Figure skating costumes are vital to a skater's program. 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 she designed for two-time Olympian and PyeongChang 2018 bronze medalist Mirai Nagasu, what she thinks of mesh matching, and how to avoid wardrobe malfunctions. Plus, Jill reports about her amazing time at U.S. Speedskating's Tour of Olympians!
On this episode we talk with multifaceted photographer and author Lou Jones about the wonders and difficulties of photographing the Games. Lou shares the nitty gritty of what it takes to be a successful Olympic photographer, including a tough training regimen.
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.
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.
The Olympic flame might be extinguished, but PyeongChang's not over yet! It's time for our 2018 Paralympics preview episodes. Today we're talking sled hockey with American three-time medalist Taylor Lipsett. Taylor talks with us about the nuances of the sport, good stickwork and stand-up officials.