MudGear-Battle Of The Lions Pro Team

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MudGear-Battle of the Lions Pro Female Athletes

 
 

Miranda Huber

From: Fort Worth, TX 
Trains at: Summit Climbing, Yoga and Fitness, TX
Specialty: Obstacles 
First Year in OCR: 2015 
Biggest Accomplishment in OCR: 1st place 2021 OCRWC 3k 20-29 AG and 2nd place at 2021 OCRWC 15k 25-29 AG

Other OCR Highlights:
-2nd place 3k at the 2019 North American OCR Championships in the 20-29 AG
-5th place a15k at the 2019 North American OCR Championships 25-29 AG
-One of two females that have won a CTG Elite race and a CTG Continuum race in the same event
-1st place at 2018 Dallas Savage Race and 3rd place Savage Race Central TX (2021)
-19+ overall career podium finishes (plus another 14+ Age Group podium finishes)
-2x 1st, 2x 2nd and 2x 3rd place finishes at Conquer The Gauntlet 
-9x 4th place OCR finishes 

Why is BOTL your favorite race series?
BOTL is my favorite race brand for their innovative obstacles and ideas. I also love how they force you to be a well rounded athlete by having a grip course, a strength course, and an endurance course.

Why is MudGear your "go to" for racing apparel?
MudGear is my go-to race day apparel for their high quality products and innovate features. Their shorts are my all-time favorite race item.
 

Randi Lackey

From: Fairview, OK 

Trains at: Life Fitness Center in Fairview, OK

Specialty: Long distance running/CTG obstacles

First Year in OCR: 2012

Biggest Accomplishment in OCR: All time most Conquer the Gauntlet wins (10) plus two team event wins


Other OCR Highlights:

-First woman to finish CTG with a belt

-First woman to complete Stairway to Heaven

-11 CTG podium finishes

-One of two females that have won a CTG Elite race and a CTG Continuum race

-Pregnant during her first CTG win.


Why is BOTL your favorite race series?
I love the diversity that BOTL offers. Each race is completely different, but challenging in its own way. So in order to perform well at all events, each athlete must switch up his or her training in accordance with the race.

Why is MudGear your "go to" for racing apparel?

 

Jenny Overstreet

From: Olathe, KS

Trains at: RoKC Climbing Gym, Olathe, KS
Specialty
: Technical Obstacles/Short Distance

First Year in OCR: 2017

Biggest Accomplishment in OCR: 1st Place in the 15k at the 2019 OCR North American Championship in the Female 35-39 age group

 

Other OCR Highlights:

-1st Place Female - Warrior Dash Kansas City 2019

-1st Place Female- Rugged Kansas City 2019

-1st Place Female – KCOCR Feel the Burn Challenge 2019

-1st Place Female - KCOCR Summer Throwdown 2020 

-Never lost a Belt/Band at a mandatory obstacle completion race


Why is BOTL your favorite race series?
Battle of The Lions is a brand that I am honored to represent. Their races are well organized with unique and challenging obstacles and courses. They are consistently providing new challenges for athletes and taking obstacle course racing to the next level. The owners have years of experience that shows in the courses they build and also in how much they care for every racer's experience. Each event has been a great experience and one that I would recommend to any athlete at any level.

Why is MudGear your "go to" for racing apparel?
MudGear apparel provides the comfort and durability that I need for any race and for training. I wear MudGear socks almost exclusively. The crew socks are perfect for trail running and daily life, the tall compression socks are unmatched for protection and comfort in OCR. The women's shorts. capris and tops are light, comfortable and provide storage for any racing needs. MudGear has been supporting athletes in OCR since the start of the sport and it shows in the quality of their apparel and designs.

 

Amy "Magic" Pajcic

From: Brecksville, OH residing in Columbia Station, OH

Trains at: On The Rocks Climbing Gym in Cleveland, OH

       (when preparing for ANW) Movement Lab Ohio in Columbus, OH

Specialty: Obstacles/Technique

First Year in OCR: 2013

Biggest Accomplishment in OCR: Only female to overall podium at both the OCR World Championships and the 24 hour long world championship in Raceway Park, NJ


Other OCR Highlights:

-First winner of a BOTL event ever, podium finish at her first three BOTL events

-2nd 2018 North American OCR Championship- Pro Coed Team- CTG Prime

-Podium finish at her first four CTG races

-First athlete to win CTG Continuum and get on the overall Elite podium in one race

-The last BattleFrog overall female winner (the series went out of business afterwards)

-27+ career podium finishes (8 overall wins)

-Ninja Warrior Las Vegas Finalist with 6x appearances on American Ninja Warrior

-3x Continuum winner (female record)


Why is BOTL your favorite race series?
BOTL is my favorite race brand because of the inovation they use to apply each area of focus for the race. They have a lot of variety in types of obstacles, and each race is a true test of speed, strength, and technical skill.

