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Keep the Flame Alive

Apr 14, 2022

It's time for another Lightning Round! This week we showcase our "quickfire" questions with three athletes who were in the mix for going to Beijing 2022: Wheelchair curler Steve Emt, doubles luger Jayson Terdiman and biathlete Clare Egan. Learn about their earliest memories of the Games and their favorite...


Mar 4, 2021

Something big happened in TKFLASTAN this week, which led to this week's Lightning Round episode with TKFLASTANIs Stu Sheldon and Phil Andrews. We've got the details for you, plus an update on when Tokyo 2020 will release its decision on having spectators.

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Dec 24, 2020

We're on a boat! The last Lightning Round episode of the year features paddlers we've interviewed in 2020. First up is Andras Törő, 4x Olympian in sprint canoe. He's followed by kayaker Leslie Klein, who was chosen for the 1980 U.S. Olympic Team and competed at the 1984 Olympics. Finally we have 3x Olympian and canoe...


Nov 26, 2020

We're celebrating U.S. Thanksgiving with an all-author edition of our Lightning Round series. Enjoy some hot takes from Stephen Wenn and Robert Barney, David Davis and Andrew Maraniss.

Stephen and Robert's book The Gold in the Rings: The People and Events that Transformed the Olympic Games is published by University of...


Sep 3, 2020

It's Labor Day weekend in the US, so we're taking a holiday this week. Never fear, we have new content for you (and even Alison) -- a Lightning Round featuring TKFLASTANIS Joe Maloy, Dr. Claudia Reardon and Andrew Rock.

Thanks so much for listening, and until next time, keep the flame alive!