Pro baseball; Wisconsin rowing to be represented in the Olympics

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For women row together in a slim rowing boat. They're wearing matching uniforms that read "USA."
Madeleine Wanamaker, Claire Collins, Kendall Chase, Grace Luczak, of the United States, compete in the women’s four at the 2020 Summer Olympics, Saturday, July 24, 2021, in Tokyo, Japan. Darron Cummings/AP Photo

We talk about the Brewers and Major League Baseball with podcast hosts Ryan Topp and Paul Noonan. Then, it’s all about rowing and the Summer Olympics with Vicky Opitz, the Badgers head coach.

Featured in this Episode

  • Brewers and MLB update

    The Milwaukee Brewers are at the top of their division, and are coming off a pair of wins against the Cubs this weekend. Two of hosts of Milwaukee’s Tailgate Brewers Podcast join us. We’ll cover the latest big stories out of the MLB and the Brewers.

    Listen to Milwaukee’s Tailgate Brewers Podcast on Spotify and Apple Podcast.

  • How Badger women’s rowing produces champions

    Four Badger women’s rowing alumni will go to the Olympics this summer. We talk with the program’s head coach Vicky Opitz about the secrets to elite rowing success and introducing novices to the sport. Plus, we go over the basics of rowing for new spectators.

    Find rowing on the Olympic schedule here.

    University of Wisconsin Women’s Rowing website

Episode Credits

  • Larry Meiller Host
  • Paul Noonan Guest
  • Ryan Topp Guest
  • Vicky Opitz Guest
  • Jill Nadeau Executive Producer
  • Clara Neupert Producer
  • Jeff Robbins Technical Director