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Three men who dreamt of Olympic glory but have as much athletic prowess as a piece of cheese, bring you weekly Olympian interviews from every corner of the planet, as well as entertaining and insightful analysis from all things related to the Olympic Games.

Off The Podium - An Olympics Podcast Ben Waterworth, Colin Hilding & Jarrod Loobeek

    • Sports
    • 4.8 • 6 Ratings

Three men who dreamt of Olympic glory but have as much athletic prowess as a piece of cheese, bring you weekly Olympian interviews from every corner of the planet, as well as entertaining and insightful analysis from all things related to the Olympic Games.

    Episode 394 - Elena Galiabovitch Interview

    Episode 394 - Elena Galiabovitch Interview

    As we enter the home stretch for Paris 2024 and the final fortnight before the Games, we're pumped once again to bring you another epic interview, this time with two-time Olympic shooter from Australia, Elena Galiabovitch! In this great chat, Elena goes over her career, from her journey to Australia at a young age and how her legendary father helped shape her journey through the sport of shooting. We also learn about her rise through the ranks that has taken her to both the Rio Olympics and Tokyo Olympics and just why she is so pumped for her third Olympics in Paris. Added to this we find out more about an incredibly unique honour that came with her Tokyo experience, learn more about the technicalities of her sport and find out just why she is besties with Usain Bolt! It's an incredible chat to whet your appetite even more for the Paris Olympics! So get to listening and get pumped!

    • 1 hr 32 min
    Episode 393 - Josh Katz Interview

    Episode 393 - Josh Katz Interview

    We're heading back to the judo mat for the first time in two years as we speak with Aussie Olympic judoka Josh Katz about his amazing career and hopes ahead of the Paris Olympics! We find out about the 'family business' that is judo for Josh and how the passion for the sport in the family helped spurred him on to great success throughout his career. We also learn about his Rio experiences in 2016 and his disappointment about not making Tokyo in 2020 and how he was able to use that push him towards overcoming some significant setbacks on the path to Paris. Added to this we learn more about judo, why he might have the best support t-shirt ahead of Paris and what he hopes to achieve at his second Olympics. It's an epic chat that you will love every second of it! So get to listening!

    • 1 hr 20 min
    Episode 392 - OTP Newscast 10

    Episode 392 - OTP Newscast 10

    We're another week closer to the Paris Olympics which means it's time to bring you another Newscast episode, as for the first time we welcome Colin to a Newscast and also bring back Connor Bunnell to help go over all the latest Olympic news from Australia, Canada, the US and around the world! We catch up with all the big news from the US Olympic gymnastic trials, as well as finding out which teams have made up the final slots in the men's basketball in Paris. We also find out some interesting qualification news during the week and also get our first look at what is set to be a unique Closing Ceremony! It then wouldn't be a Newscast without previewing three sports for the Paris Olympics, as we go over everything to do with fencing, taekwondo and surfing! It's another epic Newscast to get you right in the mind for the Olympics in just a few weeks time, so get to listening and get Olympic! 

    • 2 hr 15 min
    Episode 391 - Amar Dhesi Interview

    Episode 391 - Amar Dhesi Interview

    As we inch closer and closer to Paris we're excited to get back on the mat in the sport of wrestling, and also extra excited to get back to Canada, a we sit down and chat with Canadian Olympic wrestler Amar Dhesi about his incredible wrestling career and hopes for his second Olympics in just a couple of weeks time! We find out from Amar his unique journey through the sport and just how he was able to rise up the ranks to eventually make his Olympic debut in Tokyo. We also learn about his Commonwealth Games experiences in 2022 and what it was like to come away with gold. Added to this we find out how he expects to go in Paris off the back of some strong recent performance, why his nickname is 'The Canadian Bear' and give us his thoughts on who he thinks would win between Colin & Ben when it comes to a wrestling match. It's another epic chat that will whet your appetite even more for the Paris Olympics! So get to listening and get excited!

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Episode 390 - Greta Hayes Interview

    Episode 390 - Greta Hayes Interview

    With only a couple of weeks to go until we're seeing the flame lit to start the Paris Olympics, we're back with another epic interview as we get back into field hockey by speaking with one of Australia's leading players Greta Hayes about her amazing career and what we can expect from her and the Hockeyroos at the 2024 Olympics! We learn from Greta just what made her take the field hockey path and why she fell in love with it at such an early age. We also hear about her Olympic ambitions and experiences and just why Paris could finally break the 24 year medal drought for the Hockeyroos at the Olympics. Added to this we find out which other prominent sport Greta could've been representing Australia in, learn about her strong advocacy work off the field and learn some unique family stories that involves singing, diaries and a few other things in between! It's an epic chat that you simply can't miss!

    • 1 hr 35 min
    Episode 389 - OTP Newscast 9

    Episode 389 - OTP Newscast 9

    IT'S OFFICIALLY PARIS OLYMPICS MONTH! And what better way to get pumped an excited than with our latest Newscast episode, as we are once again joined by Jamie Lyko to bring you all the latest Olympic news in another busy week of action! We go over all the big news from the US track trials and also go over the US gymnastics trials, as well as touching on some Michael Phelps news during the week and some interesting developments coming from the Paris Olympic village and their food options for the athletes. We also get into our latest sports previews, as we bring you our take on gymnastics, artistic swimming and rowing! It's an incredibly action packed episode to get you even more pumped for the Olympics, so get to listening and get fully in the Olympic zone!

    • 2 hr 5 min

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