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Keep the Flame Alive

Jun 15, 2023

We're excited to have Craig Spence, chief brand and communication officer of the International Paralympic Committee, back on the show with us. In part 2 of his interview, we learn the latest on the situation with Russia and Belarus, and we also learn what keeps Craig up at night (sadly, it might be us at the moment).

Craig's a great follow on social! Find him on Twitter, Insta and LinkedIn.

WARNING: This episode's Seoul History Moment will likely have you going down the rabbit hole of rhythmic gymnastics. Alison's got the details on the competition, which is the second in Olympic history. We talk about the apparatus that's no longer used at the Games, as well as the fact that competitors did their routines to live music.

In our TKFLASTAN Update, we have news from:

In our Paris 2024 Update, we have news about an exhibition that will take place at the Petite Palais during the Olympics and Paralympics next year. We also have some interesting news on how Channel 4 in the UK intends to produce its Paralympics coverage.

Also, news on the Winter 2030 bid front--the number of options aren't looking good for the International Olympic Committee right now.

For a transcript of this episode, please visit:

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

Photo credit: International Paralympic Committee




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

Intern: Annalee Deabel


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