Join us as we talk to some of the biggest names and most intriguing characters in Obstacle Course Racing, ahead of this year’s World Championship in Vermont.
Episode Seven - Amie "Live Wire"
Known for her endurance performances, Amie "Live Wire" Jacobs is a familiar and loved face on both the UK and US OCR scenes. Amie has been forced to take a break from training and competing after suffering twice from Covid, multiple complications, and the lasting effects of long covid.
Opening up fully for the first time after receiving bullying messages online when she shared she was ill, Amie talks us through the reality of the virus, and how no matter how strong or fit you are, it can still floor you and have devastating effects.
Episode Six - Matt B. Davis
Chances are, if you've ever watched, listened to, or read about any obstacle course event, Matt B. Davis of Obstacle Racing Media has had something to do with it.
With humour, determination, and sheer hard work Matt has become known as the top tier of media in OCR, and for very good reason. I wanted to find out more about why he decided to get into media, his background, and how he feels about racing.
Episode Five - Veejay Jones
Who is Veejay Jones and where did he come from? Now a name popping up at the top of podiums across the States, Veejay Jones made a rapid rise to success in obstacle course racing.
Join us to find out more about his journey into OCR, his goals, training, and thoughts on the current landscape of the sport.
Episode Four - Rebecca Hammond
With a background in competitive running and a passion for cross-training, Rebecca Hammond took the leap into OCR and was soon wiping out the competition. With her easy smile and open attitude, she fast became a much-loved regular on the OCR scene.
Behind the scenes, she was also working towards completing her medical degree and has now taken another leap; this time into Psychiatry.
I talk to her about her athletic history and plans, what she sees for her future in the sport, and we delve into the human mind and mental health.
Episode Three - Libbie Joyce
With athletes like 13-year-old Libbie Joyce, the future of OCR looks bright.
Join us as we discuss how she got started in OCR, what kept her there, and some of her biggest achievements, which I promise will blow you away!
With an introduction and special announcement from the founder of the OCR World Championships, Adrian Bijanada.
Episode Two - Leon Kofoed
In Episode two of the OCRWC podcast I chatted with Leon Kofoed, a Danish racer who has been making waves on the OCR scene, with big plans for the future.
After a recent accident left him with a severe leg injury, we talk about healing, hopes, and alternative training.
Despite being a beacon of positivity, Leon has overcome a lot of battles in his life, we explore these and how to handle grief and self care.
Warning, strong language is used in this episode.