Episode 98: Tim Yount on Olympic Triathlon

The Tokyo 2020 Olympic test events are well under way, and this weekend they're testing the triathlon course. We know that triathlon is swim-bike-run, but it's really more than that. Luckily for us, the USA Triathlon 2019 Age Group National Championships, which feature both a sprint and an Olympic distance were recently held in Cleveland, so Jill hopped on her bike and headed to Edgewater Park to have a chat with Tim Yount, USA Triathlon's Chief Sport Development Officer -- and race announcer -- to learn more about the sport and what to look for in Tokyo. Read More

Episode 96: Superfan Sarah on Olympics Preparations & Tokyo

We're less than a year away from the Tokyo Olympics, which means there's not that much time for fans to prep. Never fear--Superfan Sarah is back to give us some tips on what we can do now. Plus, she's also spent a good amount of time in Tokyo, so she's got tips on how to beat the heat, different food to eat, how to get around and more! Read More

Episode 95: One Year to Tokyo!

IT IS ONE YEAR UNTIL THE TOKYO 2020 OLYMPICS!!! With all of the celebrations and ceremonies happening in Tokyo and with National Olympic Committees around the world, we couldn't be more excited. We wanted to get some perspective on what it's like on the ground in Tokyo, so we asked Roy Tomizawa to come on our show and give us some insight. Read More

Episode 94: Auction-Worthy Olympic Collectibles

Ever wonder what happens to Olympic medals and torches? Some go to museums; some go to auction and to a collector's collection. This week we're talking to Jon Becker, Olympic auction consultant for RR Auction, who tells us the type of items that go up for auction and how much they can be worth (you'll be surprised to know how much Jill has held in her hand). Read More


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Jill Jaracz is the host and executive producer of Keep the Flame Alive. She doesn't understand why biathlon isn't more popular in America.
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