Menu Schedule Links

Olympic Parents

January 31, 2014

Kikkan Randall wins the sprint at the World Cup

Kikkan Randall wins the sprint at the World Cup

Jessic Schultz_curling3

Curler, Jessica Schultz from Anchorage will compete in her second winter olympics in 2014. Photo courtesy Marty Schultz.

Parents of three Anchorage Olympians join us in the studio. Some of them are headed to Sochi, where the winter games start Friday, so we pre-recorded the show. We’ve heard from athletes, but as a parent it is easier to identify more with the parents: with their pride, and trepidation, and with knowledge of the sacrifices made for a young person to succeed at the highest level. We’ll learn how parents produce an Olympian, and how it feels, good and bad, once you have one in the family.

HOST: Charles Wohlforth

GUESTS:

  • Ronn and Deborah Randall, parents of Kikkan Randall (Nordic skier)

    Photo courtesy Mary Stassel.

    Photo courtesy Mary Stassel.

  • Marty Schultz, father of Jesscia Schultz (curler)

  • Mary Stassel, mother of Ryan Stassel (snowboarder)

PARTICIPATE: Facebook: Outdoor Explorer (comments may be read on-air)

BROADCAST: Thursday February 6, 2013. 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm AKT

REPEAT BROADCAST:  Thursday February 6, 2013. 9:00 – 10:00 pm AKT

OUTDOOR EXPLORER FAMILY CALENDAR with Erin Kirkland, AKontheGo.com:

SUBSCRIBE: Receive Outdoor Explorer automatically every week via

Go to OUTDOOREXPLORER.ORG

Listen Now

Ryan Stassel4

2014 Winter Olympic U.S. Snowboarding team member Ryan Stassel from Anchorage. Photo courtesy Mary Stassel.

Comments

Please read our comment guidelines.