A new docuseries from Olympian John MacLeod focuses on untold Olympic stories. We dive into Steve Genter’s gutsy exploits swimming at Munich 1972.
Our pindakoeken from Amsterdam get a second chance in a repechage round! Will these peanut cookies make the adjustments they need to make the finals?
David Wolper’s unique Visions of Eight brings together a remarkable cast of directors to explore the meaning of sport at Munich 1972.
In which we have a German cake and eat it too! Apples and cranberries feature in a pair of delicious bakes.
First is the story of London 2012; or rather, the story of a selected group of first-time Olympians, a new, emotional and stylish approach to Olympic films.
I’ve been waiting for us to cover the London 2012 games, because I desperately wanted to make Lyle’s Apple Pie Flapjack recipe.
The Games of the XV Olympiad were held in Helsinki, Finland in the summer of 1952. It was a long-awaited festival: Helsinki had originally been selected to host the 1940 Games after the original host, Tokyo, withdrew due to Japan’s invasion of China. But the city never got to welcome the world in 1940, because, […]
We discover the joy of Lusikkaleivat—with a little dash of agony—as we celebrate Helsinki 1952. Plus the lightest muffins we’ve ever eaten!
As a follow-up to last week’s summary of official films on the IOC’s YouTube channel, we thought it would be nice to take a look at another interesting selection. Criterion has broken out a subset of 11 films from the full box and made them available at digital retailers like iTunes. (All iTunes/Apple Books links […]
With the news of Tokyo 2020’s postponement, we’re looking for ways to fill the void. Happily, the Olympic YouTube channel contains a playlist of 15 official films for our (free) viewing pleasure! This is a great resource for a selection of films, and can certainly assist you in following our discussions as we go through […]