Winamp Logo
Olympipod Cover
Olympipod Profile

Olympipod

English, Sports, 6 seasons, 54 episodes, 1 day, 10 hours, 45 minutes
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXXIII – Paris 2024 Day -504

With just 504 short days left until the Opening Ceremony of the 33rd Olympiad, Ruth and Chris reflect on the tickets they've already nabbed, and whether they can fit surfing into their schedules. Also! Chris thinks it's a good idea to review each and every Paris Olympic Pictogram! It makes truly riveting listening. Play along on the Paris Pictogram page.
3/10/202344 minutes, 9 seconds
Episode Artwork

Intercalated Olympipod II – Clonmel/Gothenburg 2023

THE OLYMPIPOD IS BACK! After an unannounced and unexpected 10-month haitus, Ruth and Chris have months of out-dated news, misremembered facts, and vague recollections of previously strongly-held beliefs to catch up on.Will an obstacle course be punched in Paris? Should you arm roller police? How many events could you fit in a pool? All this and more in our second ever Intercalated Olympipod.
1/20/202342 minutes, 7 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXIV - #Beijing2022 Day 14/15

Delivering yesterday's news, today! Also huge pretzels, curling, and ice tug-of-war.
2/19/202226 minutes, 19 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXIV - #Beijing2022 Day 13

Statements are retracted about, curling is curled, and Chris runs to catch a train.
2/17/202217 minutes, 51 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXIV - #Beijing2022 Day 11

She's back from audio quarantine and now Ruth has opinions about ice hockey and Chris's professional skiing career. Also - what makes a Bøathlon a Bøathlon?
2/15/202224 minutes, 1 second
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXIV - #Beijing2022 Day 7/8

Beijing 2022 is officially the most Olympipod-y of any Winter Olympics.The scandals keep on rolling, and the characters keep on being characters. Also, Ruth and Chris invent some new sports!
2/12/202228 minutes, 53 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXIV - #Beijing2022 Day 6(ish)

A day later than planned, but still incredibly relevant.Especially as the Olympipod remains the only podcast brave enough to discuss Lugenga.
2/11/202232 minutes, 6 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXIV - #Beijing2022 Day 5

Are there too few people on a curling team? Or too many? How many people could you pile on a luge?Does Ruth have covid?It must be another Olympipod bonus.
2/9/202228 minutes, 54 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXIV - #Beijing2022 Day 4

Day 4 of the Beijing Winter Olympics is drawing to a close, but Ruth and Chris are here to keep you up-to-date on some of the latest - and late - stories from the slopes, as well as some "live" commentary on the eagerly anticipated Group B clash in the women's ice hockey between Sweden and Denmark.
2/8/202224 minutes, 59 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXIV - #Beijing2022 Day 3

Later than expected due to an unanticipated SPILL! in the recording room, the Olympipod is back. Canada had a great day. Flags did not. People jumped off big hills, and Ruth and Chris question the wisdom of excluding demonstration events from the Winter Games.
2/8/202227 minutes, 45 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXIV - #Beijing2022 Day 2

No one could have predicted it... The Olympipod is back for day 2 of the Beijing Winter Olympic Games! New Zealand made history with their first winter gold, the Norwegians were just their asses, and Ruth and Chris wonder if road bowling has made it to Australia. If not, why not?
2/6/202220 minutes, 17 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXIV - #Beijing2022 Day 1(ish)

Beijing 2022 is upon us and the Olympipod is back! And we're asking all the important questions. When is a cauldron not a cauldron? What makes a Moose Biathlon a Moose Biathlon? What kind of oil did American Samoa's flagbearer use to protect him from the cold? We also get round to talking about some sport.
2/6/202233 minutes, 50 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Recap

Two weeks after the Games concluded, Ruth and Chris sat down to talk about the most memorable moments of Tokyo 2020ne. And two weeks after that... we published our musings for all to hear! We revisit the very best and the very worst people and stories, and even give a little teaser as to what's to come over the next few months for the Olympipod
9/3/202154 minutes, 48 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 16

