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The Podium: An NBC Olympic and Paralympic podcast. Join us for insider coverage during the intense competition at the 2022 Winter Paralympic Games in Beijing. In the run-up to the Opening Ceremony, we’ll bring you deep into the stories and events that have defined the Winter Paralympics before and those that will shape this Games, plus an intimate look into the unseen details that only the athletes themselves can tell.

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The Podium: An NBC Olympic and Paralympic podcast. Join us for insider coverage during the intense competition at the 2022 Winter Paralympic Games in Beijing. In the run-up to the Opening Ceremony, we’ll bring you deep into the stories and events that have defined the Winter Paralympics before and those that will shape this Games, plus an intimate look into the unseen details that only the athletes themselves can tell.

    Paralympics: Fun and Games

    Paralympics: Fun and Games

    Paralympians are well-versed in the challenges of life and sport, and yet fun sems to permeate the ranks of competitors at all levels. Through the experiences of Team USA’ Brittani Coury & Lera Doederlein, we’re reminded why we should all seek fun in sport.

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    • 25 min
    Paralympics: Down but Never Out

    Paralympics: Down but Never Out

    Top sit ski racer Andrew Kurka is collecting Paralympic heartbreaks that would shake even the toughest competitors. While the Alaskan had ambitious goals to add to his Paralympic medal collection in Beijing, the void in his trophy room from these Games has marked an even bigger win: the triumph that comes from getting back up, and out on the slopes.

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    • 25 min
    Paralympics: Twists and Turns

    Paralympics: Twists and Turns

    Visually-impaired skier Danelle Umstead and her guide Rob Umstead share every twist and turn of their lives and their Paralympic aspirations on and off the slopes. The couple discuss race strategy, headset etiquette and why facing down the biggest challenges is possible, and faster, together.

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    • 18 min
    Paralympics: Peak Season

    Paralympics: Peak Season

    The 6 month gap between paralympic games has left athletes with an unprecedented challenge: finding their podium form after going all-in for Tokyo. Oksana Masters and Kendall Gretsch kick into high gear and even higher medal counts, explaining what it takes to go from one winning season to the next in record time.

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    • 23 min
    Paralympics: Tools of the Trade

    Paralympics: Tools of the Trade

    Mike Schultz designed a prosthetic leg to help him return to motorsports racing, but it’s the process of adapting his design for other athletes that he found his way to the Paralympic podium, and his most meaningful work.

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    • 21 min
    Paralympics: One Team One Opening

    Paralympics: One Team One Opening

    As the 2022 Winter Paralympic Games begin, we look into the increasingly united front of para and able-bodied athletes through the experience of skier Thomas Walsh. Walsh and host Mallory Weggemann expand on how para athletes may better embody traditional sportsmanship despite their less traditional ways of competing.

    Follow The Podium now to get automatic downloads. And tune into the networks of NBC to watch coverage of the 2022 Beijing Winter Paralympic Games.

    • 27 min

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