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Strength & Speed OCR: Obstacle Course Racing Lessons From Other Sports

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Strength & Speed is an Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) focused podcast hosted by Conquer The Gauntlet Pro Team and S&S owner Evan Perperis. He interviews athletes from the OCR world as well as bringing in outside lessons learned from other sports to develop the skills needed for success. To learn more check out his books available at www.TeamStrengthSpeed.com Continue Reading >>
Strength & Speed is an Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) focused podcast hosted by Conquer The Gauntlet Pro Team and S&S owner Evan Perperis. He interviews athletes from the OCR world as well as bringing in outside lessons learned from other sports to develop the skills needed for success. To learn more check out his books available at www.TeamStrengthSpeed.com << Show Less
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Toughest Central: Jenny Overstreet, Akash Garg & Phil Hucke Women's Champion from Toughest Central (Indianapolis) and Mudgear - Battle of the Lions Pro Jenny Overstreet jumps on to share her experience at the race.  Plus, Evan's 2 of 3 Evan's Strength & Speed teammates 4x Toughest Mudder podium finisher (3x Team, 1xIndividual) Akash Garg and ANW competitor Phil Hucke join to talk about what they thought of the event.
 
Pick up a copy of the Ultra-OCR Bible here: https://www.teamstrengthspeed.com/ultra-ocr-bible
Watch the OCR Everest documentary here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yH0snwDEbF4&t=2s
 
Episode brought to you by HYLETE providing great pre/intra/post race apparel and bags for OCR.
Music provided by Dino Sinos
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Toughest Central: Jenny Overstreet, Akash Garg & Phil Hucke Women's Champion from Toughest Central (Indianapolis) and Mudgear - Battle of the Lions Pro Jenny Overstreet jumps on to share her experience at the race.  Plus, Evan's 2 of 3 Evan's Strength & Speed teammates 4x Toughest Mudder podium finisher (3x Team, 1xIndividual) Akash Garg and ANW competitor Phil Hucke join to talk about what they thought of the event.
 
Pick up a copy of the Ultra-OCR Bible here: https://www.teamstrengthspeed.com/ultra-ocr-bible
Watch the OCR Everest documentary here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yH0snwDEbF4&t=2s
 
Episode brought to you by HYLETE providing great pre/intra/post race apparel and bags for OCR.
Music provided by Dino Sinos
Mythic Race & Leaky Hourglass Ultra Two amazing guests:
1. Our beer drinking ultra-runner (and newly engaged) Gary Shaw joins the group to talk about his 24x24x24 record (24 beers, 24 miles, under 24 hours) and then explains what makes the Leaky Hourglass Ultra such a unique event with unique participant swag. (Plus a shout out to Squirrel's Nut Butter.)
Leaky Hourglass Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/LeakyHourglassUltra
2. Former Pro track athlete that was sponsored by Brooks and physical therapist, William Shell joins the group to talk about Mythic Race.  The 5k and 5 hour option with some of the most unique obstacles in the sport. 
Mythic Race Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/Mythic-Race-101941148527352
 
OCR Everest Documentary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yH0snwDEbF4&t=22s
Infinite Hero Fundraiser: https://www.gofundme.com/f/ocr-everest-2022-inifinite-hero-foundation
Strength & Speed Patreon: www.patreon.com/ultraocrman
Optimize Yourself Podcast Link: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/ep183-pushing-yourself-to-your-limits-when-quitting/id1276450332?i=1000568881088
 
Episode brought to you by Volition Chiropractic, if you're passing through KC, stop by an OCR athlete and professional for the best treatment around: https://volitionchiropractic.com/
Music provided by Dino Sinos
European OCR Championship & World Ninja Finals Pros Doug Snyder and Lisa Nondorf have been traveling the world for you exploring top level Obstacle Course Racing.  The first half of the episode talks about the European OCR Championships (not affiliated with OCRWC), a race that was once deemed "too hard" by OCR world champions.  Doug & Lisa share their experience, the unique rules and how it went.  Plus, they both recently competed in National Ninja League (now World Ninja League) World Championship and provide their thoughts on that unique event. 
 
OCR Everest Documentary: https://youtu.be/yH0snwDEbF4
Infinite Hero Donation Link: https://www.gofundme.com/f/ocr-everest-2022-inifinite-hero-foundation
Patreon for Strength & Speed: https://www.patreon.com/ultraocrman
 
Episode brought to you by Race Ready Obstacles, making the best OCR grips for events like Battle of the Lions, OCRWC and Indian Mud Run.
Music by Dino Sinos
Earning 8 Black Belts with Tiga Tactics Conrad Bui Tiga Tactics co-owner/co-founder Conrad Bui knows a thing or two about hard work, consistency, discipline and persistence.  Dr. Conrad, a chiropractor during the day, has earned the equivalent of eight black belts (most with multiple degrees) in eight different disciplines including the bladed art of Pentjak Silat Serak, Karate, Tae Kwon Do, Kali, Jeet Kune Do and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.  Evan and Conrad talk about lessons from the martial arts world that apply not only to Obstacle Course Racing but life in general. 
 
