Welcome to the first episode of the podcast for Olympics and Paralympics fans! Hosted by Jill Jaracz and Alison Brown, “Keep the Flame Alive” talks about the important things when it comes to being a fan of the Games.
One important element of an Olympic Games is its mascot. We’re right in the middle of the mascot contest for the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics, so we wanted to explore the concept of the Olympic mascot. We look at how mascots came to be and why they’re so important to an Olympic city.
Plus, we try to stump each other with some Olympic Trivia, and we discuss the new events on the program for the upcoming Winter Olympics at PyeongChang in 2018.
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