Podcast: Rulon Gardner talks new movie, near-death experiences, and Olympic gold

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To celebrate the release of Olympic Channel's latest edition to the acclaimed Five Rings Films series 'Rulon', Olympic gold medal-winning wrestler Rulon Gardner sat down with the Olympic Channel Podcast to catch up. The American talks about his epic (and unexpected win) at the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, how to build the mentality of an Olympic wrestler, and much more about the team USA athlete's incredible life and near death experiences. You can watch the full documentary for free right now at OlympicChannel.com

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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.