Episode 112: Olympic Hopeful Madelynn Gorman-Shore on Taekwondo
This week we talk with Olympic hopeful Madelynn Gorman-Shore to understand how the sport of Taekwondo works. We learn that it’s much more than just kicking people in the head, it’s also the sport of very expensive socks.
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In our Team Olympic Fever update, Josh Williamson is starting off his bobsled season right; XC skier Kikkan Randall has a sweet new appointment; and hockey referee Jessica Leclerc is featured in the New York Times.
We also have the latest in the Tokyo 2020 maranovela saga. Race walker Even Dunfee notes the hypocrisy in the IOC’s decision. Also, will they, or won’t they have the men’s marathon on the closing day of the Games?
The maranovela is sadly taking the spotlight over other Tokyo 2020 news, including the main stadium being completed.
Plus, the IOC’s got a brand-new sponsor in AirBnb, which is going to sponsor the Games through 2028. We talk about that development….could we have the makings of a hotelnovela?!
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If you liked this episode, you might also like:
- Episode 46: Judo with Jimmy Pedro
- Episode 51: How Olympic Wrestling Works with Jason Bryant
- Episode 108: Olympic Hopeful Tom Scott on Karate
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