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Olympic Fever

The feeling is uncontrollable and comes about every couple of years when athletes around the world convene on one city in their quest for glory. For some reason, you can't stop devouring the news and watching the events. For several weeks, you can't get enough. It's clear: You've got a case of Olympic Fever.

Now there's a podcast that can help. Welcome to Olympic Fever, the podcast for fans of the greatest sporting event in the world: The Olympic Games.

Each week, hosts Jill Jaracz and Alison Brown explore the stories of the Olympics through its sports, athletes, officials, organizers, host cities, fans and more.

New episodes come out every Thursday. Join us for all the fun and grandness that is the Olympic Games.

Citius, Altius, Feverrius! 

May 17, 2018

She's a five-time Olympian, winner of the first US Olympic gold medal in cross-country skiing, first American to win a cross-country world championship--and now she's a member of the International Olympic Committee's Athletes' Commission. Kikkan Randall joins us on this week's show!

Kikkan made history in PyeongChang...


May 11, 2018

Wouldn't it be amazing if your job took you to the Olympics? NBC Boston Video Journalist Sean Colahan lived the dream this winter by covering the Olympics for the local news station. Sean tells us what it was like to be a local news cameraman at PyeongChang 2018, the gold medal game he saw, the pins he traded, and just...


May 4, 2018

Jill's just back from Rome, Italy, and naturally did a little Olympic tourism while she was there, so she and Alison talk about the game-changing Olympics of Rome 1960 and Jill talks about some venues that still remain. Plus, the Team USA awards and trivia.

Jill's got a ton of pictures of the Olympic venues...


Apr 26, 2018

Jill and Alison talk with Trevor Tiffany of A&T Europe and Chairman of Myrtha Pools USA to learn where Rio 2016's swimming pools went. That's right. They moved. Swimming pools can move! Plus, Trevor tells us about swimming pool plans (or non-plans) for Tokyo 2020, Paris 2024 and LA 2028.


Apr 19, 2018

Remember when we talked with figure skating mental coach Rebekah Dixon? The mental coach who was working with the great Meagan Duhamel? Well, now we talked with Meagan herself! Canadian pairs figure skater and 3x Olympic medalist Meagan Duhamel joins us to talk about her Olympic experiences at Sochi 2014 and PyeongChang...