New Consummate Athlete Podcast with Ryan Atkins, Obstacle Racer and World Champ

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via Goproo3 on Flickr
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Ryan Atkins is an obstacle course racing superstar. His sport background is diverse including field sports, unicycle trials (!), cross-country running and XC mountain bike racing, which made talking to him an absolute blast. Peter has known him for a bunch of years, and we had so much fun catching up with him.

A few of the topics we go through (among a ton of others!)

  • OCR – Obstacle Course Riding
  • Training for multiple Disciplines
  • Training grip strength as the key to sport—so many sports and so many life activities are so influenced by ability to just hang on
  • Challenging fear of new experience
  • How to train for OCR, which is basically how to train to do any kind of athletics

Training with a partner who also competes (his soon-to-be-wife is also a superstar OCR racer, which makes training and racing even crazier)

Give it a listen!

And check out our other episodes here.

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