Friday: Mark Tewksbury hosts a special Olympics edition of The Current

Olympic champion swimmer and Canada's chef de mission for the 2012 Olympics, Mark Tewksbury hosts a special Olympics edition of The Current this Friday. (Reuters/Christinne Muschi)

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Coming up on Friday, we'll have our own Special Edition of The Current on opening day of the Winter Games. And we've got a guest host who really knows what he's talking about when it comes to the Olympics.

Olympic Gold-winning swimmer and onetime Olympic Chef de Mission, Mark Tewksbury looks at what's gone into this year's crop of athletes, and the pressure and expectations they face as they prepare to compete ... how different countries groom their top competitors and the controversy over whether athletes should be taking a stand on human rights at the games.

Plus we've got a lot more on the show, all about the Olympics, don't miss The Current this Friday as Sochi 2014 begins.

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