We sit down with swimming legend John Naber. John was the golden boy of the 1976 Montreal Olympics, winning four gold medals and one silver medal, and setting multiple world records that held up for years. John talks about swimming, his Montreal experience, his career as a broadcaster and his work with Olympians for Olympians Relief Fund.
On this week's show, the dulcet tones of Wrestling Hall of Fame writer, broadcaster and announcer Jason Bryant joins the show to explain the ins and outs of one of the oldest Olympic sports: Wrestling. Plus, Alison hatches a 10-year plan to compete at LA2028.
Jill is back from the World Olympic Collectors' Fair, and she got to hear some great Olympic stories, like this week's interview with Joan and Sid Marantz, who volunteered with Youth Services for the LA 1984 Olympics. Joan tells us all about developing educational tools, and Sid tells us what it's like to actually be Sam the Olympic Eagle.
It takes a village to house an Olympian, but what does it take to create that village? Yvan Dubois, Director General of the Montreal 1976 Olympic Games and Mayor of the Montreal Olympic Village tells us how it's done. He was one of the first to create the environment that makes the Olympic Village special and contributes so much to the magical experience of the Games.