Today Hammer talks with Joe Forney who recently completed his 300th Spartan in only 6 years at the Seattle Beast. Joe talks about what got him into Spartan, his own personal transition in weight loss, and the challenge from Joe De Sena that helped him to 300 Spartan Races completed. Joe and Kyle also discuss the “Tortoise” and how it relates to the BeastNet Team.
Today Pretty Mike sits down with Charizo AKA Charissa Martin. And Mayhem ensues, they talk about Tahoe, Seattle, Spartan the Gym they go to. It is pure fun so sit back and enjoy.
Today Pretty Mike talks with Janell Endo about the recent Firefighter Fit Lightning module. How the event went, how the cadre Kyoul Cha was and how he differs from others that punish you just to punish you. Mike and Janell talk about why you should do another event with Kyoul when he comes back. They also talk about Beast Breaker 2019, what it is, how previous years were, and how anyone can do it. Mike talks about his new gym, NW Fit Co, and his goals for the 2019 Seattle Marathon. Janell and Mike talk about other future events and recap parts of the GoRuck Star Course.
Today Pretty Mike Talks with Erika Bogan about her first year of OCR, Erika has overcome great adversity to just to get on the course and with her team from more heart then scars she will be finishing her first trifecta shortly and just officially announced she will be taking on Mt. Kilimanjaro in 2020. Erika is a former Ms Wheelchair America and now a Spartan Athlete.
This week Hammer talks with Asley Snitzer, fresh off the mountains of Tahoe. They discuss what got her into OCR, her race at Tahoe, and Tough Mudder. Ashley talks about her major body transformation of over 250# on her 5’3″ frame to her current race conditioning. They also have a long talk about gear and her love of Human Octane apparel, VJ Shoes, and why you should wear them.
Today Hammer talks with Melissa Joyal from Canada. They discuss what got her into OCR including the accident that almost kept her from ever running in her adult life. Mel asks questions of Kyle on where he find his grit when the going gets tough and talks about her toolbox that she draws from on races. They talk about Rugged manic, Beasts OCR, also running in a group versus alone. This is a longer episode, but listen to the end as they top it off today’s episode with a descriptive review of the Tahoe WC Spartan race.
The October Beast Report highlights Jonathan Butler! Jonathan is always a pleasure to see at the Beast tent and on the course. He’s an OCR athlete and runner who recently completed a Ragnar and plans to earn 5 Spartan trifectas next year. He’s working on his hugs (see Q and A #2…he..he), so make sure and help him out when you see him on the course!
This month Kim talks with Beasts OCR member Jonathan Butler.
On today’s episode Charity Fick and Pretty Mike discuss running Mike’s first Tough Mudder. Lot’s of discussion about the Electroshock Therapy and how Mike got over his fears and helped a fellow Beast through it. They also discuss Spartan, Bonefrog,
This week Mike talks with Trentyn Good about his recent First place Age Group finish in the Hawaii Ultra. They also discuss Wrestling, what got Trentyn into OCR and his future plans to complete the Beasts OCR Cascadian Beast Challenge, Which he did shortly after this episode was recorded.