Category Archives: Olympic Outsider

from Torino to Vancouver Olympics comea barrage of podcast sharing renegade event coverage as well as exploring civic issues whilst “on the ground” at hospitality houses and parties

Coffee talk with Gold Medalist Ross Rebagliati – Olympic Outsider #3

Coffee talk with Gold Medalist Ross Rebagliati

Listen: Coffee talk with Gold Medalist Ross Rebagliati – Olympic Outsider #3 (18:45, .m4a “enhanced podcast” fortified with photos)

A “standard” Olympic Outsider podcast with host Dave Olson interviewing 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics Gold Medalist and Snowboard legend Ross Rebagliati. Also available as an “enhanced” (.m4a) version with additional photos.

Blurb: At a busy Symposium on Web 2.0 and the Future of Sport at Vancouver’s Take 5 Cafe, Dave asks Ross about the drug-testing incident in great detail plus they discuss Ross’s aspirations to compete in his home-town 2010 Olympics and beyond,… plus his recreational hobbies and real-estate dealings. Then, Dave relates anecdotes about his own drug testing experience and gives thanks to Ross for inspiring the people.

Thanks: Bread for pics, Mudhoney for tunes, Bryght and Rain City Studios for putting on the Symposium and props to Roots for supporting Ross.

Note: Originally recorded February 17, 2006

More: Photo Gallery of Ross Rebagliati at Social Media and Olympics symposium with Dave Olson and Friends

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Testing Positive!

Coffee talk with Gold Medalist Ross Rebagliati – Olympic Outsider #3 (enhanced)

Gold Medalist Ross Rebagliati with Dave Olson

Listen: Coffee talk with Gold Medalist Ross Rebagliati – Olympic Outsider #3 (18:45, .m4a “enhanced podcast” fortified with photos)

An enhanced Olympic Outsider podcast with host Dave Olson visiting with 1998 Nagano Winter Olympics Gold Medalist and Snowboard legend Ross Rebagliati. Also available as a “standard” .mp3 version.

Blurb: At a busy Symposium on Web 2.0 and the Future of Sport at Vancouver’s Take 5 Cafe, Dave asks Ross about the drug-testing incident in great detail plus they discuss Ross’s aspirations to compete in his home-town 2010 Olympics and beyond,… plus his recreational hobbies and real-estate dealings. Then, Dave relates anecdotes about his own drug testing experience and gives thanks to Ross for inspiring the people.

Thanks: Bread for pics, Mudhoney for tunes, Bryght and Rain City Studios for putting on the Symposium and props to Roots for supporting Ross.

Note: Originally recorded February 17, 2006

More: Photo Gallery of Ross Rebagliati at Social Media and Olympics symposium with Dave Olson and Friends

Subscribe: Olympic Outsider podcast feed

Testing Positive!

 

Canadian Men Open With Win in Turin! – Olympic Outsider #2

Canada Wins in Turin

Listen: Canadian Men Open With Win in Turin! – Olympic Outsider #2 (.mp3, 9:44)

Blurb: Bleary-eyed after waking for the 4AM face-off, Dave Olson discusses the opening game of the Olympic hockey tournament in this 9:24 long podcast. Canada beat Italy 7-2 – After a slow start, Canada turned on the jets versus a hardworking and speedy, but overmatched host squad, noting Bertuzzi, Iginla and St. Louis had particularly nice games.

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First Few Days of Torino 2006 – Olympic Outsider #1

photo by Robert @Scales
photo by Robert @Scales

Listen: First Few Days of Torino 2006 – Olympic Outsider #1 (.mp3, 51:12)

Blurb: Olympic Outsider podcast featuring audio discourse and chatter the Winter Olympics sports with emphasis on Team Canada athletes – starting with coverage of Turin 2006 .

In episode #1, Host Dave Olson is joined by “Sweatpants Mark” to discuss recent noteworthy performances and remarks about the TV and other media coverage. Topics include: Women’s moguls and half-pipe, Chinese figure skaters, Latvian fans, Long-track speed skating and more.

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