ESPN 30 for 30 Sports Podcast

Original audio documentaries from the makers of the acclaimed 30 for 30 series. Sports stories like you’ve never heard before.

30 For 30 Podcasts Original audio documentaries and more from the makers of the acclaimed 30 for 30 series. We make new documentary seasons each spring and fall, and highlight conversations about the 30 for 30 films in between. Sports stories like you've never heard before. Season three, a five-part series about the complicated world of Bikram yoga and its guru BIkram Choudhary, is out now.

  • 30for30+ "Enhanced"
    by ESPN, ESPN Films on July 19, 2018 at 12:49 pm

    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)
    by ESPN, ESPN Films on June 27, 2018 at 2:49 pm

    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"
    by ESPN, ESPN Films on June 11, 2018 at 11:29 pm

    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
    by ESPN, ESPN Films on May 22, 2018 at 4:16 am

    Members 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
    by ESPN, ESPN Films on May 22, 2018 at 1:52 am

    As 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
    by ESPN, ESPN Films on May 22, 2018 at 1:42 am

    Bikram 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
    by ESPN, ESPN Films on May 22, 2018 at 1:24 am

    Bikram 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
    by ESPN, ESPN Films on May 22, 2018 at 1:18 am

    Bikram 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
    by ESPN, ESPN Films on May 4, 2018 at 2:36 pm

    In 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"
    by ESPN, ESPN Films on April 13, 2018 at 6:59 pm

    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 […]