Norm Koch

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Norm Koch

On today’s show we speak with Norm Koch. Norm recently left Spartan Race after 6 years. We talk to him about:

  • His career prior to OCR
  • His early days an obstacle racer and Death Racer
  • Why he left Spartan Race
  • His thoughts on the industry as a whole
  • Much more.

Todays Podcast is sponsored by:

BattleGrounds – May 20th and Sept 23, 2017. Use code ORM10 for $10 off registration.

Show Notes:

Bermuda Triple Challenge – ORM Video coming soon!

Norm’s first appearance on this show – Episode 16 from 2012.

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World’s Toughest Podcast

NE Spahtens Podcast

Dirt In Your Skirt Podcast

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USAOCR with Tim Sinnett

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Tim Sinnett USAOCR

On today’s show we talk with Tim Sinnett. You may know Tim as The Race Sherpa and/or as husband of OCR athlete Rose Wetzel. He recently became a member of the media committee for USAOCR.  On this episode, we attempt to answer (among other things) what USAOCR is, what this first event in Miami is all about, how OCR may get into the olympics, and how you can get involved.
Todays Podcast is sponsored by:

Obstacle Guard – Code ORM gets you 10% off all orders in the U.S.

Show Notes:

Race Sherpa OCR – Facebook page.

Sports Illustrated article – Referenced in this podcast.

USAOCR.org – Homepage and how you can you can run for a seat on the Board of Directors.

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Tough, Tougher, Toughest

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Toughest Mudder

On today’s episode, we welcome Nolan Kombol, Senior Director of Product from TMHQ back to the show. We clear up a lot of confusion on the new Tough Mudder 5k and the Tough Mudder Competitive Series.

Bonus Preview Track : First verse of Keith Allen’s latest jam.

Todays Podcast is sponsored by:

Human Octane – Demolish barriers with f#cking awesome OCR apparel.

Udder Mud Run – Use code ORM for $10 off this race that takes place August 5, 2017.

Show Notes:

A little more on the TM Competitive Series

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Cerebrun – Lessons From An OCR Failure

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Cerebrun Photo

Back in early 2012, Jeff Neal has a genius idea to put on an obstacle race and make millions, or at least thousands. Tough Mudder, Spartan, and Warrior Dash were printing money as far as he could tell, so how hard could it be? We dive into all that went wrong, and some that went right in this history lesson in OCR.

Todays Podcast is sponsored by:

Savage Race : New obstacles, new locations, new syndicate medal. Check them out at Savage Race.com

Buff USA: BUFF® is offering 15% off your next purchase at buffusa.com. Just use the code “ORM”

Show Notes:

Jeff’s blog where he lays it all out.

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USOCR Championships with Adrian Bijanada

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US OCR Championships

On today’s show we talk to Adrian Bijanada about his new baby the U.S. OCR Championships. Adrian and his company have been producing the USOCR World Championships since 2014. This is the first “secondary” event he and his team have created.

We also get to hear about Matt’s recent incarceration.
Todays Podcast is sponsored by:

Udder Mud Run – Use code ORM for $10 off this race that takes place August 5, 2017.

Obstacle Guard – Code ORM gets you 10% off all orders in the U.S.

Show Notes:

Look back on OCRWC beginnings in this Dec 2013 article.

That fateful run last Friday on Strava.

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Ryan Kent and Logan Nagle from The Selection

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Episode 222

On today’s show, we bring you two more finishers from the TV show “The Selection”. Ryan Kent and Logan Nagle talk about their experiences before, during and after the filming including some behind the scenes talk never heard before.
Todays Podcast is sponsored by:

Savage Race : New obstacles, new locations, new syndicate medal. Check them out at Savage Race.com

Show Notes:

Previous Selection Podcast with Christian Griffith

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