Every Olympics has pushed the boundaries of sports technology, but the Tokyo Games will see that constant multiplied by Japan’s penchant for tech.

In this week’s episode of The Podium podcast: Feel how optimizing every single shape and surface propels cyclists to new speeds with Alex Howes, hear how equipment changes do more than improve performance for Tatyana McFadden, understand how old sports are improving with modern tools, and go inside the broadcasting magic that transports viewers from their couch right into the action.  

Listen to the episode below and make sure to subscribe on Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Stitcher, or wherever you get your podcasts. New episodes will be released weekly ahead of the Tokyo Olympics, followed by daily episodes throughout the duration of the Games.