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Inspiration and motivation from the Olympics with interviews from the world's best athletes. Discover the mentalilty it takes to succeed in one of the planet's toughest tests: the Olympic Games. Whether it's wrestling, swimming, figure skating, weightlifting, or gymnastics - the Olympic Channel Podcast will have you living your best life in no time. Hosted by Ed Knowles, past guests include four-time Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles, Olympic champion wrestler Jordan Burroughs, world champion sprinter Dina Asher-Smith, and double Olympic champion cyclist Kristina Vogel.

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Inspiration and motivation from the Olympics with interviews from the world's best athletes. Discover the mentalilty it takes to succeed in one of the planet's toughest tests: the Olympic Games. Whether it's wrestling, swimming, figure skating, weightlifting, or gymnastics - the Olympic Channel Podcast will have you living your best life in no time. Hosted by Ed Knowles, past guests include four-time Olympic gold medallist Simone Biles, Olympic champion wrestler Jordan Burroughs, world champion sprinter Dina Asher-Smith, and double Olympic champion cyclist Kristina Vogel.

    Pride stories with Adam Rippon, Ali Krieger, Ashlyn Harris, Keala Kennelly, and Amber Glenn

    Pride stories with Adam Rippon, Ali Krieger, Ashlyn Harris, Keala Kennelly, and Amber Glenn

    Pride month is usually a time for parades and parties. But COVID-19 means most events are postponed or cancelled. To help sooth the sadness, we have found some of the most inspiring stories across the Olympic world to celebrate our LGBTQ+ community. Featuring Adam Rippon, Amber Glenn, Ali Krieger, Ashlyn Harris, and Keala Kennelly.

    For more amazing interviews head to olympicchannel.com/podcast

    • 20 min
    Alistair Brownlee on tea drinking, triathlon, and Tokyo 2020

    Alistair Brownlee on tea drinking, triathlon, and Tokyo 2020

    British triathlete and double Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee is usually very busy. With all competition paused, he found time to join the podcast for a look back on an incredible career and his epic moment of brotherly love. Plus, how to make the perfect cup of tea.

    For more episodes go to olympicchannel.com/podcast

    • 22 min
    Laurie Hernandez, Brian Orser, and more on how to #StayStrong

    Laurie Hernandez, Brian Orser, and more on how to #StayStrong

    Athletes and coaches have spoken to us from isolation about their inspiring stories and techniques for staying calm. We speak to runner Derek Redmond, figure skater Mirai Nagasu, gymnast Laurie Hernandez, coaches Brian Orser and Jerzy Gregorek.

    For more information and episodes go to olympicchannel.com/podcast

    • 20 min
    Claressa Shields - the Flint boxer who took on the world and won

    Claressa Shields - the Flint boxer who took on the world and won

    Claressa is an undefeated professional boxer and two-time Olympic champion. Her life story is being made into a Hollywood movie. It's no surprise.

    Her early life in Flint, Michigan, was not easy: a speech impediment, sexual abuse, and suicidal thoughts. Just a few years after taking up boxing, Claressa became Olympic champion for the first time aged just 17.

    After her second Olympic title, she turned pro and remains unbeaten after 10 fights. She is, simply, one of the greatest boxers of her generation.

    "I look like I haven't been through anything when I've endured a lot."

    For more information head to www.olympicchannel.com/podcast

    • 36 min
    Pandelela - the famous Malaysian diver in isolation

    Pandelela - the famous Malaysian diver in isolation

    Imagine not spending one birthday with your family for over a decade. This was the price of success for Malaysian diver Pandelela Rinong Pamg. Her life on the road has left her lonely. The two-time Olympic medallist has been on coronavirus lockdown with her brother - catching up on some overdue family time.

    For more episodes, videos, and more: https://www.olympicchannel.com/podcast/

    • 16 min
    Eliud Kipchoge and Kenenisa Bekele: Two-hour marathons, London, and the Olympics

    Eliud Kipchoge and Kenenisa Bekele: Two-hour marathons, London, and the Olympics

    The world record at the 2020 London Marathon looked to be under threat. But the world will have to wait for another attempt after the coronavirus pandemic meant a postponement of the race until October 4. The Olympic Channel Podcast caught up with Kipchoge and his rival Kenenisa Bekele of Ethiopia to talk future plans and world record attempts.

    More info at: https://www.olympicchannel.com/en/stories/news/detail/olympic-channel-podcast/

    • 15 min

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It's a great podcast!!!

Loads of good interviews

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