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Listen to all the daily Olympic Channel podcasts from the Beijing 2022 Winter Games

We're bringing you the best of the winter sport action as it happens on Olympics.com and our app - but did you know we also have a podcast? It's going daily with bitesized episodes for the Beijing 2022 Olympics, with top athlete interviews and previews of the sports events on the schedule. Here's how you can subscribe for your listening pleasure.

10 min By James Pratt
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Olympics.com is making sure you don't miss a moment during Beijing 2022.

We have a live blog covering all the Winter Games action, news articles, feature videos including Five Rings Films documentaries, a Daily Show on YouTube, and extensive social media coverage including Lowdown and Spotlight shows planned.

And we're also bringing you exclusive interviews with athletes in and around the Games on the official Olympic Channel Podcast.

Host Ed Knowles will present a new daily Beijing 2022 bitesize pod for every day of Olympic sporting action, from 2nd to 20th February, available for free wherever you are.

Guests will include Mikaela Shiffrin, Shaun White, Ailing (Eileen) Gu, and others. Every sport will be covered.

Listen to the Beijing 2022 Podcast daily on your favourite platforms

Whether you're wanting to spend some quality time hearing an interview with your favourite athlete, or are ready to get to know a new one, here's how you can find the podcast on multiple platforms to make sure you don't miss an episode.

Throughout the Winter Olympic Games Beijing 2022, the daily Olympic Channel podcasts will be released on all these audio sites and apps:

Spotify | Apple Podcasts | Pocket Casts | Google Podcasts | Castbox | Overcast | Stitcher | Podbean

You can also listen to all episodes on Olympics.com here, and all the Beijing 2022 specials are being listed below as they're released (so you can bookmark this page and come back daily if you prefer to listen on the Olympics.com site or app).

Episode 18 - Gloria Kotnik of Slovenia on losing stress and finding success - Saturday 19th February 2022

It's a bumper daily podcast episode from the Winter Olympics in China today. Slovenian snowboarder Gloria Kotnik took an Olympic bronze medal in the parallel giant slalom at Beijing 2022. It was her best ever result in a career spanning 137 world cup races and three Olympic Games. After PyeongChang 2018, she was burnout and in 2020 she took a career break to have a baby. Find out why it was the best decision she ever made.

Episode 17 - Elana Meyers Taylor and Kaillie Humphries on women's bobsleigh - Friday 18th February 2022

The daily podcast from Beijing 2022 has two impressive women heading up teams in the two-woman bobsleigh which starts today. Elana Meyers Taylor is four-time Olympic medallist for the USA who has found herself revitalised since becoming a mother - despite the big challenges she faces. Plus, Kaillie Humphries picked up her first Olympic gold medal since switch from Canada to the USA at these Winter Games. We hear about her amazing victory in the monobob.

Episode 16 - China's big star Ailing (Eileen) Gu / Slovenian ski jumper Ursa Bogataj on surprise win - Thursday 17th February 2022

The daily podcast from the Winter Olympics in China today contains two incredible skiers. Ailing (Eileen) Gu of China is looking to pick up her third Olympic medal of the Beijing 2022 Games in the women's freeski half pipe. The Chinese star explains how she has coped with pressure in the past. Plus, Slovenia's Ursa Bogataj picked up two Olympic gold medals in ski jumping putting her on a par with alpine skiing great Tina Maze. Find out how the ups and downs of her career finally led to elation.

Episode 15 - Dave Ryding and Lucas Braathan preview the men's alpine skiing slalom - Wednesday 16th February 2022

Two amazing alpine skiers join our daily podcast from the Winter Olympics in Beijing. Dave Ryding cemented his place in British sporting history with a first ever FIS World Cup event win for Great Britain earlier in the season. It means he's in contention for the podium today. Plus, Norway's Lucas Braathen explains why he's so interested in the Japanese practice of kintsugi.

Episode 14 - Birk Ruud gets inspirational, Anna Gasser on nightmares - Tuesday 15th February 2022

The daily podcast from the Winter Olympic Games Beijing 2022, welcomes Norwegian freeskier Birk Ruud. He won gold here in the men's big air and made an emotional dedication to his late father. Find out why his dad is still an inspiration to him. Plus, Austria's Anna Gasser won the inaugural women's big air snowboard competition in PyeongChang 2018. She's competing in the slopestyle today in China, with a completely different mindset than the last Olympics.

Episode 13 - Meryl Davis on romantic performances / how two Olympians fell in love on ice - Monday 14th February 2022

There's love in the air on this edition of the official daily podcast from Beijing 2022. We celebrate Valentine's Day with the story of how speed skaters Sofia Prosvirnova and Viktor Hald Thorup fell in love. Plus, Olympic champion Meryl Davis outlines her reasons why romance may well have evolved into something more sophisticated in figure skating's ice dance discipline.

Episode 12 - Kaillie Humphries on monobob, Shaun White reviews last competition day, Paula Moltzan on ski passion - Sunday 13th February 2022

This edition has three of the best athletes representing the United States. Kaillie Humphries shares the difficulties facing women competing in bobsleigh ahead of the debut Olympic monobob event, Shaun White takes us through his emotional last day, and alpine skier Paula Moltzan explains why you should never give up on your passion.

