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From the livestream home of Spartan, Tough Mudder, DEKA, and the OCR World Championships, this is The OCR Report Podcast.

The go-to source in the sport for informative and professional interviews about Obstacle Course Racing and Hybrid Fitness Racing.

From the home of World’s Toughest Podcast, Obstacle Running Adventures, OCR Talk, and Nitty Gritty Training: The first podcast to focus exclusively on the Elite Racing SPORT of Obstacle Course Racing. Each week we talk about the latest results from Spartan Race, Tough Mudder, and other elite OCRs.

Who won? Who lost? And what does that mean for next week’s race? Join us on The OCR Report Podcast.

The OCR Report Will Hicks

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    • 4.8 • 51 Ratings

From the livestream home of Spartan, Tough Mudder, DEKA, and the OCR World Championships, this is The OCR Report Podcast.

The go-to source in the sport for informative and professional interviews about Obstacle Course Racing and Hybrid Fitness Racing.

From the home of World’s Toughest Podcast, Obstacle Running Adventures, OCR Talk, and Nitty Gritty Training: The first podcast to focus exclusively on the Elite Racing SPORT of Obstacle Course Racing. Each week we talk about the latest results from Spartan Race, Tough Mudder, and other elite OCRs.

Who won? Who lost? And what does that mean for next week’s race? Join us on The OCR Report Podcast.

    Joe De Sena: Spartan School, The Olympics, and Death

    Joe De Sena: Spartan School, The Olympics, and Death

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    Joe De Sena is the President of Spartan. 
    Joe joins Will Hicks to talk about Spartan School through 2Hr Learning. While they were talking, OCR in the Olympics came up, and they wrapped up with a story from Joe about how he used to wait for the school bus at a local funeral home where he saw a new dead body every. single. day.
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    • 34 min
    DEKA Norcal and Rules Update With Yancy Culp

    DEKA Norcal and Rules Update With Yancy Culp

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    This past weekend there was controversy at the finish line of DEKA Norcal. The Director of DEKA, Yancy Culp joins us to talk about the finish line and the resulting updates to the DEKA Rule Book.
    The OCR Report is the official live stream home of DEKA. You can watch the full race only on The OCR Report YouTube channel.
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    • 1 hr 3 min
    Nicole Mericle on Double Sand Bags and Mental Health

    Nicole Mericle on Double Sand Bags and Mental Health

    Are you an OCR Report Member yet? For less than $5 a month you can support the sport we love. We are on the way to our first 2,000 members. Join us today!
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    Nicole Mericle is four-time OCR World Champion. After a two-year recovery from injury, she won the first race in the 2023 Spartan North American Elite Series last month and 3rd Place at DEKA Anaheim a few weeks ago.
    This past weekend Nicole finished 6th at the second race in the Spartan NAES, in Big Bear California. After making it through the two preliminary heats and qualifying for the finals, Nicole did not participate in the final 3k race.
    There has been a lot of chatter online about why Nicole did not race in the Big Bear Finals. She joins The OCR Report Podcast to set the record straight. 
    Nicole is sponsored by Sur PhytoPerformance, Pro-Tec Athletics, and Honey Stinger.
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    • 55 min
    Veejay Jones: 2023 is for OCR. 2024 is for Fitness Racing

    Veejay Jones: 2023 is for OCR. 2024 is for Fitness Racing

    Are you an OCR Report Member yet? For less than $5 a month you can support the sport we love. We are on the way to our first 2,000 members. Join us today!
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    Veejay Jones is a two-time OCRWC World Champion in the 3k Division. He won the first race in the 2023 Spartan North American Elite Series and this past weekend he won the 4th race in the 2023 DEKA Series, at Socal.
    Veejay joins the show to talk about those two big wins and his race plans for the rest of 2023. He also shares some surprising news about his race plans for 2024.
    Veejay opens up about his competitive nature and how he wrestles with whether that hyper-competitiveness is a good or bad thing.
    Veejay is sponsored by Venga CBD.
    You can watch Veejay win DEKA Socal and Spartan Palm Beach on The OCR Report YouTube channel.
    DEKA Socal Livestream only on The OCR Report
     
    Spartan Palm Beach 3k Livestream only on The OCR Report
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    • 1 hr 4 min
    Spartan Games Season Two: Behind the Scenes with Spartan Head of Media Christine De La Rosa-Stotz

    Spartan Games Season Two: Behind the Scenes with Spartan Head of Media Christine De La Rosa-Stotz

    Spartan Games Season Two debuts on March 24th! Christine De La Rosa-Stotz is the Head of Media for Spartan and joins us for a behind-the-scenes look.
    Christine tells us about how they made the decision to bring back Spartan Games, what we can expect from Season Two, and "What about Spartan Games Season Three?".
    Episode One of Season Two of Spartan Games debuts on March 24th. You can watch on Outside TV, Spartan TV, and Spartan's YouTube Channel.
    Be sure to follow The OCR Report on Instagram for Spartan Games results, recaps, and interviews.
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    • 33 min
    Spartan Ultra World Champ Rea Kolbl Wants You To Run With Her In Slovenia

    Spartan Ultra World Champ Rea Kolbl Wants You To Run With Her In Slovenia

    Rea Kolbl is the two-time defending Spartan Ultra World Champion. She also won World's Toughest Mudder twice and is tied for the women's record with most miles at a WTM with 90 miles.
    Rea grew up in Slovenia. She moved away when she was 19 but still visits her family regularly. Last year Spartan held their first race in Slovenia and they will be back for a Trifecta weekend May 21-22, 2022 in Kranjska Gore, Slovenia. Rea is hosting a small group of Spartan runners for the week before the race on a guided tour of Rea's favorite spots in the country leading up to race weekend.
    The cost of the trip is €2,000 euros, or about $2,200 US. That investment includes everything except airfare and daily lunches. If you would like to be a part of the trip, reach out to Rea on her Instagram page at @reakolbl
    Rea and Will talk about Slovenia, Rea's Olympic dreams in SkiMo (Ski Mountaineering) and her thoughts on Russia's war against Ukraine.
    Rea is sponsored by Spring Energy, Ascent Protein, onX Backcountry and Dynafit. You can follow her on Instagram at @reakolbl.
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    • 21 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
51 Ratings

51 Ratings

Ecolleran ,

Great podcast

Always love listening to Will when I'm out in the trails. He makes me laugh and his interviews with the elites are very informative and entertaining.

ScottDoherty ,

Not clean

The rating said clean, but it is not. Not a podcast to listen to with the family

2022FV ,

Stick to the interviews

The into stuff is like nails on a chalkboard. Leave it out and just stick to the good stuff…the interviews.

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