Welcome to TKFLASTAN
Love the Olympics and Paralympics? We are here for you!
Welcome to TKFLASTAN (pronounced SHOOK-flah-stahn), the country of Olympics and Paralympics fans, and Keep the Flame Alive, the most fun podcast made for people like us. You’re one of the proud fans who keeps the spirit of the Games alive every day — and we celebrate that spirit with our show.
Produced by the TKFLASTAN Ministry of Communications, Keep the Flame Alive is a weekly audio experience. Each episode, hosts Jill Jaracz and Alison Brown explore the stories of the Olympics and Paralympics through sports, athletes, officials, organizers, host cities, fans and more.
New episodes come out every Thursday right here and on your favorite podcast platform. Join us for all the fun and grandness of the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Meet the Team
Ben Jackson – Contributor
Ben Jackson is a journalist turned trade association executive. He has tried a number of Olympic sports and currently does fencing and archery.
Book Club Claire – Contributor
Claire is the author of the blog Light the Cauldron, and she’s fanatic about athletics.
Film Buff Fran – Contributor
Fran Johnson leads our Movie Club discussions.
Super Fan Sarah – Contributor
Sarah Patton has been officially recognized as Team USA’s #1 fan and is a real life Leslie Knope who works in parks and rec. Along with giving party advice, Sarah is also a guest host on the show.