PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — After 45 years, Bruce Rader gave his final on-air goodbye Thursday night.

From splicing stories on film to covering the Super Bowl, Bruce has done it all.

We look back at his historic career: the ups, downs, and all the other unforgettable moments.

In this extended cut of our special, More than Sports: 45 Years of Bruce Rader, get a behind-the-scenes look as he prepared for his final broadcast.

The special originally aired on Monday, February 21.