25 episodes

Who should you root for at the Winter Olympics? Get to know the most inspiring members of Team USA and the causes they champion on My New Favorite Olympian.
Season 4: My New Favorite Olympian hosted by Apolo Ohno, Team USA's most decorated Winter Olympian
Season 3: My New Favorite Olympian hosted by Olympic trailblazer Ibtihaj Muhammad
Season 2: Sports Uncovered hosted by Michele Tafoya
Season 1: Sports Uncovered hosted hosted by Mike Tirico
Presented by the storytellers at NBCLX

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    • 4.3 • 330 Ratings

Who should you root for at the Winter Olympics? Get to know the most inspiring members of Team USA and the causes they champion on My New Favorite Olympian.
Season 4: My New Favorite Olympian hosted by Apolo Ohno, Team USA's most decorated Winter Olympian
Season 3: My New Favorite Olympian hosted by Olympic trailblazer Ibtihaj Muhammad
Season 2: Sports Uncovered hosted by Michele Tafoya
Season 1: Sports Uncovered hosted hosted by Mike Tirico
Presented by the storytellers at NBCLX

    Team USA battles climate change

    Team USA battles climate change

    Winter athletes including Brock Crouch, Jessie Diggins and David Wise are determined to do something after seeing the effects—and consequences—of climate change first-hand

    • 23 min
    Indigenous hockey player Abby Roque competes for more than Team USA

    Indigenous hockey player Abby Roque competes for more than Team USA

    Hockey star Abby Roque will become the first Native American woman to represent the U.S. in ice hockey at a Winter Olympics

    • 28 min
    Curling stars: It is time to diversify the sport

    Curling stars: It is time to diversify the sport

    Olympic champion John Shuster, Super Bowl champion Vernon Davis, USA Curling’s Monica Walker and other curling enthusiasts are teaming up to create pathways to diversify the sport

    • 19 min
    Timothy LeDuc, figure skating’s non-binary trailblazer

    Timothy LeDuc, figure skating’s non-binary trailblazer

    Figure skater Timothy LeDuc (they/them), the first openly gay athlete to win a U.S. national pairs title, could become the first publicly out non-binary athlete to compete at a Winter Olympics

    • 26 min
    The Winter Olympics’ first Winter

    The Winter Olympics’ first Winter

    Aerials skier Winter Vinecki, who is hoping to become the first Winter Olympian named “Winter,” raises money for prostate cancer research to honor her late father

    • 25 min
    The ShibSibs want to diversify book publishing

    The ShibSibs want to diversify book publishing

    Maia and Alex Shibutani already boosted representation on the ice, becoming the first ice dancers of Asian descent to earn an Olympic medal, and now the “ShibSibs,” as they are affectionately called, are determined to increase representation off the ice by writing children’s books with Asian American heroes

    • 20 min

Customer Reviews

4.3 out of 5
330 Ratings

330 Ratings

treehouseNYC ,

Informative and engaging

Behind-the-scenes deep dive of key issues important to individual Olympians and surprising insights that the rest of us can learn. Great concept and execution 🔥

Lizzy Starr ,

So good

I really enjoyed this series. Can’t wait to listen to more about the Beijing Olympics.

StrawberryKiwi2022 ,

Loved the Alix Klineman episode

I had no idea sports medicine was so skewed towards male athletes. This podcast is really eye opening, excited for them to come out with season 2

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