ESPN 30 for 30

ESPN 30 for 30
April 6, 2018 Breslin Borland

Genre: Sports

Why You Should Listen: If you love sports or if you’re already a fan of the ESPN 30 for 30 series, this podcast version is your next binge-worthy series. Host Jody Avirgan focuses on a variety of incredible sports stories with the same journalistic style that makes the tv series so popular. This podcast series takes you behind the scenes in some of sports most important moments like the Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan story, the birth of UFC, howJohn Madden became a video game icon and a whole lot more!

Episode to Get Hooked on: “The Tonya Harding Story”



Here are the latest ESPN 30 for 30 podcast episodes.

30for30+ "Enhanced"

Listen to 30for30+ "Enhanced"A bonus conversation with Alex Gibney and Dan Coyle about their new film series "Enhanced," which explores the breakthrough innovations that are driving peak athletic performance. This pursuit of greatness comes with a host of ethical conundrums. How far are athletes willing to go to get an edge? "Enhanced" is available exclusively on ESPN+: https://es.pn/2uq4eag

30for30+ "BIKRAM" (Part 2)

Listen to 30for30+ "BIKRAM" (Part 2)Julia Lowrie Henderson and Jody Avirgan chat more about the making of the Bikram series, in particular Julia's role in the story. Plus they answer your questions. This marks the end of our fourth season. Our next season of new documentaries will be here this fall. In the meantime, we'll bring you more bonus episodes highlighting some of our favorite 30 for 30 films. 30for30podcasts.com

30for30+ "BIKRAM"

Listen to 30for30+ "BIKRAM"Julia Lowrie Henderson and Jody Avirgan discuss the making of the third season, BIKRAM. Next week, we'll answer any questions you have and discuss Julia's personal connection. Email us questions at 30for30podcasts@espn.com or on twitter @30for30 NYC! Come to our live event on June 13th. More information 30for30podcasts.com/events

BIKRAM Part 5: Reckoning

Listen to BIKRAM Part 5: ReckoningMembers of the Bikram community wrestle with Bikram's behavior, their own complicity, and the question, "Can Bikram the yoga be separated from Bikram the man?" Reported by Julia Lowrie Henderson. Hosted by Jody Avirgan. More information at 30for30podcasts.com/bikram If you or someone you know has been subjected to sexual assault or abuse, and you would like more information or support, RAINN's 24/7, confidential, National Sexual Assault Hotline can help at 1-800-656-4673. Internationally, Pathways to Safety International provides assistance, at 833-SAFE-833.

BIKRAM Part 4: Truth

Listen to BIKRAM Part 4: TruthAs Bikram's darkest behaviors begin to emerge, the community devoted to his yoga is forced to face the truth about its leader. Reported by Julia Lowrie Henderson.. More information at 30for30podcasts.com/bikram If you or someone you know has been subjected to sexual assault or abuse, and you would like more information or support, RAINN's 24/7, confidential, National Sexual Assault Hotline can help at 1-800-656-4673. Internationally, Pathways to Safety International provides assistance, at 833-SAFE-833.

BIKRAM Part 3: Power

Listen to BIKRAM Part 3: PowerBikram claims ownership over his brand of yoga using increasingly hardball tactics. Julia investigates the roots of yoga to try to separate what is true from what is false in Bikram's story. Reported by Julia Lowrie Henderson. Hosted by Jody Avirgan. More information at 30for30podcasts.com/bikram If you or someone you know has been subjected to sexual assault or abuse, and you would like more information or support, RAINN's 24/7, confidential, National Sexual Assault Hotline can help at 1-800-656-4673. Internationally, Pathways to Safety International provides assistance, at 833-SAFE-833.

BIKRAM Part 2: Process

Listen to BIKRAM Part 2: ProcessBikram spreads his brand of hot yoga through teacher trainings, where he puts his most devoted followers through nine weeks of intense suffering and begins to reveal the complexities of his character. Reported by Julia Lowrie Henderson. More information at 30for30podcasts.com/bikram

BIKRAM Part 1: Arrival

Listen to BIKRAM Part 1: ArrivalBikram Choudhury begins his journey to fame, wealth, and scandal in 1970s Los Angeles. He takes Beverly Hills by storm, using his Hollywood connections and rags-to-riches origin story to build a devoted following and lay the foundation for a yoga empire. Reported by Julia Lowrie Henderson. Hosted by Jody Avirgan. More information at 30for30podcasts.com/bikram

Season Three Trailer: BIKRAM

Listen to Season Three Trailer: BIKRAMIn the early 1970s, a young Indian yogi named Bikram Choudhury used his Hollywood connections to launch a hot yoga empire. America's fitness obsession brought the Speedo-clad and Rolex-wearing guru wealth and fame. But the success of his yoga revolution allowed him to hide increasingly dark behavior. In 30 for 30s first serialized story, reporter Julia Lowrie Henderson delves deep into the complicated world of Bikram Yoga to find out how a community responds when its guru falls from grace. All five episodes available on Tuesday, May 22. More at 30for30podcasts.com/bikram

30for30+ "The Last Days of Knight"

Listen to 30for30+ "The Last Days of Knight"A bonus conversation about the downfall of legendary basketball coach Bobby Knight. Robert Abbott directed the new 30for30 film "The Last Days of Knight," available now on ESPN+ as part of the new ESPN app. es.pn/2JF3eF2

30for30+ The Tonya Harding Story

Listen to 30for30+ The Tonya Harding StoryA bonus conversation with two filmmakers who have taken on one of the most infamous stories in sports history: Tonya Harding and Nancy Kerrigan. Nanette Burstein directed the 2014 30 for 30 documentary "The Price of Gold," and Steven Rogers wrote the screenplay for this year's film "I, Tonya."

30for30+ "The Two Bills"

Listen to 30for30+ "The Two Bills"A bonus conversation with director Ken Rodgers, who got legendary NFL coaches BIll Parcells and Bill Belichick to sit for an interview together for the first time in decades. Watch the film now: http://www.espn.com/watch/_/id/3281839/30-for-30-the-two-bills

30for30+ "The Amazing Adventures of Wally and the Worm"

Listen to 30for30+ "The Amazing Adventures of Wally and the Worm"A bonus conversation with director Colin Hanks and former NBA Trainer Wally Blase. Wally started his career in the 1990s with the legendary Chicago Bulls. His wild 10-day "injury rehab" trip with Dennis Rodman inspired the new 30 for 30 short "Wally and the Worm." | Watch the film right now: http://www.espn.com/video/clip?id=21778624 | Listen to our original audio docs: 30for30podcasts.com

30for30+ "Madden's Game"

Listen to 30for30+ "Madden's Game"A conversation, with bonus clips and more, about our recent episode "Madden's Game." Featuring Dave Neupauer of NFL Films and producer Emma Jacobs. Hosted by 30 for 30's Andrew Mambo.

Madden's Game

Listen to Madden's GameTo different generations, John Madden has been a different kind of icon: coach, broadcaster and, since the late 1980s, video game mogul. This is the story of how Madden linked up with an upstart company called Electronic Arts to build an electronic empire -- and pushed the limits of gaming in the process. Produced by NFL Films. Narrated by Wil Wheaton.

Review

Binge Score 100
Writing Score 99
Narration Score 98
Ease of Access Score 100
Overall 99%

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