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Keep the Flame Alive

Oct 15, 2021

We’re getting into winter mode, so it’s time to explore some of the winter sports ahead of the Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics and Paralympics. On this episode, Paralympic hopeful Michael Murphy joins us to talk about his sport of para Alpine skiing, and more specifically, how his class of sit-skiing works.

Find out more about Michael at his website and get information about his book When I Fell: How I Rerouted my Life and Found Strength in a Severed Spine.

You can find his book in our storefront (purchases through this link support the show).

Jill also shares her stories from her weekend volunteering at the US Masters National Long Course Championship meet, as she got to pull out her stopwatches and cross off an officiating/volunteer wishlist item from our Tokyo 2020 list.

Plus, we have news from TKFLASTAN, a look back at the incredible judo tournament at Atlanta 1996, and Coatesy goes rogue!

Tune in, and you’ll find out what historical Games we’ll be looking at next year!

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A transcript of this episode is available at our website.

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


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


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