It's over! It's all over! Tokyo 2020 is over! Ruth and Chris attempt to struggle through their emotions and talk about giant motorised baseball mitts, marathon mischief, large moths, and much much more.
8/8/202123 minutes, 40 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 15

It's the penultimate Olympipod daily bonuses and Ruth has survived her Pfizer. Also: punching horses is bad. Denmark are sad. And some other Olympics happened too.
8/7/202118 minutes, 53 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 14

Day 14 of #Tokyo2020 has drawn to a close, but there's still plenty to discuss: long walks, disgruntled horses, imaginary sports. While Chris takes the reigns of the minipod, when Ruth was found sleeping on the job.
8/6/202120 minutes
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 13

Day 13 of Tokyo 2020 will go down in the history books as the day the Olympipod officially became 75% vaccinated. And other stuff happened too! Stuff at the Olympics!
8/5/202118 minutes, 50 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 12

Day 12! Ruth is excited! She's found some new sports! Also, it was the first day of the multi-discipline events, and the Olympipod is delighted.
8/4/202125 minutes, 3 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 11

Day 11 of #Toyko2020 and it was a day for the history books. Records were smashed. Real Cycling was cycled. Tiny cars went beep beep. And Chris dropped a bombshell.
8/3/202117 minutes, 46 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 10

Day 10 of #Tokyo2020 has been and gone. The Cuban anthem was jaunty. The Greco-Roman existed. And we had some very tragic news from Tokyo.
8/2/20216 minutes, 17 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 9

Day 9 has come to a close, and what a Day 9! Chris - AND Ruth - take the most unbrief of brief look backs at the triumphs and the tragedies of the days events at #Tokyo2020.
8/1/202128 minutes, 9 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 8

We've reached the halfway point, and it turns out Ruth's viewing of BMX freestyle was simply an Olympic fever dream. But mixed relays were not, and she's a big fan. Also - Chris!
7/31/202119 minutes, 18 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 7

Where's the last week gone? To #Tokyo2020, that's where! And to celebrate, Ruth has been left - some might say inadvisably - unsupervised to share some of her thoughts on day 7 of the Olympic Games.
7/30/20218 minutes, 39 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 6

The Microstates shall inherit the earth. Or, at the very least, a couple of Olympic medals. Also - IRELAND WINS GOLD IRELAND WINS GOLD IRELAND WINS GOLD. It all happened on Day 6 of #Tokyo2020
7/29/202115 minutes, 26 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 5

Today Mega-Host Chris is joined by Ruth. She claims it's day 6. It isn't. It's day 5. She's just gone quite mad. It's the Olympics. But she still loves weightlifting, and thinks the 1500m freestyle is too long.
7/28/202116 minutes, 22 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 4

Olympipod's very own Chris joins Ruth to catch up on all the day's action, including horse frolicking, wave riding, and some gigantic tumbles.
7/27/202112 minutes, 55 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 3

Ruth had a sleep. Denmark won gold. People lifted heavy things. Breaststroke is very old. It all happened on Day 3 (ish) of the Games, and Ruth has all (some) of the facts.
7/26/20216 minutes, 26 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 2(ish)

Nobody has slept. There's just too much sport. And Ruth has opinions. On the butterfly, knitting, and the Danes.
7/24/20218 minutes, 9 seconds
Episode Artwork

Olympipod XXXII - #Tokyo2020 Day 1

364 days delayed, Tokyo 2020ne is finally here. Joined by a very special guest - Chris - Ruth takes a look back at Day 1 of the XXXIIth Olympiad, and a look forward to an action-packed Day 2. Big thanks to our wonderful guest sound editor, Tony Groves. Make sure to check out tortoiseshack.ie and their amazing selection of podcasts. And don't forget to subscribe to their patreon for extra episodes and content patreon.com/tortoiseshack
7/23/20218 minutes, 42 seconds