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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! 

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...


Apr 13, 2018

Did you know that the very first modern Olympics was held in April? We decided to celebrate by watching the 1984 TV miniseries "The First Olympics: Athens 1896."

You can watch Part 1 and Part 2 on YouTube.

This, of course, means we need to set the record straight on some a lot of facts, so Jill goes to Colby College to...


Apr 6, 2018

We answer questions we had during PyeongChang, namely, why do different sports have such different uniforms? Alison chats with Susan Sokolowski, Associate Professor and Director of the Sports Product Design Program at the University of Oregon, to learn more.

Plus, seven interested cities have decided to hang out with...