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Keep the Flame Alive

Apr 29, 2022

Author David Davis returns to the show to talk about his book Waterman: The Life and Times of Duke Kahanamoku, about the legendary 3x Olympic medalist and surfing pioneer. David's book has been turned into a documentary that will air on PBS' American Masters in May.


Duke Kahanamoku won back-to-back gold medals in the...

Apr 22, 2022

Photographer Mark Edward Harris was one of the friends we made in the Closed Loop at the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics. We talked with him about his craft--and his several frostbitten fingers.

Learn more about Mark at his website and follow him on Insta.

Plus, Alison's got a funky costume story from the Albertville 1992

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...

Apr 7, 2022

Now that we're back from Beijing 2022, we're able to restart our history segment. This year we're focusing on the Albertville 1992 Winter Games, and what better way to reboot this bit than by chatting with ski historian Tom Kelly. Tom shares some of the big skiing stories of these Games, including the demonstration...

Apr 1, 2022

It's Part 2 of our contributor roundtable with Book Club Claire and Superfan Sarah, with more hot takes on the Beijing 2022 Olympics and Paralympics. Plus, Jill has a story she's been waiting seven weeks to tell.

Heading to TKFLASTAN to check in on Team Keep the Flame Alive, we have news from:

  • Erin Jackson
  • Clare...