January 14, 2020
Brenna "Red Beast" Calvert returns in her first episode of 2020 along with Epic OCR Giveaway winner, Daniel Leonard and Evan. The three talk expectations and experiences for Hannibal Race Kuwait, what 2020 has in store for them and Evan shares some last minute details for OCR America. Plus a special shout out to MudGear, Daniel reveals dark secrets about doubles, Brenna slaps a ***** and Evan apparently hates nature.
OCR America sign up and details: https://www.teamstrengthspeed.com/ocr-america-2-2020
Ultra-OCR Man Audio Book Link for Audible
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January 3, 2020
Conquer The Gauntlet Pro Jay Flores just spent the last four months appearing nightly on Telemundo's Exatlon Estados Unidos. Jay and Evan talk what the show was like, how he prepared, what he would do differently in the future, what it was like to be in a technology blackout and the future. Plus, Evan shares some more info about OCR America 2, the two talk Compex's new massage gun and Rapid Reboot's compression system and the two share some SCUBA diving stories.
Sign up here: https://www.teamstrengthspeed.com/ocr-america-2-2020
Donate here: https://events.com/r/en_US/registration/ocr-america-2-when-hell-freezes-over-january-775962
Episode brought to you by ORORO Heated Apparel, keeping the OCR America 2 warm and toasty this January with heated clothing.
Music provided by Marc Capaldo.
December 24, 2019
Recorded hours after the announcement of Spartan buying Tough Mudder's UK/Canada/Germany events, Evan speculates on what that means for the future of the Tough Mudder brand, specifically Toughest Mudder. Plus some listeners ask about the future of OCR with brands like Hyrox and Spartan's Dekafit.
Additionally, some new S&S announcements including last call for Hannibal Race Kuwait contest, new OCR audiobook dropping this week and the CTG Pro Team training group.
Finally, the episode finishes with some listener Q&A on the new Star Wars Trilogy, no spoilers here.
Episode brought to you by Rapid Reboot, your secret weapon to recovery and performance.
December 6, 2019
Race/facility owner of Binghamton, NY's Newbsanity and elite athlete Jarrett Newby joins Evan to talk about his team's recent performance at Platinum Rig's 24 hour Relay Championship. The two talk about Platinum Rig's very unique event that was mandatory obstacle completion for all 24 hours! Additionally, they talk future plans for the Newbsanity facility, growing the sport through youth, Spartan's new elite rule changes, the future of the sport, a little more World's Toughest Mudder talk and finally some tips for handling tobacco and Viagra.
Episode brought to you by Hannibal Race Kuwait! Don't forget to enter the Epic OCR Giveaway to win your free trip.
November 22, 2019
8x World's Toughest Mudder (WTM) finisher Jason Rulo, the inventor of the Neptune top and 2xWTM finisher S&S's Kelly William's (both on Alpha Racing Team), join 6x WTM finisher Evan Perperis to talk #WTM2019. Between the three you get a wide range of experiences including Jason who has run all but one of the races, Evan who ran just Las Vegas/ATL WTMs and Kelly who only has experience in Atlanta.
The three talk the good, the bad and the ugly including: obstacles on course, weather, future plans from TMHQ, how it compares to previous years, their race strategies, Evan's #allin strategy and, of course, finishes with some lesser known facts about each other. Kelly may have our favorite one of all time. Hakuna Matata!
Plus details on how to win a trip to Hannibal Race Kuwait!
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November 14, 2019
Earlier this year we interviewed hybrid athlete with an OCR background, Billy "The 100 Mile Slayer" Richards as he was starting his journey to set a world record. The plan was to run 42x100 mile races in a single calendar year. Evan catches up with him after pacing him for the last quarter of his 33rd 100 mile race of 2019 (his 10th in 10 weeks). Will he break the record before he breaks his body? Listen to the mindset, physicality and how he defies human endurance on the latest episode.
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Music provided by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush
November 7, 2019
Spartan Pro Jordon Buscemi talks about his season including overcoming injury as his first year as a Spartan Pro. Jordon talks Spartan World Championship in Tahoe, how he was able to race shirtless in the icy conditions and shares his thoughts on burpees. Joining Jordon is Conquer The Gauntlet Pro Team's Evan Perperis and co-host Ashley Samples. Ashley talks post-pregnancy training and Evan shares how he got sick at less than 24 hours before CTG Little Rock. The group shares some fun facts about Gladiators and sewing skills in addition to discussing Conquer The Gauntlet, KC Timber Challenge and The Hammer Race. Plus, a shout out to H&H Exteriors, Neptune, MudGear and BleggMits.
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Music provided by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush
October 29, 2019
You don't want to miss this episode because we announce the largest OCR Giveaway Ever!!! What is it? You are going to have to listen to find out.
Hannibal Race owner Amine Dib joins Evan to talk about his series including how he managed to put on events in Lebanon, Kuwait and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia but encountered insurmountable obstacles in India. Plus, Amine talks the future of Hannibal Race, his nearly 700km bike ride through the mountains of Lebanon to raise money for charity and his TV shows (which air on MTV Lebanon).
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