive.
>> what would i win if i was on your show? $250,000?
>> that one, i think that would have been -- it depends. every show is different. i think you would have won $5,000 or $10,000.
>> gold medal .
>> thank you.
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