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Keep the Flame Alive

Sep 8, 2022

Book Club Claire is back for a not-so-marathon discussion about TKFLASTANI marathoner Abdi Abdirahman's book Abdi's World: The Black Cactus on Life, Running, and Fun. And plants. We also talk plants.

Our next book will be Snowball's Chance: The Story of the 1960 Olympic Winter Games Squaw Valley & Lake Tahoe by David C. Antonucci. Get your copy through our storefront (affiliate link) and support the show -- we get a commission from purchases made through that link.

Also on the show, Alison looks back on short track speed skater Cathy Turner's feats at Albertville 1992.

In our news from TKFLASTAN, Team Keep the Flame Alive has been busy! We have updates from:

This week also marks the 50th anniversary of the tragic loss of life at the Munich 1972 Olympics when terrorists took 11 Israeli team members hostage. Their tragic deaths, along with a German policeman's, will never be forgotten.

We also have news from Tokyo 2020, Paris 2024, LA 2028 and the International Paralympic Committee.

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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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