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Keep the Flame Alive

Jul 7, 2022

The 2022 World Games kicks off today in Birmingham, Alabama. Why should we care about a non-Olympic or Paralympic event? The International Olympic Committee is connected to this, and we've got some details on their relationship. We're also joined by World Games medalist John Moorhead, who won bronze in American Football at the 2017 World Games in Wrocław, Poland. John tells us about his experiences and having football in a multi-sport event. 

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In our Albertville 1992 moment, Jill starts talking torch relay, namely the torch itself, which was designed by Philippe Starck and is currently somewhat newsworthy.

Philippe Starck may also have designed something for Paris 2024 too--or at least he did for the bid, and we'll see if that idea comes to fruition.

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Plus, teams are starting to qualify for Paris 2024, and one team gets their gold medals 14 years after they earned them.

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

Photo courtesy of John Moorhead.


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