S2, Episode 5 - Medal bonus parity and Paris 2024 with Kelsie Iorio
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by Central News
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On today's season finale of Behind the Podium, Ella and Daniel sit down with ABC News journalist Kelsie Iorio to talk about their standout moments from the 2020 Paralympics, engagement patterns from the Australian public and the medal bonus parity. They finish by recapping the growth of COVID-19 cases across Tokyo during the Olympics and Paralympics, before sharing their initial thoughts on the Australian team for Paris 2024. The duo wrap up the season by thanking everyone involved! Produced and edited by Aaishah Janif. Artwork by Souad-Marie Cheikho ..read more
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S2, Episode 4 - Memorable moments, extreme weather and Tracy Barrell's Paralympic kidnapping
Behind the Podium
by Central News
10M ago
In today's episode of Behind the Podium, Ella and Daniel discuss the past three days of medal action, and pick their most memorable Paralympic moment from the last week. They then turn their attention to wild weather that has swept Tokyo over the 48 hours and the havoc it wreaked for Carol Cooke and Dylan Alcott, before speaking to two-time Paralympic gold medalist Tracy Barrell about her wild experiences at Barcelona 92. Produced by Aaishah Janif Edited by Kay Powell Artwork by Souad-Marie Cheikho ..read more
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S2, Episode 2 - Gold rush, lockdowns and inner strength with Thomas Birtwhistle
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by Central News
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In today's episode of Behind the Podium, Ella and Daniel take you through their best moments from the first three days of competition and the medals won from the pool and velodrome. An early goldrush supports Ella's prediction of 30 Aussie golds for the Games, while Daniel's high expectations for Ellie Cole are dashed by the next generation of Aussie para-swimmers. They then preview the athletics, basketball and tennis after talking rowing with Tom Birtwhistle, who is racing in the PR3 Mixed Coxed Four in Tokyo. Produced by Aaishah Janif Edited by Kay Powell and Aaishah Janif Artwork by Souad ..read more
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S2, Episode 1 - Paralympics predictions, key takeaways and a pundit's view from the ABC's Andrew McGarry
Behind the Podium
by Central News
10M ago
On today's Season Two launch of Behind the Podium, Ella and Daniel return to talk Paralympics ahead of the Opening Ceremony tonight. They discuss the historic makeup of the Australian team, discuss the athletes to watch across the next 10 days and unpack some of the more interesting sports exclusive to the Paralympics. They then speak to ABC sports journalist Andrew McGarry about his take on the Games before making some bold predictions of their own. Produced and edited by Aaishah Janif Artwork by Souad-Marie Cheikho ..read more
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S1, Episode 6 - The highs and lows, debuting sports and public demonstrations at Tokyo 2020 with Amanda Shalala
Behind the Podium
by Central News
10M ago
In the season finale of Behind The Podium, Ella and Daniel have ABC sports journalist Amanda Shalala on to talk over their favourite moments from the Games and discuss the new discipline’s that debuted at Tokyo 2020. Conversation then shifts to the management of COVID-19 at the Games in Tokyo, and the three discuss the intersection of social justice causes and sport. They finish off by looking ahead to Paris 2024 and the dream of a post-COVID sporting world. Produced and edited by Aaishah Janif Artwork by Souad-Marie Cheikho ..read more
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S1, Episode 5 - Heartbreak on the hockey field, crashing into an Olympic gold, and talking Australian Dolphins with Se-Bom Lee
Behind the Podium
by Central News
10M ago
In today's episode, Daniel and Ella discuss the triumphs and heartaches that the Australian Olympians have faced over the past few days - from gold in the skateboarding and canoe sprint, to silver in the hockey and beach volleyball, and bronze in the decathlon and diving. They get the inside scoop of the Australian Dolphins directly from UTS student and 400m individual medley swimmer Se-Bom Lee who is quarantining after his debut at Tokyo. The pair predict the last few medal opportunities for Australia and their expectations for a closing ceremony like no other. Produced by Aaishah Janif, edit ..read more
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S1, Episode 4 - Sensational Sunday, going viral and missing the podium by less than a beer can.
Behind the Podium
by Central News
10M ago
On today's episode of Behind the Podium, Ella and Daniel discuss track and field, the momentous weekend from the Italians and the historic day for the Australian team. Not forgetting to preview all the action still to come! They also speak to Tokyo Olympians Gronya Somerville and Simon Leung who take us behind the scenes of the Athlete's Village, the duo reflect on going viral in Australia and on their badminton doubles campaign together.  Produced and edited by Aaishah Janif Artwork by Souad-Marie Cheikho ..read more
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S1, Episode 3 - Pool haul and how not to catch a crab
Behind the Podium
by Central News
10M ago
On today’s episode, Ella and Daniel discuss the continuing gold rush the Australian Olympic Team has experienced over the past few days across several watersports, before going through noteworthy events coming up over the next few days. They also speak to Nicholas Lavery, a UTS student who rowed in the men’s eight rowing final today, about his rowing career and Olympic journey. Produced by Aaishah Janif, edited by Kay Powell.  Artwork by Souad-Marie Cheikho ..read more
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S1, Episode 2 - Australia's medal rush and the spectre of COVID-19
Behind the Podium
by Central News
10M ago
On today's episode of Behind the Podium, Daniel and Ella revisit their predictions and recap Australia's medal rush from the pool. They discuss the Kookaburra and Hockeyroos' undefeated campaigns in Tokyo so far, and speak to Medical Director of the Australian Olympic Team Dr David Hughes to learn more about the COVID-19 measures put in place to keep our Olympians safe.   Episode produced and edited by Aaishah Janif.  Art by Souad-Marie Cheikho ..read more
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S1, Episode 1 - Opening Ceremony and David Culbert's guide to Tokyo 2020
Behind the Podium
by Central News
10M ago
In the first episode of Behind the Podium, co-hosts Daniel and Ella get you up to speed on the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games ahead of the Opening Ceremony tonight. They run through Australia’s Olympic performance so far, providing commentary on Australia’s successes on the football field.  They also chat to Olympian and commentator David Culbert who provides expert insight into the chances of our Aussie athletes, before making some bold predictions of their own. Episode produced by Aaishah Janif and edited by Kay Powell.  Art by Souad-Marie Cheikho ..read more
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