Episode 11 - Kamil Stoch and USA aerial skiers on Fear - Saturday 12th February 2022

The daily podcast from the Winter Olympic Games in China today showcases the USA's Olympic gold medal winning trio from the mixed team aerials. Ashley Caldwell, Chris Lillis, and Justin Schoenefeld live and train together. Find out just how these close bonds were formed through a love of sport. Plus, Three-time Olympic champion ski jumper Kamil Stoch of Poland gives his views on how to handle pressure ahead of Beijing 2022 final. If you want to know more, there's also a full Kamil Stoch episode here.

Episode 10 - Shaun White - The last Olympic run - Friday 11th February 2022

The chances of snowboard legend Shaun White capturing a fourth Olympic men's halfpipe title at Beijing 2022 later on Friday seem difficult. But we've seen him beat the odds before. The 35-year-old explains why he decided to give it one last shot, with today marking the Team USA star's last ever competitive event. Plus, we hear from figure skating expert Jackie Wong following Nathan Chen's victory in the men's singles. This Beijing 2022 podcast was published the morning of Friday 11th February, China Standard Time.

Episode 9 - Chloe Kim on her comeback for the U.S. and Jaelin Kauf on moguls gold and going plastic-free - Thursday 10th February 2022

Two incredible athletes are featured on the daily podcast from Beijing 2022. Defending Olympic champion in the women's halfpipe snowboard is Chloe Kim of the USA. She had a rough time after winning at PyeongChang 2018. But she's recovered to be one to watch today in the women's final. Plus, Jaelin Kauf took a silver medal for the U.S. in the women's moguls but she's also keen to convince people to go plastic free as much as they can. Listen now for some gentle encouragement...

Episode 8 - Tess Coady on injury recovery and Jenise Spiteri shares unique journey to Beijing 2022 - Wednesday 9th February 2022

We have two snowboarders on this edition of our daily podcast from Beijing 2022. Australia's Tess Coady took a bronze medal in slopestyle at these Winter Games - four years after she tore her ACL in a practice session at PyeongChang 2018. And Jenise Spiteri slept in a van without a heater for two winters to make her half pipe Olympic dream come alive. And it worked. She was Malta's flagbearer here in China. Get ready to be inspired!

Listen below.

Episode 7 - Nathan Chen on mental health and Jakara Anthony after winning gold - Tuesday 8th February 2022

Figure skating superstar Nathan Chen talks about how he loses himself in music during competition. "[Music] helps me just stay grounded, stay here and into what I'm trying to attempt," he said. Plus, Jakara Anthony reflects on her AMAZING women's moguls win as Australia celebrate their best day ever so far at the Winter Olympics.

Listen below.

Episode 6 - Maame Biney and Red Gerard on dealing with pressure - Monday 7th February 2022

Short track speed skater Maame Biney of the USA shares some techniques for turning anxiety into joy. Plus, American teammate Red Gerard talks about how he has fallen in love with competitive snowboarding since winning Olympic gold in slopestyle at PyeongChang 2018.

Listen below.

Episode 5 - Jamie Anderson talks slopestyle, - behind the dazzling figure skater - Sunday 6th February 2022

The USA's Jamie Anderson is a double Olympic champion snowboarder from the USA and tipped for another medal in the women's slopestyle on Sunday (6 February). Jamie shares some tactics for feeling good, and why it's ok to find support.

Listen below.

Episode 4 - Liu brothers - the short track speed skating Hungarians who speak Mandarin - Saturday 4th February 2022


Brothers Shaoang and Shaolin Liu became Olympic champions in the 5,000m relay at PyeongChang 2018. They are hoping to build on that success at Beijing 2022 as well as receive some support from the host country. Both brothers can speak fluent Mandarin due to living and training in China as youngsters. Also, find out every Olympic gold medal that can be won today!

Listen below.

Episode 3 - Anna Shcherbakova - behind the dazzling figure skater - Friday 4th February 2022 - Opening Ceremony day!

Reigning world champion figure skater Anna Shcherbakova joins the pod. At 17, could she quad jump her way to Olympic glory? The ROC star talks about being friends with her competitors, her first Olympic memories, and more. This is the third of our daily podcasts for the Winter Olympic Games at Beijing 2022, published on Friday 4th February - the day of the Opening Ceremony, and start of the skating Team Event.

Listen below.

Episode 2 - Mikael Kingsbury and some moguls magic - Thursday 3rd February 2022

With freestyle skiing qualifying starting on Thursday (3 February), take a listen to our recent interview with Canadian freestyle skier Mikael Kingsbury, who has recovered from a spinal injury and returned to the top of the sport. The most dominant name in men's freeski competition Kingsbury is aiming to retain his Olympic title at the Beijing 2022 Games, having won moguls gold at PyeongChang 2018 and silver in Sochi.

Listen below.

Episode 1 - Curling with Team GB's Bruce Mouat - Wednesday 2nd February 2022

Curling is the sport that gets Beijing 2022 underway. Competition begins on Wednesday (2nd February), and the first of our special podcast episodes from the Winter Games celebrates that fact. We hear from one of the favourites for a medal in the mixed doubles event, Great Britain's Bruce Mouat, and get a glimpse of what's to come in the days ahead.

Listen below.


You can listen on Olympics.com here, or find the Olympic Channel podcasts on all good audio platforms.

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