Podcast: Chris Stokes on legacy of 'Cool Runnings' and future of Jamaican sliding

About this episode

Nelson 'Chris' Stokes was one of the original members of the 'Cool Runnings' Jamaica four-man bobsleigh team who captured the world's imagination at the Calgary 1988 Winter Olympics. Now, it's his mission to make his country genuine top 10 contenders in the world, as CEO of the Jamaica Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation, and he believes pushcart championships could be the way to identify the next generation of bobsled talent. Hear more from this exclusive interview conducted in China at the conclusion of the Beijing 2022 Games.

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A sport podcast, hosted by Ed Knowles, each episode of the Olympic Channel Podcast aims to inspire and motivate you with interviews from the world's best athletes. Discover the workouts and mentality 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 - this sports podcast will have you living your best life in no time. 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.