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Jan 28, 2021

Book Club Claire is back to discuss the book World Class: The Making of the U.S. Women's Cross-Country Ski Team by Peggy Shinn.

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Our TKFLASTAN Update includes news from:

  • Chloe Kim
  • Alex Diebold
  • Lauren Gibbs
  • Phil Andrews
  • Clare Egan

We also have Games...

Jan 21, 2021

In part 2 of our interview with visually impaired Paralympian Ness Murby, Ness talks with us all about how the sport of para discus works and whether his guide dog Lexington is good at fetching the discus after throws.

Ness and his assistant (and wife) Eva have qualified for Tokyo via the World Champs, but they have to...

Jan 15, 2021

This week visually impaired Paralympian Ness Murby is back to talk about how visual impairments work in his para athletics event, the discus. Ness told about the classification process, the importance of having a sports assistant, and who was more popular at the Rio 2016 Paralympics, him or his service dog...

Jan 7, 2021

This week we're kicking off our year of looking back at Atlanta 1996. Sarah Dylla is an Exhibition Curator at the Atlanta History Center, and she’s curated the museum’s new exhibit on the Atlanta Games called Atlanta ‘96: Shaping an Olympic and Paralympic City. We talked with Sarah about the exhibit, how the Games...