Podcast: Pride stories with Jason Brown, Kaitlyn Weaver, and Paul Poirier

About this episode

The LGBTQ+ community officially welcomed three Olympic figure skaters when they came out on June 11, 2021. Jason Brown, Kaitlyn Weaver, and Paul Poirier joined Nick McCarvel to talk about why they chose this moment to share, why they feel it's more important than ever to do so, and provide insight into the support and challenges around coming out while involved in elite figure skating.

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What is the Olympic Channel Podcast?

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.