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Keep the Flame Alive

Oct 20, 2022

Sports marketing, sponsorship and bid city consultant Terrence Burns is back for part two of our conversation. This time we're talking bidding for the Olympics. Which bids surprised everyone? Which bids failed miserably? We've got the details!

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In our Alberville history moment, Jill continues her story on the bobsled competition. We start with the color pukesplosion and amazing ride of this Unified Team:

Then we get into espionage and the story of driver Harald Czudaj -- and this one involves a surprising person!

In our visit to TKFLASTAN to catch up with Team Keep the Flame Alive, we have updates from:

  • Boxer Ginny Fuchs
  • Retired biathlete Clare Egan
  • Race walker Evan Dunfee
  • Paralympian John Register
  • Beach volleyball player Kelly Cheng
  • Speedskater Erin Jackson -- catch her competition this weekend on US Speedskating's YouTube channel.
  • Curler John Shuster -- catch his competition on Sportsnet, Sportsnet ONE or Sportsnet 360, and stream the action on SN NOW.

And Paris 2024 has announced details on how to volunteer for the next Summer Olympics and Paralympics. Learn more here:

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

Photo courtesy of Terrence Burns.


 Keep the Flame Alive: The Podcast for Fans of the Olympics and Paralympics with hosts Jill Jaracz & Alison Brown


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