Episode 118: “Next Olympic Hopeful” Winner Leah Fair Takes on Skeleton

Team USA recently aired Season 3 of its "The Next Olympic Hopeful" program in which it tests athletes from around the country to find potential talent that can fill out the development programs in some of the smaller sports on the Olympic program. Skeleton winner Leah Fair joins us to talk about her experience on the show, what it's like to hurl yourself down a mountain face first, and what she learned about custom fitting a skeleton helmet. Read More

Episode 117: Lightning Round with Adam Stirn, Chellsie Memmel and Roy Tomizowa

Jill and Alison are celebrating the Christmas and New Year's holidays, so that means it's time for another Olympic Lightning Round episode where we hear from past guests. This time we have lightning round questions for ice technician and Zamboni driver Adam Stirn, gymnast Chellsie Memmel and author Roy Tomizowa. Read More

Episode 116: Olympian Jake Dalton Explains Men’s Gymnastics

We're wading back into the gymternet because we need to learn some of the finer points of men's artistic gymnastics before we watch them at Tokyo 2020. Two-time U.S. Olympic gymnast and world medalist Jake Dalton walks us through all of the apparatuses and gives us more details about them. We also talk about The Dalton, sandpaper—and of course, biceps. 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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