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Olympic Fever

Dec 8, 2017

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 through this issue and its ramifications for this Olympic Games...


Nov 30, 2017

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 quick--sport. Plus one fantastic trivia question and news/holiday gift...


Nov 23, 2017

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 Nate Bartholomay, U.S. pairs skater, to give us an athlete's...


Nov 16, 2017

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 than you might think (and why the Norwegians wear those great pants)....


Nov 10, 2017

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 interesting, as Team USA is going into the Games clouded by a shadow of...