Nicole Mericle – This champ shares how she transitioned from running to OCR, how she trains, and fills us in on the OCR Dream Team, empowering women in sport. Click here for Nitty Gritty Training new podcast feed OCR Champion Faye Stenning and Olympian Jess O’Connell, are bringing their coaching platform to the Obstacle Racing Media dysfunctional family of podcasts. In the coming weeks, they will be providing tons of valuable information on running, strength training, OCR and more. There’s a reason Lindsay Webster chose Grit Coaching for her strength programming! Jess Faye Coaching Website
I wanted to have a candid conversation with Nicole Mericle, not so much about her recent win at The Jacksonville Spartan Race which was spectacular by the way. My interest is in her new formation of The Dream Team and The OCR Women’s Development Team. This is a first in the sport and I for… Read more → The post Interview with Nicole Mericle OCR Pro appeared first on The Natural Running Network.
Episode 158: Nicole Mericle, Professional Spartan Athlete Talks Women in Obstacle Course Racing (OCR)
Strong Runner Chick Radio
Nicole is a 5-time obstacle racing world champion and the reigning Spartan Race World Champion. Nicole’s competitive background began as a Division 1 Cross Country and Track & Field athlete at Rice University where she held two school records and qualified for the 2008 Olympic Trials in the 3,000m steeplechase. She raced post collegiately with Hudson Elite in Boulder, Colorado, and over time transitioned to trail running and garnered her passion for rock climbing. Her diverse athletic strengths led her to test her skills at her first obstacle course race in 2016. Nicole was immediately successful, and in 2017 she won the USA OCR Championship in both the 3k and 15k, finished as the first American in the Spartan Championship Series, and won the 3k OCR World Championship and Tougher Mudder World Championship. In 2017, she repeated as the 3k OCR World Champion and in 2019 solidified her rise to the top of the sport winning both the Spartan Race World and Trifecta Championships. In today's episode, we dive into all things obstacle course racing, including getting more women into the sport, our top training tips, our journeys into OCR/Spartan, and the creation of her upcoming OCR Women's Development Team! Follow Nicole on IG: @nickeldm Apply to join Nicole's brand new Women's OCR Development Team! https://forms.gle/TPE9MiqCGSUoxAfF9 Shoutout to today's NEW sponsor, Naak Bar! Naak Bars are delicious, perfect pre/intra/post run fuel, and come in many flavors. They also have protein powders and other products. Use code "STRONGRUNNERCHICKS" for 15% off your order at www.naakbar.com! InsideTracker - Join our Giveaway! If you're seeing this prior to February 25th, we're doing an Ultimate Test Giveaway (and R.D. consultation) with InsideTracker! Enter here: https://www.dojomojo.com/promo-lookup/6b2fbf73-e2ad-4147-804c-2766ec78d7ca.--- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/strong-runner-chicks/support
We chat with Nicole about her new women’s OCR team, the concept behind the team and why she creating it plus how you can apply.Plus climbing, her build-up to Jacksonville & her 2021 season plans. Also, Nicole’s Team needs a name?! Check out our IG story to give us our name ideas.
Click here to be taken to podcast apps to listen. The reigning Spartan world champion (Nicole Mericle) and OCR stats expert (Jack Bauer) have joined forces to break down major races throughout the 2021 season. "Who's on Top?" will consist of rumors, speculations, and plenty of hard facts surrounding the biggest events in OCR. On today's episode : A broad overview of the 2021 season, some dark horses to watch, Jax Spartan prep and more. Intro and Outro Music by JP Bianchini ORM YouTube Channel Support Us On Patreon
Nicole got an FKT in Hawaii over the holidays. She also updates us on her Spartan Games DNF. Lauren Weeks won the Hyrox Championships in Germany, and talks about what it was like to podium a bunch during 2020. This show is sponsored by: InsideTracker - Unlock the power of your potential. Get 30% off today at InsideTracker.com with code ORM. Intro Music - Paul B. ORM YouTube Channel Support Us On Patreon
Rea Kolbl and Nicole Mericle - Grand Traverse Winners
Obstacle Racing Media Podcast
Nicole Mericle was the first woman to finish in last weekend's Grand Traverse 43.5 mile running division. It happened to be her first UltraMarathon. Rea Kolbl finished first OVERALL in the dual division, running the course on Saturday and biking it on Sunday. Rea also opened up about her eating disorder for the first time in an interview. Today’s show is sponsored by Go Condition. Get your free sample here. Intro music - Run The Jewels Support Us On Patreon The Grand Traverse
Had a chance to catch up with your defending 2019 Spartan World Champion Nicole Mericle, who is spending her time building her strength and logging some sweet runs, but also how her career in OCR wasn't so smooth. In this episode we talk about: - The bullshit in Tahoe in 2017 that knocked Mericle out of contention for a podium spot at her first Spartan Race World Championship - How Hoont the Sheriff helped her focus in on her strength training to start being a consistent podium threat - Boyfriend Benji and #VanLife - An update on the #SpartanPROtest - Developing the women's field in Spartan Race - Gummy bears - Our mutual love for Alt Red by Sur and how it is FAR superior to beet juice #NoPoopyPants Check Nicole out on Instagram and be jealous of her van life and chorizo tacos... oh and that sweet mane of hers. Look for her to repeat as your 2020 Spartan Race World Champion.... or keep the crown for a second year if there is no 2020 championship --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/oc-are-you-serious/message
The reigning Spartan Race World Champion, OCRWC 3k World Champion, and Spartan Trifecta World Champion joins us today! Topics include recovering from two torn labrums, training exclusively on trails and hills, the physical and mental adjustments that took her from a DI Track and Cross Country star to the top of the OCR game, and her passion for rock climbing.