Learn more about Tiga Tactics here: www.tigatactics.com
Use code: strengthandspeed to save 50% off their online courses
 
Donate to OCR Everest Here: https://www.facebook.com/donate/2013132918894760/
Watch the OCR Everest Documentary here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yH0snwDEbF4&list=PLKO9J1SYSXoOkUJbPGrjYLWE1igol--De&index=2&t=7s
 
Episode brought to you by Yolked, use code Strength20 to save on every order from www.Yolked.com
Music by Dino Sinos
OCR Everest: Dirty Mike & The Boys After 30+ hours of being awake and pacing Evan up the mountain for OCR Everest challenge at Tough Mudder New England, the crew sits down to talk.  Episode includes filmmaker Bobby Ross, Evan's dad Terry and pacer Daniel Leonard.  The crew talks challenges, unforeseen problems, inside jokes, TMHQ and all things from this year's charity event which had Evan climbing the height of Everest 29,029+ feet while at Stratton Vermont to raise money for Infinite Hero Foundation (mental and physical support for veterans).
 
Donate here: https://www.gofundme.com/f/ocr-everest-2022-inifinite-hero-foundation?utm_campaign=p_cf+share-flow-1&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_source=customer
Or donate here: https://www.facebook.com/donate/2013132918894760/
 
Learn more about Infinite Hero here: https://www.infinitehero.org/
Learn more about Ultra-OCR Man: https://www.teamstrengthspeed.com/ultra-ocr-man-2
Learn more about Bobby Ross: https://www.bobbyross.film/
 
Music by Dino Sinos
The Unholy Grail with Obstacle Athletics Cody James Milne Cody James Milne has been involved in OCR since 2013 running everything from Spartan 5ks to FIT Challenge, World's Toughest Mudder and Spartan Ultra Iceland.  He recently took on the "Unholy Grail" a Tough Mudder weekend packed with almost every race distance they offer crammed into two days.  Evan and Cody talk Toughest Mudder Philly 2022, The Unholy Grail, Obstacle Athletics gym in Long Island, FIT Challenge and finally Cody shares a surprising secret in common with Evan.
 
Donate/Details for OCR Everest: https://www.teamstrengthspeed.com/ocr-everest-2022
Obstacle Running Adventures Link: https://player.fm/series/obstacle-running-adventures/ep-282-matthew-gill-on-newbsanitys-mud-gauntlet-savage-series-and-toughest-mudder-philly
On Endurance Book: https://www.teamstrengthspeed.com/on-endurance
Walking in Staten Music Video (SNL): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W62Vmju18Vw
 
Cody Social Links: https://www.facebook.com/cody.milne
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crusadercody/
 
Episode brought to you by Hyperwear, use code HYPE15 to save 15% from www.hyperwear.com
Music provided by Dino Sinos
Quadrapeligic Veteran Richard Carson & Overcoming Obstacles Infinite Hero Foundation beneficiary Richard Carson joins Evan on the podcast to talk about two serious injuries (one an IED in Afghanistan and a car accident) that left him as a quadriplegic.  He recently attended Tough Mudder's Infinite Hero Honor Challenge in College Station TX where he shared some of his experiences with the participants at the venue. 
 
For more details on OCR Everest go here: https://www.teamstrengthspeed.com/ocr-everest-2022
To donate to Infinite Hero: https://www.gofundme.com/f/ocr-everest-2022-inifinite-hero-foundation?utm_source=customer&utm_medium=copy_link&utm_campaign=p_cf+share-flow-1
For details on the Ultra-OCR Man: From Special Forces Soldier to Record Setting OCR Athlete: https://www.teamstrengthspeed.com/ultra-ocr-man
For details regarding On Endurance: https://www.teamstrengthspeed.com/on-endurance
 
Music provided by Dino Sinos
OCR Everest, Infinite Hero, GoRuck & OCR News Evan jumps back into an episode sharing why he's been absent he talks Tough Mudder's Infinite Hero Honor Challenge, how the Navy SEAL o course compares to Special Forces/Ranger/Air Assault, updates from Hannibal Race, his new book On Endurance details, his opinions on GoRuck Games, Mythic Race shout out and more. 
Plus, a announcement for 2022's charity event OCR Everest taking place at Tough Mudder New England June 4-5, 2022.  Come out and pace, donate to the cause or join the virtual event. 
Details here: https://www.teamstrengthspeed.com/ocr-everest-2022
Pick up a copy of On Endurance here:
 
Episode brought to you by Hyperwear, use code HYPE15 to save 15% off your order.
Music provided by Dino Sinos
Crazy Town’s Guitarist Elias Tannous & Mastering Complex Skills Crazy Town's guitarist, Elias Tannous, is also a childhood friend of Strength & Speed owner Evan Perperis.  Elias joins the podcast to talk mastering complex skills, being persistent and how to deal with being a public personality.  Plus, Elias shares some childhood stories from a mutual friend, World's Toughest Mudder champion Stefanie Bishop.

 

Episode brought to you by MudGear, the best in OCR socks and apparel.

Music provided by Dino Sinos.  Check out his new songs from the album "Climb the Sky" now up on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCs41UzqhjMs7MJFM6oG8yzg
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