Team MudGear Blog

Tiffany Palmer

Since earning a podium finish at her first ever Spartan Race, Tiffany Palmer has become a respected racer and trainer who has led the pack at dozens of Spartan, Savage and OCRWC races including traveling to London in 2018 to represent Team MudGear.

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February 27 2019, 0 Comments

Tia Reagan

Tia began running competitively in high school and immediately developed a passion for the sport. Her success led her to train with an Olympic Development team sponsored by Adidas in Austin, Texas. Tia focused on the 5000 meters and 10,000 meters. She has a 5k PR of 15:47 and a 10k PR of 33:15. Tia is excited about her transition from the roads and track to obstacle course racing.

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February 27 2019, 0 Comments

Ryan Kent

Ryan Kent has won over 30 elite Spartan Races and has proven to be one of the most versatile athletes in the sport. Whether competing in a 13 mile Spartan Beast or a 3 mile Stadium Sprint, Ryan enjoys all of it and quite often finds himself on the podium.

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February 26 2019, 0 Comments

Rebecca Hammond

Rebecca Hammond entered the OCR world in March 2018 and shocked the everyone with second place finishes at Spartan North American Championships, Spartan World Championships and OCR 3k World Champs. Now in her sophomore season, Hammond has quickly evolved from "dark horse" to crowd favorite.

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February 26 2019, 0 Comments

Rea Kolbl

Rea Kolbl discovered OCR in 2016 as a perfect blend of her childhood obsession with sports and adult passion for trail-running. She quickly established herself as an elite competitor and acquired many of the sport's highest honors and most coveted victories.

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February 26 2019, 0 Comments

Morgan McKay

Morgan McKay is a Guinness World Record holder and elite ultra distance OCR athlete. Team MudGear's only Canuk has made a name for herself internationally both at WTM...

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February 26 2019, 0 Comments

Mike Ferguson

Mike Ferguson is the definition of dedication, discipline, hard work, and focus. If you're fortunate enough to race side-by-side with him, you'll recognize "Fergy" as a genuine...

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February 26 2019, 0 Comments

Michelle Brook

Michelle Brook began obstacle racing in 2017 after struggling with depression and anxiety. Since then, she has become a powerhouse of an open-wave athlete.

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February 26 2019, 0 Comments

Lefty Kapanadze

Lefty Kapanadze survived sepsis, chronic bronchitis and frequent pneumonia as a kid growing up in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia. His father/coach pushed him to his limits...

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February 26 2019, 0 Comments

Kirk DeWindt

Kirk DeWindt is climbing the OCR ranks and competing w/ the best in this sport. His true passion lies with helping others live healthful lives through functional fitness & whole food

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February 26 2019, 0 Comments

Jordon Buscemi

Jordon Buscemi recalls a fun childhood full of adventure and competition. So, it's no surprise that he fell in love with OCR... a sport that lets him be a kid every race weekend.

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February 26 2019, 0 Comments

Ian Hosek

Ian Hosek was born in the Rockies of Montana, surrounded by mountains and grizzly bears. He grew up in the outdoors and ran his first mud run in 2011. Today, Ian is full-time OCR elite

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February 26 2019, 0 Comments

Heather Gollnick

Heather has been involved in endurance sports her entire life. She has inspired many as a racer, coach, motivational speaker and author. Heather raced as a professional triathlete

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February 26 2019, 0 Comments

Eddie Salinas

Eddie Salinas was introduced to OCR in the spring of 2017, instantly fell in love with the sport, got his first OCR podium and qualified for the North American OCR Championships

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February 26 2019, 0 Comments

Brenna Calvert

Brenna 'Red Beast' Calvert is a 31 year old elite obstacle course racer, builder, and media queen. Brenna co-hosts the Strength and Speed podcast and regularly provides the OCR

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February 26 2019, 0 Comments

Ashley Samples

Since her 2012 debut, Ashley Samples has run hundreds of obstacle races with wins on 3 different continents. She became a mother in 2016 but quickly returned to racing with great

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February 26 2019, 0 Comments

Brakken Kraker

Brakken Kraker has over eighty podium finishes in his career including more than 50 first-place victories. Though a veteran to the sport, Brakken should always be considered a

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February 26 2019, 0 Comments

Alexandra Walker

Alex Walker jumped into the OCR scene in 2014 and quickly became the favorite at most Texas OCRs. She’s a huge fan of heavy grip-type races and recently found a new passion for...

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February 25 2019, 0 Comments