Ep 55: Ultra-Moutain Biker Justin Lund & The Red Bull 400

July 8, 2018

Former Ultra-Mountain Biker turned OCR athlete, Justin Lund, joins Evan to talk about his experience as a cyclist, how he manages to PR his short distance running races every year and his recent experience at the Red Bull 400.  Additionally, we talk uses of mountain biking for OCR cross training, fueling strategies, dealing with saddle soreness and future plans. 

 

Episode brought to you by FITAID, the recovery drink of choice by OCR athletes in the US and now a proud sponsor of Endure The Gauntlet. 

Music provided by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush.

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Ep 54: Death Race Finsher Christina HB Armstrong & OCR Marriage

June 28, 2018

Death Race finisher and Conquer The Gauntlet Pro Christina "HB" Armstrong joins Evan to talk about her experience at the Death Race.  She shares her tips, tricks and suggestions for those getting ready for the next Death Race scheduled for July 11th (not June like is accidentally stated in the podcast).  After "Honey Badger" shares her experiences and stress of how to have a successful OCR marriage.  Plus, Evan accidentally shares his favorite TV show.

 

This episode brought to you by Neptune Performance heated shirt.  Our favorite Ultra-OCR shirt great for racing, camping or just staying warm. 

Music provided by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush.

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Ep 53: Off Season (Injury/Motivation) & Early Races (100 mile Treadmill Run, Battlegrounds, Terrain, Savage, Toughest Mudder, CTG)

June 18, 2018

Evan and Brenna catch up on this episode of the S&S podcast.  They talk about their off-season including dealing with a loss in motivation and how Evan hurt himself walking on a rolling PVC pipe (no it's not what you think).  Then they get into early races including Evan's 100 mile treadmill run, 2xToughest Mudders (UK & MI) and Terrain Tulsa.  Brenna shares her experiences at the final Battlegrounds, Savage Race and of course, the first Conquer The Gauntlet of 2018.

 

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Music provided by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush.

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Ep 52: Spartan Pro/WTM Champion Rea Kolbl & Future Plans

June 8, 2018

Spartan Pro and World's Toughest Mudder Champion Rea Kolbl joins Evan to talk about her training and future plans.  Hear about Rea's bucket list races, Evan's bold prediction, the difference between Spartan Pro Team premeire vs. select, the series she is focusing on for 2017 and how her gymnastics background played a role in her OCR performance.  To learn more about Rea and her training pick up a copy of Mud Run Guide's Ultra-OCR Bible.  

 

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Music provided by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush.

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Ep 51: CTG Pro Lisa Nondorf & Professional High Diving

May 30, 2018

Conquer The Gauntlet Pro Lisa Nondorf joins Brenna and Evan to talk about her career as a professional high diver, which includes a 35 ft. dive while on fire and a jump off a 10 story platform.  Plus, they "dive" into her recent 1st place races including Dirt Runner's Midwest Mayhem and Vanguard Race.

 

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Music provided by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush.

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Ep 50: Listener’s Question & Evan Answers Part II

May 18, 2018

Listener's send in questions and host Evan Perperis provides answers.  Topics include: What race series should be addded to a bucket list? #1 mistakes OCR athletes are making, when to run part of the 48 hour long Endure The Guantlet, talking about overtraining, how to bounce back from three races in a row, what to look for in a personal trainer, worst approach to in season training, layering/clothing for Ultra-OCR and more.

 

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Music provided by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush.

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Ep 49: Conquer Youth Owner David Mainprize & The Next Generation of OCR

May 4, 2018

Conquer The Gauntlet Co-owner David Mainprize joins Evan to discuss his latest project including Conquer Youth, the only race series just for kids.  Additionally, they talk the future of CTG, Conquer Fitness (CTG's gym in Tulsa, OK) and how Conquer Youth is vital to growing the sport of OCR in the midwest.

 

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Music provided by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush.

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Ep 48: Para-Olympian Dan Kosick & 50 Miles at WTM

April 18, 2018

Para-Olympian Dan Kosick talks about his training with skiing, his experience with Newbsanity's Obstacle Course Racing crew and how he earned his 50 mile brown bib at World's Toughest Mudder.  Plus, Evan may have started off the podcast putting his foot in his mouth (pun unintended) and gives a shoutout to MudGear!

 

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Music courtesy of Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush. 

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Ep 47: Derek Jacobs & Major League Eating

April 8, 2018

Major League Eater Derek Jacobs, who also does OCR in his spare time, joins Evan for a comparisson of the two sports.  Derek talks about competing at Nathan's Hot Dog Eating World Championship, how his body can handle that much food, his training, his recovery and more.  Additionally, the two talk about the future of Major League Eating and how the sports governing body relates to OCR.

 

Music by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush

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Ep 46: Inspiring Jay Flores & South Africa OCR

March 28, 2018

Jay Flores talks about his day job inspiring young minds in STEM (Science Technology Engineering Mathematics), how he became Master of the Rig at OCRWC 2017, how he sets goals (such as joining the Conquer The Gauntlet Pro Team) then how he followed through and his experience racing at the Warrior Race in South Africa.

 

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Music provided by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush. 

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