Talk of Alaska: Alaskan Olympians compete in Beijing

Alaskan skiers Sadie Bjornsen and Kikkan Randall will represent the U.S. at the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang, South Korea. (Emily Russell/Alaska Public Media)

Every four years, Alaskans have a chance to test our winter sport prowess on the international stage. Our homegrown athletes will compete in nordic skiing, curling, figure skating, hockey and more this year. With the Winter Olympics already underway in Beijing, we’ll hear from members of Alaska’s winter sports community to learn more about the programs that trained some of our top athletes.

Listen here:

HOST: Adelyn Baxter


  • Leland Rich, member, Fairbanks Curling Club
  • Reese Hanneman, 2018 Olympic cross-country skier
  • Holly Brooks, 2014 Olympic cross-country skier and coach


Call 907-550-8422 (Anchorage) or 1-800-478-8255 (statewide) during the live broadcast.

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LIVE Broadcast: Tuesday, Feb. 8, 2022 at 10 a.m. on APRN stations statewide.
LIVE Web stream: Click here to stream.

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