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PYC Podcast with Kelly VanderBeek

PYC is how insiders say Pyeong Chang, home of the 2018 Olympics. PYC Podcast gets ultimate insiders to swap their stories, strategies and knowledge about the games. Olympian downhiller turned broadcaster Kelly Vanderbeek hosts the almost daily discussion.

  • 04:32
    Anastasia Bucsis, host of Player's Own Voice, tees up a quick selection of excerpts from her chats with figure skater Scott Moir, Hockey player and broadcaster Tessa Bonhomme, and curling lead Ben Hebert. Podcast debuts Tuesday August 21. It's free everywhere you get your other podcasts
    Aug 21, 2018
  • 15:27
    A couple of years ago, Ted Jan Bloemen left the long tracking speed skating powerhouse, Holland, activated his New Brunswick-born Dad's right to a Canadian passport, and decided this was the place that would make him a world beater. Ted’s incredible five- and ten thousand meter races at PyeongChang have turned the world of speed skating upside down. Kelly VanderBeek gathers her trusty sound recording equipment and sits down with the newly minted star at the Winter Olympic games.
    Feb 25, 2018
  • 11:00
    Canadian Olympic Women's Hockey Forward Meghan Agosta has three gold medals, and as of Thursday February 22, one silver one. But in her day job- she's a Vancouver police officer... Among many other questions she answers, fresh off her epic tilt with the American Hockey team...how does the Police work inform Agosta's more famous job?
    Feb 24, 2018
  • 27:08
    It is just about the most hair-raising sport on skis. So you might think that the dash and crash spectacle of ski cross would suit teenagers more than mature athletes…But as Kelly VanderBeek explores with Ski Cross silver winner Kelsey Serwa…this is one race where wily veterans can more than hold their own. It’s the fine art of keeping mind and body healthy in a super injurious sport on PYC podcast today.
    Feb 22, 2018
  • 22:07
    If ever the Olympics delivered a perfect beer commercial, Jon Montgomery owns it. Fresh off his skeleton win at Whistler, on national tv, he had a hearty glug from a draft pitcher as he strode to collect his gold medal. Since then, capturing perfect moments has become Jon Montgomery’s specialty, showcasing Canadian beauty as host of the Amazing Race, and at these games, giving viewers a perfect understanding of skeleton racing. Jon and Kelly VanderBeek, host of PYC podcast, got together this week in PyeongChang.
    Feb 20, 2018
  • 18:42
    Canadian Cross Country skier Knute Johnsgaard has answered the call of the wild. The Yukon is in his bones and it informs everything about the Olympian. From a decision to harvest all his own meat to foraging for whatever the forest offers , he is a man for whom solitude in nature is everything. Kelly VanderBeek heads to the ski trails near Canmore Alberta to chat with the Northern Nordic skier on today’s PYC podcast.
    Feb 19, 2018
  • 30:15
    Heather Moyse won two gold medals pushing Bobsled for Canada with Kaillie Humphries. But the chance to threepeat didn’t tempt her to return nearly so much as did the ability to help the next generation of Bobsledders learn the ropes. And the veteran sledder shares another surprising admission: anxiety about having too muscly an appearance kept Heather out of weight training for many years of her career. Heather Moyse is Kelly VanderBeek’s guest today on PYC Podcast.
    Feb 18, 2018
  • 33:12
    Canadian Bobsled driver Christopher Spring is an unusual bird. In a sport of technicians, engineers, and hundredths of seconds… he is an old school hippy who lives in his van and drives by feel. He wants to win medals, sure, but what he really wants is to run around naked in the woods. Meet the Australian- Canadian Sledder who revels in high speed and low maintenance…Kelly Vanderbeek's guest today (feb 17) on PYC podcast
    Feb 17, 2018
  • 22:11
    Olympian ideals have new and welcome scope, as more and more, men and women are competing equally together on the same field of play. Canadian mixed doubles curlers Kaitlyn Lawes and John Morris threw the first rocks and won the first gold in their brand new olympic sport. The duo join host Kelly Vanderbeek at Phoenix Snow Park, PyeongChang for a happy review of their winning week, on PYC podcast  
    Feb 16, 2018
  • 18:47
    After an incredible 35 years at the peak of White Water Kayaking, David Ford is a walking repository of laboratory tested training techniques. He has serious knowledge to share with those who dare to compete in their fifth decade. And David says that everything he won…world cups, world championships, all the accolades came as a byproduct of trying to win at the Olympics…a note- If Kelly VanderBeek sounds at ease with her guest on PYC podcast...we should those point out that these two Olympians happen to be married.
    Feb 15, 2018
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