By Olympic Fever
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The show for fans of the Olympics--and for those who find themselves sucked into watching the spectacle every two years. Each week co-hosts Jill Jaracz and Alison Brown explore stories about the Olympic Games.
||CleanEpisode 13: The "Old Athletes" of Slopestyle and Moguls||One of the great things about interviewing athletes is when they say they're "old." That makes us laugh because even though Jill and Alison are ageless, these athletes are nowhere near "old" to us. On today's show we've got some "older" Olympians....||12/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 12: BANNED!||Big news from the International Olympic Committee this week: The IOC has banned Russia from competing at the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games--and a host of other sanctions--as a result of systemic doping. Join us through the cycle of grief as we work...||12/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 11: Watch for the Aerial Hurricane||This week we're entering the world of freestyle skiing and the sport of aerials. Contributor Ben Jackson chats with three-time U.S. Olympic aerialist and current coach Emily Cook about the technical aspects of this thrilling--and surprisingly...||11/30/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 10: The Sochi Experience||Man, it seems like Sochi 2014 was forever ago, doesn't it? Yet, it's the most recent Winter Olympic Games. Before we go full-on feverish for PyeongChang 2018, we're going to take a look back at some of the stories from the Sochi Olympics. First up is...||11/23/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 9: Curl This Way||The U.S. Curling Association Olympic Trials are underway, so we're talking curling this week! Will Alison take a spill on the ice, or will she land her rock on the button? Learn more about this great sport and how it's much more athletic and strategic..||11/16/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 8: Get to Know Bobsled||We're starting the first of our deep dives into specific Olympic sports--and yeah, we understand that this deep dive equals long podcast, but you're in for a great ride. We're talking bobsled, which for this Olympics is going to be especially...||11/9/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 7: PyeongChang's Gettin' Real||This week we're in New York City for Team USA's Winterfest (presented by Hershey), which kicked off the 100 day countdown to PyeongChang 2018. Join us for the fun as we hear from the athletes, try out the Winterfest activities, eat the snacks and...||11/2/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 6: We Carry a Torch||The Olympic Flame is afire, and the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Torch Relay has begun, meaning our Olympic Fever is really starting to take hold. We talk about this week's torch lighting ceremony, and Alison gets into the history of the Torch Relay,...||10/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 5: Meet the Pinheads||Ever since the beginning of the modern Olympics, pins have been around--and every Games, they are a hot commodity to buy, sell and trade. This week, we crash the Olympin Pin Collectors Convention and meet some of the characters behind this incredibly...||10/20/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 4: The Next Olympic Hopeful?||Today we’re talking with Josh Williamson, one of the bobsled winners of the NBC SN show “Scouting Camp: The Next Olympic Hopeful.” You can watch Josh in action here, and if you're interested in applying for the next season of the show, you can...||10/12/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 3: We Invade Lake Placid||We're podcasting from Lake Placid, home of the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympic Games!!! Jill and Alison talk about their adventures (maybe geek out a little) and discuss Lake Placid as an Olympic Host City. Also, trivia, and we say good-bye to a pairs...||10/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 2: Who Wants to Host?||Today we look at the bidding process--namely, the fact that Olympic bid cities have been dropping like flies. Will the IOC's Agenda 2020 solve the problem? Jill and Alison try to stump each other with more trivia, and in news from PyeongChang, we see...||9/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEpisode 1: The Power of Mascots||Welcome to our first episode, where Jill and Alison explain the condition that is Olympic Fever. Looking at Tokyo 2020's mascot contest, they explore how Olympic mascots came to be and why they're so important to an Olympic city. After a little...||9/24/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Very informative and unique podcast! It is easy to listen to, ran by two educated and well spoken ladies. It is funny and I learn a lot!