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Episode 62 Hunter Gatherer Preview and Mud Endeavor Recap

Episode 62 Hunter Gatherer Preview and Mud Endeavor Recap

Aug 15, 2013

Inspired by the demise of Hero Rush and the outcries on facebook that followed, I begin this episode talking about what a scam is or isn’t. I then play an interview with Randy Yolo of Mud Endeavor. Randy puts on small, local, high quality, obstacle races with great success. We talk about how simple doesn’t mean easy in OCR and how you can build a...

Episode 61 Death Race III and Joe DeSena talks Spartan Rash

Episode 61 Death Race III and Joe DeSena talks Spartan Rash

Aug 6, 2013

The interviews in this episode kick off with a short call I had with Joe DeSena. He talks about the recent “Spartan Rash” that occurred at the recent Spartan Race in Illinois. He also talks about a TV show in the works for NBC. I then, sort of, beg for a job. Next, I speak with 3 2013 Summer Death Race finishers. Amelia Boone, Olof Dallner, and Pete...

Episode 60 Jason Pittman

Episode 60 Jason Pittman

Aug 6, 2013

(Episode 60) I met Jason Pittman earlier this year through a mutual friend, and we decided to go for an early morning run. I was surprised to discover that Jason had spent the last 15 years working in the Atlanta rock and hip-hop scene. He produced, managed and booked everyone imaginable. His list of heavy hitters includes: Lil John, Bone Crusher, Ying Yang...

Episode 59 UQuest, Alpha Warrior, and Shale Hill Adventure

Episode 59 UQuest, Alpha Warrior, and Shale Hill Adventure

Jul 24, 2013

In today’s episode, we interview folks from 3 very different events. UQuest is part scavenger hunt, part scavenger hunt, part unknown. Matt spoke with Anthony Murph, founder, and Steph Dennis, event director in their Atlanta office. Alex ThunderDart Martin, in his first assignment as West Coast Ops, interviews some people behind Alpha Warrior. He sat down...

Episode 58 2013 Summer Death Race Part II

Episode 58 2013 Summer Death Race Part II

Jul 19, 2013

Part Two picks up on Friday evening June 21. We begin with Andy Weinberg speaking to the familes and crew members shortly after the athletes were sent off to build the “Stairway to Heaven”.  As we continue on, we give you a sneak peek inside the mind of Joe Desena as we followed him around as much as possible. You’ll hear how he deals with the...