Episode 77: Sport and Performance Psychologist Dr. Kristin Keim

After the tragic death of Olympian Kelly Catlin, we wanted to talk to someone about sports psychology and try to understand some of the mental challenges elite athletes face. Sport and Performance Psychologist Dr. Kristin Keim of Keim Performance Consulting joins us to explain the field of sports psychology, how athletes use it for improving performance, and how they use it when it's time to retire. Read More

Episode 76: Tokyo 1964 vs. Tokyo 2020

We’re less than 500 days away from the start of Tokyo 2020, so we thought it would be fun to look back at the last Games held in Tokyo and compare the two. Tokyo 1964 was special for many advances, both for the Games and for the country of Japan–it’s interesting to note those changes and wonder how we’ll experience with the next Summer Games. Read More

Episode 74: Josh Levin on Olympic Sport Climbing

This week we're talking with sport climber (and American Ninja Warrior competitor!) Josh Levin. Josh talks with us about the 3 disciplines of sport climbing: speed, bouldering and lead climbing. We knew it was a physically tough sport, but the mental game and the cooperation among athletes is also incredibly impressive. Read More

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Jill Jaracz - host and executive producer of Keep the Flame Alive podcast

Jill Jaracz

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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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    Alison Brown

    Alison Brown is the co-host and producer of Keep the Flame Alive. She believes there's nothing finer than a beautifully executed twizzle.

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