38 episodes

A biweekly podcast about the world's greatest quadrennial multi-sport extravaganza brought to you by below-average international athlete
Chris O'Reilly and above-average international nonathlete Ruth Fitzpatrick.

We will be your one-stop pod guiding you through all 32 Olympiads as well as a couple of non-Olympiads.

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    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

A biweekly podcast about the world's greatest quadrennial multi-sport extravaganza brought to you by below-average international athlete
Chris O'Reilly and above-average international nonathlete Ruth Fitzpatrick.

We will be your one-stop pod guiding you through all 32 Olympiads as well as a couple of non-Olympiads.

    Winter Olympipod IId - St Moritz 1928

    Winter Olympipod IId - St Moritz 1928

    Bobsleigh returns to its ancestral homeland, horses pull skis, and Canada dominates on the water polo pool. Welcome to the slushy fields of St Moritz, 1928.

    • 53 min
    Winter Olympipod I - Chamonix 1924

    Winter Olympipod I - Chamonix 1924

    Ruth and Chris whoosh back into your ears and brings you all the way back to the slopes of Chamonix for the very first Winter Olympipod. And this season looks like it will be an exciting one, with nordic cold shoulders, controversies on the rink, and a real-time discovery on the origins of the bobsled.

    • 48 min
    Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Recap

    Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Recap

    Two weeks after the Games concluded, Ruth and Chris sat down to talk about the most memorable moments of Tokyo 2020ne. And two weeks after that... we published our musings for all to hear! We revisit the very best and the very worst people and stories, and even give a little teaser as to what's to come over the next few months for the Olympipod

    • 54 min
    Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 16

    Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 16

    It's over! It's all over! Tokyo 2020 is over! Ruth and Chris attempt to struggle through their emotions and talk about giant motorised baseball mitts, marathon mischief, large moths, and much much more.

    • 23 min
    Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 15

    Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 15

    It's the penultimate Olympipod daily bonuses and Ruth has survived her Pfizer. Also: punching horses is bad. Denmark are sad. And some other Olympics happened too.

    • 18 min
    Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 14

    Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 14

    Day 14 of #Tokyo2020 has drawn to a close, but there's still plenty to discuss: long walks, disgruntled horses, imaginary sports. While Chris takes the reigns of the minipod, when Ruth was found sleeping on the job.

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
4 Ratings

4 Ratings

jtdward ,

Strong recommend

Funny and intriguing in equal measure - Ruth and Chris make excellent tour guides through the often bizarre and unexpected history of the modern Olympics. Love it!

RuthieFizz ,

Absolutely phenomenal

Easily in the top 2 podcasts I've ever hosted

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