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If you are a Student, Mentor or Parent wanting to know more about Robotics then this is the podcast for you!

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If you are a Student, Mentor or Parent wanting to know more about Robotics then this is the podcast for you!

    Episode #121 - Upcoming Season Changes with the Guys

    Episode #121 - Upcoming Season Changes with the Guys

    Episode Description -
    In this episode, some of our favorite guests join the podcast for a round table discussion on potential changes for the Replay of Infinite Recharge! They discuss potential impacts of COVID-19 on the season and how teams can prepare now for the upcoming season.

    Interviewees:
    Corey Walters - Team 2767
    Jon Uren - Team 1684
    Scott Stapp - Team 5084

    • 46 min
    Episode #120 - Chairman's Award with the LCRA!

    Episode #120 - Chairman's Award with the LCRA!

    In this episode, we have an all LCRA panel to discuss the Chairman's Award and how you can set up your team for success. With the COVID-19 Epidemic still upon us at the time of this recording we focus on robotics as a way to take our attention away from COVID-19 and focus on the highest honor in FIRST!

    Interviewees:
    Morgan Carstensen - Team 4776
    Camryn Ihrke - Team 3536
    Makalia and David Leclerc- Team 3707

    • 52 min
    Episode #119 - Infinite Recharge Week 2 - Lessons Learned Part Deux!

    Episode #119 - Infinite Recharge Week 2 - Lessons Learned Part Deux!

    Episode Description -
    In this episode, with Week 2 of the Infinite Recharge Season in the books the panel discusses the lessons they have learned from competing in the first 2 weeks of the season. Park, from Team 5460, tells us how StrikeZone is getting prepared for Week 4 and what they have learned by watching the teams in Weeks 1 and 2. The COVID-19, also known and the Corona Virus, is discussed and impact thus far on the season.

    Interviewees:
    Chris Purdy - Team 3534
    Jon Uren - Team 1684
    Jake Hawley- Team 7211
    Parker Duncan - Team 5460

    • 57 min
    RoboZone Episode #118 - Infinite Recharge Lessons Learned from Week 1

    RoboZone Episode #118 - Infinite Recharge Lessons Learned from Week 1

    RoboZone Episode #118 - Infinite Recharge Lessons Learned from Week 1

    In this episode, I speak with Kyle, Cory, Clinton and Brandi about their experiences from Week 1 of the Infinite Recharge Competitive Season. Team Rush and the EngiNERDS formed a formidable alliance which won Blue Banners from Kettering 1 and provide their input on strategies that were used to accomplish their Win! We also discuss in detail the impact thus far from the "No Bag Rule". With Team 2767 and 2337 prepping for Week 2 in St Joesph District event Cory, Clinton and Brandi inform us how they are preparing for a quick turn around from Week 1 to Week 2.

    Interview Participant:
    Kyle Hughes - Team 27
    Cory Walters - Team 2767
    Clinton and Brandi Bolinger - Team 2337

    • 59 min
    Episode #117 - Catching up with Ruth from AndyMark - Pre-Week 1

    Episode #117 - Catching up with Ruth from AndyMark - Pre-Week 1

    In this episode I speak with Ruth Toomey from Andrmark. Not only does Ruth work for AndyMark, she also mentors two FRC teams, is a TV host, FIRST Volunteer and food expert. Ruth provides how things are running at AndyMark and their efforts to get the last minute needs for teams competing now that the Infinite Recharge competitive season is starting. She also provides some details on the Adopt-A-Engineer program that AndyMark provides to a couple lucky teams!

    Interview Participant:
    Ruth Toomey - AndyMark

    • 39 min
    Episode #116 - Build Week 5 with Metal Muscle and a FridgeBot

    Episode #116 - Build Week 5 with Metal Muscle and a FridgeBot

    Episode Description -
    In this episode, we speak with the Don Ridge from Team 1506 Metal Muscle out of Kettering University and Scott Stapp from Team 5084 Team FridgeBot out of Corunna Michigan.

    Don, Scott and I chat about the Infinite Recharge Game, where they are in their builds for this season and how the "No Bag Rule" can impact a team thus far in the build season leading up to Week 1 of Infinite Recharge. Parker Duncan won our t-shirt giveaway from last week but you have to listen to see what the awesome giveaway is for this week!

    Interview -
    Don Ridge - Team 1506
    Scott Stapp - Team 5084

    • 42 min

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