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Mar 30, 2018

Unless someone has a wardrobe malfunction on the ice, it's rare to hear an announcer talk about a figure skating costume. Yet they're a vital part of a skater's competition.

We wanted to know more about the clothes, so Alison spoke with figure skating dress designer Pat Pearsall, who gives us the scoop on the dresses...


Mar 23, 2018

This week we're looking at some of the other important people who make the Games happen for us fans. Where would we be without the pictures?

Multifaceted photographer and author Lou Jones talks with us about the wonders and difficulties of photographing the Games -- and shares his training regimen with us.

Lou has shot...


Mar 15, 2018

We're back in PyeongChang (figuratively speaking) for a look at what's been going on with the Paralympic Games--and the hijinks of one of our favorite mascots, Bandabi.

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Mar 9, 2018

The Paralympics are almost here! Today's guest is World Para Nordic Skiing Sport Technical Committee Chair Robert Walsh, who explains how Paralympic XC skiing and biathlon work. Plus, there's a potential Olympic Fever knitting project in the works, Paralympic trivia, and another sad mascot story.


Mar 2, 2018

PyeongChang's not over yet! It's time for our 2018 Paralympics preview episodes. Three-time medalist Taylor Lipsett joins the show to discuss the sport of sled hockey. Plus, the Russians are back in the IOC's good graces, and Tokyo 2020's given us a new set of mascots to love!