The stories behind the sports and the athletes are part of what makes the Olympics such a special competition around the world. That’s why KPRC 2 is proud to bring you the Olympic Zone presented by Living Designs Furniture. The popular magazine show, is a summary and showcase of up-to-the-minute Olympics content that sets the stage for the most important action every night of the Games. It can be seen Monday through Saturday during the Olympics on KPRC 2 at 6:30 p.m.
If you can’t catch it on television, you can check out every Olympic Zone segment from Saturday, July 24 below.
Gus Kenworthy and Rutledge Wood explore Tokyo by car
While in quarantine, Gus Kenworthy and Rutledge Wood drive around different neighborhoods to Tokyo to get an inside-the-car view of the Olympic host city.
Swimmer Regan Smith on how she rewrote her story after 2020
Swimmer Regan Smith details how her life changed after the pandemic put her Olympic dreams on hold, and how she learned to look ahead to the Tokyo Games.
The mysteries of the Olympic flag room explained
Tanith White gives you a look behind the scenes at the Opening Ceremony, and a place few people see: the area where the world’s flags are prepared for the Parade of Nations. Plus, reaction from Team USA’s Flagbearers.
The legacy of the Olympic aquatics building architects
Anne Thompson shares how a father and son have left their mark on an Olympic venue. Paul and Kenzo Tange both designed the Olympic aquatic buildings in Tokyo, nearly 50 years apart.
Foluke Akinradewo Gunderson on motherhood and sports
After becoming a mother in 2019, Olympic volleyball player Foluke Akinradewo Gunderson proved that women don’t have to choose between being a world-class athlete and having a family.
Meet “The Terminator”: Australian swimmer Ariarne Titmus
Ariarne Titmus is known as “The Terminator,” and is expected to be Katie Ledecky’s biggest rival in Tokyo. She shares the details of her training schedule and what it’s like to go head-to-head with Ledecky.