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 missed it on television, you can check out every Olympic Zone segment from Tuesday, July 27 plus a bonus story below.
Learning to fly: how gymnasts learn to trust their equipment
The US Women’s Gymnastics team left nothing to chance in Tokyo, including getting used to the equipment in the arena. Tanith White has an inside look at how the equipment will play a role in the high-flying performances.
Brooke Raboutou describes sport climbing’s three disciplines
Sport Climbing makes its Olympic debut in Tokyo. Rutledge Wood finds out what it takes to climb to the top of this sport.
Meet the robot Olympic mascots winning hearts in Tokyo
The new face of the Olympics is electronic! Athletes are competing with robots to win fans at these Games. Rutledge Wood meets robotic mascots and finds out what it takes to operate one.
Best Moments of Olympic Day 4
Relive the thrilling performances of Olympic Day 4.
How Nebraska’s Jordan Larson became “The Governor”
Volleyball player and Nebraska native was nicknamed “The Governor” by her teammates after a funny fan interaction in Thailand.
The beauty and balance of Japanese bonsai trees
Anne Thompson experiences a moment of zen as she visits a bonsai art museum and receives a lesson in how to train a bonsai tree.
BONUS VIDEO: Gus Kenworthy visits inaugural Olympic skateboarding final
Freestyle skier Gus Kenworthy roots on Nyjah Huston and Yuto Horigome in the Olympic final for men’s street skateboarding. Skateboarding is making its Olympic debut in Tokyo.