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Jun 27, 2019

Hope you had a great Olympic Day! Alison did some sport climbing; Jill did elements of a triathlon, and we both participated on Team Olympic Fever for Team USA's Virtual Race (we're currently sitting in 3rd place--wooo!).

We loved seeing everyone's celebrations -- if you haven't gotten your participation certificate,...


Jun 6, 2019

At the International Olympic Committee Executive Board meeting a couple of weeks ago, the IOC Evaluation Commission for the Olympic Winter Games 2026 presented a report of its site visits. This large presentation shares details about each bid and sums up some of the important areas the IOC membership should consider...


Mar 28, 2019

The International Olympic Committee's Executive Board met for a couple of days this week. We give you the lowdown on their agenda (warning: there is breakdancing talk).

Plus, we've got a huge slice of TOFU, including your opportunity to meet biathlete Clare Egan this weekend in Jericho, VT at a clinic for girls that's...


Jan 17, 2019

It's going to be Milano-Cortina vs. Stockholm-Åre for the right to host the 2026 Winter Olympics. This week we talk about the two bids and start pondering which will win the IOC's vote come June 24-26.

The IOC also recently published an essay on how it wants to evolve the Games for future generations. This was...


Oct 5, 2018

Did you know that the 2018 Youth Olympic Games is opening this weekend?

Wait a second....there's a Youth Olympic Games?

Yep.

Jill and Alison spend this episode--and only this episode--talking about why the Youth Olympic Games exists and if it's worth the trouble. Olympic and multi-sport/multi-day event expert Rich...