Quest for Gold – Beijing 2022 – Episode 1: The torch relay begins; Team USA holds media summit

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Greek actress Xanthi Georgiou, right, playing the role of the High Priestess, holds the torch during the lighting of the Olympic flame at Ancient Olympia site, birthplace of the ancient Olympics in southwestern Greece, Monday, Oct. 18, 2021. The flame will be transported by torch relay to Beijing, China, which will host the Feb. 4-20, 2022 Winter Olympics. (AP Photo/Thanassis Stavrakis)

Quest for Gold is back! And we’re skating, skiing and sweeping our way to the Opening Ceremony in Beijing this February.

In this week’s episode, we hear from Olympic veterans like Patrick Kane, Lolo Jones, Matt Hamilton, and Nathan Chen.

And we hear about safety protocols being put into place by Team USA and the IOC.

Listen here: 

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