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Olympic Fever

Oct 12, 2017

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 find the application at nextolympichopeful.teamusa.org.

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Oct 6, 2017

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 figure skating legend.


Sep 28, 2017

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 what the 2018 medals will look like and ponder a potential boycott...


Sep 25, 2017

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 Olympic Trivia, they discuss the new events that will be happening...


Coming Soon: Olympic Fever podcast

Aug 28, 2017

Do you love the Olympics? Do you not like the Olympics, but find yourself getting sucked into them anyway?

Join your hosts Jill Jaracz and Alison Brown each week as they talk about the spectacular and the not-so-spectacular aspects of the greatest sporting festival in the world, including interesting stories you might...