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Podcast Spotlight – The World’s Toughest Podcast

By |April 6th, 2018|

As you hit play on the first episode, you hear the voice of Will Hicks and his tagline for the show This is the World's Toughest Podcast, Where we talk about any Obstacle Course Race you'd like, as long as it is World's Toughest Mudder".

  • Deanna Brasz

Badass Women of OCR – Deanna Brasz

By |April 4th, 2018|

Deanna Brasz is truly a Badass Woman of OCR in my eyes. In 2017, she ran 10 Tougher Mudders, with 7 podium finishes and 4 first place finishes. If that wasn't bad ass enough, three times last year she ran Tougher Mudder on Saturday morning, and then Toughest Mudder 8 hour event the same night.

Badass Women of OCR – Jessika Poppe

By |March 28th, 2018|

In life, often we feel that things should go in one direction, but a life event opens our eyes and leads us along a new path.  In Jessika Poppe's case, this was very true. Initially, she wanted to be a nurse, but after the loss of her Grandparents she realized instead of treating the sick, she wanted to help people live healthy and happy lives.

Badass Women of OCR – Sarah Horsburgh

By |March 21st, 2018|

In the OCR community, we all come from a variety of backgrounds, families and well lifestyles. Sarah Horsburgh is no exception. This 31-year-old single parent chooses to embrace a healthy lifestyle with her family. Taking her love of fitness and lifestyle to the next level, Sarah created the Sharklife Obstacle course race - a course designed for kids by kids.

Badass Women of OCR – Kim DeVoss

By |March 14th, 2018|

In our OCR community at large, everyone has a story to tell. The stories from members of our community most often contain the reason why they signed up for their first race, and continue to keep going when times are tough.  Kim DeVoss suffered two back to back tragedies in her life, Tough Mudder brought her back to life, out of the darkness.

  • Adriane Alvord

Badass Women of OCR – Adriane Alvord

By |March 7th, 2018|

I first learned about Adriane Alvord on the World's Toughest Podcast. Listening to her story, I got emotional. Here was a survivor of domestic abuse who was able to use OCR and racing as a way to survive, and feels alive again in her own life. She was able to get out of a truly awful situation in life and has become an OCR force of nature. 

Badass Women of OCR – Heather Bode

By |February 28th, 2018|

I first heard about Heather Bode through the Overcome and Run Podcast I was listening to on the way to work one morning. As an OCR racer, I found it quite interesting to hear the take on everything OCR from a husband and wife team.

Badass Women of OCR – Candice McKnight

By |February 21st, 2018|

Candice McKnight is a Badass Woman in OCR as she has embraced change, constantly faces her fears, and is pushing herself to do more and be more. She has come so far in her health journey, and I am excited to share her story with you all.

Badass Women of OCR – Rachael George

By |February 7th, 2018|

Rachael George’s story is one of triumph and courage. She decided to make a huge life-changing decision and have weight loss surgery. From that point, she signed up for her first Tough Mudder in November of 2015 and hasn’t looked back since

  • Michelle Ford

Badass Women of OCR – Michelle Ford

By |January 31st, 2018|

Michelle Ford is a true inspiration to us all. I watched in November as she came in third place at World's Toughest Mudder. The entire time that I saw her on the live footage she was smiling, happy and looked like she was having a great time. It was her positive and genuine spirit that made me want to feature her in this article series - not to mention the fact that she is a genuine badass.

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