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Strength & Speed is an Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) focused podcast hosted by Conquer The Gauntlet Pro Team athletes Evan Perperis and Brenna Calvert. They interview athletes from the OCR world as well as bringing in outside lessons learned from other sports to develop the skills needed for success.

Strength & Speed Evan Perperis & Brenna Calvert

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Strength & Speed is an Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) focused podcast hosted by Conquer The Gauntlet Pro Team athletes Evan Perperis and Brenna Calvert. They interview athletes from the OCR world as well as bringing in outside lessons learned from other sports to develop the skills needed for success.

    Ep 120: Middle East OCR: Hannibal Race Kuwait & Spartan WC Opinions

    Ep 120: Middle East OCR: Hannibal Race Kuwait & Spartan WC Opinions

    Contest winner Daniel Leonard and podcast co-host Brenna "Red Beast" Calvert return from Hannibal Race Kuwait to share their experience with Evan.  New culture, Hannibal Race upgrades, OCR World Championships qualification and an international crowd made their 2nd annual race one to remember.  Then the crew talks about their opinion on Spartan World Championship moving to United Arab Emirates with some strong opinions on the situation.  Includes a shout out to Amine, Hiba, Fat Gripz and Stoke Shed.
    Donate to OCR America's fundraiser for Folds of Honor: https://www.facebook.com/donate/2552384038375902/
    Pick up a hard copy, digital or audio book of Ultra-OCR Man: From Special Forces Soldier to Record Setting Obstacle Course Racing Athlete here
    Episode brought to you by MudGear, the world's best OCR socks now have SeatShields, lifestyle t shirts and Shower Toga available on their website.
    Music provided by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush.

    • 1 hr 14 min
    Bonus 3: Gold Star Wife Colleen Katzenberger & Folds of Honor

    Bonus 3: Gold Star Wife Colleen Katzenberger & Folds of Honor

    Gold Star wife Colleen Katzenberger talks about the loss of her husband Jeremy Katzenberger in Afghanistan in 2011 while serving with Ranger Regiment (1/75).  She talks through the loss and what it has been like raising a growing boy as a single mom and wife of a fallen soldier along with how Folds of Honor has helped her.
    Donate to OCR America's fundraiser for Folds of Honor: https://www.facebook.com/donate/2552384038375902/
     
    Pick up a hard copy, digital or audio book of Ultra-OCR Man: From Special Forces Soldier to Record Setting Obstacle Course Racing Athlete here
    Music provided by Marc Capaldo of Madison Ambush

    • 41 min
    Ep. 119: OCR America 2, Day 8 KC Timber Challenge and Crew Discussion

    Ep. 119: OCR America 2, Day 8 KC Timber Challenge and Crew Discussion

    OCR America is finished ... or at least the physical challenge of it is! The fundraiser will continue for another month so be sure to donate, share our content, and listen to how it all ended! Michael Stefano from Obstacle Running Adventures podcast sits down with Bobby Ross from Stoke Shed, the tireless driver Jacob Stone, Evan's dad Terry Perperis, and the Ultra OCR Man himself to discuss how the last event went and some fun behind the scenes information about their journey together!
    Day 7 Stoke Shed Video
    OCR America Details
    Support Folds of Honor or Backside Support!
    Ultra-OCR Man Audio Book Link for Audible
     
    Episode brought to you by Obstacle Running Adventures and Stoke Shed, be sure to check out the incredible work that they put out!

    • 44 min
    Ep. 118: OCR America 2, Day 7 William and Evan's House

    Ep. 118: OCR America 2, Day 7 William and Evan's House

    Day 7 of OCR America is complete and we have arrived in Evan's home state! Today was a mix of locations as we needed to balance the 5 hour drive from Missouri to Kansas! Michael Stefano from Obstacle Running Adventures podcast talks to Evan while he is on his treadmill about how William Shell's course was, his own wife's views on these challenges, and how ready he is to be finished tomorrow! As of uploading this Evan still has 10 more miles on the treadmill and many more obstacles to do in his gym but as for this podcaster it's time for a solid 6 hours of sleep to prepare for the finale, day 8 at KC Timber Challenge in Bonner Springs, KS tomorrow!
    Day 6 Stoke Shed Video
    OCR America Details
    Support Folds of Honor or Backside Support!
    Ultra-OCR Man Audio Book Link for Audible
     
    Episode brought to you by Ororo Heated Apparel, stay warm on those windy cloudy days!

    • 11 min
    Ep. 117: OCR America 2, Day 6 Michelle Warnky's Movement Lab

    Ep. 117: OCR America 2, Day 6 Michelle Warnky's Movement Lab

    Day 6 of OCR America is complete and we are getting closer to Evan's home state! Today we had the chance to play around at Michelle Warnky's Movement Lab in Columbus, OH! Michael Stefano from Obstacle Running Adventures podcast asks Evan why completing obstacles here was one of his highlights of the trip, how he is fighting against his body's desire to sleep, and the way that he explained to his daughter why he has been away for so long! Now it's time for our 6 hour drive for day 7 at William Shell's obstacle course in Cape Girardeau, MO tomorrow!
    Day 5 Stoke Shed Video
    OCR America Details
    Support Folds of Honor or Backside Support!
    Ultra-OCR Man Audio Book Link for Audible
     
    Episode brought to you by Rock Tape, make sure you're able to patch yourself together to keep pushing through!

    • 11 min
    Ep. 116: OCR America 2, Day 5 Erie's OCR Battlegrounds

    Ep. 116: OCR America 2, Day 5 Erie's OCR Battlegrounds

    Day 5 of OCR America is complete so we are well on our way in the second half! We had the opportunity to run Erie's OCR Battlegrounds in Erie, PA! Michael Stefano from Obstacle Running Adventures interviews Evan about how the shortened course affected him mentally, who came out to pace almost the entire event, and how he was able to stay energized enough to take on his 5th marathon OCR! Now it is time to rest up for day 6 at Michelle Warnky's Movement Lab in Columbus, OH tomorrow!
    Day 4 Stoke Shed Video
    OCR America Details
    Support Folds of Honor or Backside Support!
    Ultra-OCR Man Audio Book Link for Audible
     
    Episode brought to you by Elite Ops Energy Strips, when you need an extra bit of energy to get through your challenges! Use code CTG10 for 10% off every order from www.EliteOpsEnergy.com

    • 12 min

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