Wed, 22 November 2017
The OCR World Championships released breaking news at 8:00am this morning. OCRWC is disqualifying a 2017 participant due to "violating anti-doping policy". Ryan Woods becomes the first OCR competitor in history to be DQ'd at any obstacle race for this reason.
You can read the complete OCRWC article here which includes a response statement from Ryan Woods.
Ryan's 3rd place, 15k finish is off the record books for OCRWC 2017. In addition, his team had won the OCRWC Sunday team relay. That team of Woods, Ryan Atkins and Hunter McIntyre, is now also disqualified.
We got a hold of both of Ryan's teammates as soon as possible.
Ryan Atkins told us:
We reached Hunter McIntyre via text who said:
The podcast episode below is an in-depth conversation with Ryan Woods recorded just a few hours ago. Adrian Bijanada, head of OCRWC, also made himself available to answer a few questions. You can hear those conversations by clicking on the link below or Itunes link above.
**Update - I also reached out to both Spartan Race and Tough Mudder to find out if this affects any past results or future participation for Mr. Woods. Neither were able to comment on the record at this time.
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Fri, 17 November 2017
Nolan Kombol is the Senior Director of Product at Tough Mudder. This means for everything World's Toughest Mudder, the buck stops with him.
We welcome Nolan back to the show to talk about:
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Thu, 16 November 2017
This is ORM's 6th year of World's Toughest Mudder podcast coverage!
In part one, live from the pit on Friday, we talk to 2016 Champ Trevor Cichosz, Tyler Nash, Allison Tai, and Logan Nagle.
We then have some Monday (post race) chats with Deanna Blegg, Amanda Steidle from Turbo Superfoods, Team US-Eh (Kristopher Mendoza, Austin Azar, Mark Woodpile Jones, and Miguel Medina), and your 2017 Female World's Toughest Mudder Rea Kobl.
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Thu, 9 November 2017
Pete came back to talk to us about running Western States for the 2nd year in a row. He was also prepping to then go do Leadville and the UTMB. For those that know Ultras, you are like "NO WAY! That is super bad ass!"
For those that don't know Ultras, prepare to learn a lot.
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Wed, 1 November 2017
Spartan Race's Director of Sport Joe Di comes on the program to discuss big topics in the future of Spartan:
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