Why is MudGear your "go to" for racing apparel?
I love mud gear because they make very high quality, durable clothing that is functional while being comfortable and it lasts.
 

Ashley Samples

From: Michigan, resides in Florida

Trains at: Fitness Center Formula 55 in Tampa, FL

Specialty: Middle Distance OCR/All Around

First Year in OCR: 2012

Biggest Accomplishment in OCR: 1st Place in the 3k/15k at the 2017 OCR World Championship in the 30-34 age group


Other OCR Highlights:

-3x nominated as Mud Run Guide’s Best Female OCR athlete 2015, 2016, 2017

-1st Place in the 15k at the 2015 OCR World Championship in the 30-34 age group

-3rd place Pro Women Team at 2017 OCR World Championships

-1st 2018 North American OCR Championship- Pro Female Team- Mom Squad

-17 podium finishes in 2017 (8 overall wins)

-6 CTG overall wins (five of them while pregnant)

-Has won races on 3 continents – Europe, Asia, and North America



Why is BOTL your favorite race series?
BOTL has something for everyone to display their strengths and also offers endless opportunities to assess and improve upon weaknesses.

Why is MudGear your "go to" for racing apparel?
I love MudGear not only for their socks which I race in EVERY time, but also it is important to me to support brands who embrace the lifestyle and are “in the know” in all aspects of the sport. That’s a rare find in this industry!
 

Michelle Warnky

From: Columbus, OH

Trains at (and owns): Movement Lab Ohio in Columbus, OH

Specialty: Obstacles/Technique

First Year in OCR: 2013

Biggest Accomplishment in OCR: 6x American Ninja Warrior Finalist


Other OCR Highlights:

-3rd at 2019 North American OCR Championships (3k Pro)

-National Champion Team of American Ninja Warrior All-Stars in 2020 (Team Matt)

-Won her first Conquer The Gauntlet race

-4th at 2014 OCR World Championship (15k Pro)

-4th at 2016 OCR World Championships (3k Pro)

-9th at 2013 World's Toughest Mudder

-Master of the Rig World Champion at OCRWC 2017

-Wins at major race brands including BattleFrog and Savage

-2nd woman to make it up the Warped Wall on Ninja Warrior (2014) and 2nd woman to hit a City Finals Buzzer (2019)


Why is BOTL your favorite race series?
I love all that Battle of the Lions is doing! They are challenging racers in many different ways! Each race provides unique challenges to test and push you, and their obstacles are great. I love their passion for OCR and desire to help us all grow through their races!

Why is MudGear your "go to" for racing apparel?
MudGear apparel offers both comfort and durability! They know what a racer needs because they are so invested in the sport and have been for years! Their socks are awesome and what I always wear in a race. They are passionate and knowledgeable about OCR, and that shows up in their products!
 

Rachel Watters

From: Atlanta, GA

Trains at: Outside on trails and home gym

Specialty: Obstacles and Ultra-OCR

First Year in OCR: 2015

Biggest Accomplishment in OCR: 4th Place Spartan Ultra World Champs 2021


Other OCR Highlights:

3 Spartan Race 1st Place 2021 (Fayetteville Super, Atlanta Super, Atlanta Sprint)

Savage Race Atlanta Fall 1st Place Pro 2021

1st Place BOTL Strength Course 2021

1st Place Overall Casa Garcia 24 Hour OCR 2020

DekaFit Atlanta 2021 3rd Place

Savage Race 2nd Place Pro Charlotte 2020, Atlanta Spring 2021, Charlotte 2021

3rd Place Killington Spartan Ultra 2019

4th Place Montana Spartan Ultra 2021

WTM 2018 8th Place & WTM 2019 5th Place

15+ Spartan Elite Podiums

8 Savage Race Pro Podiums

Podium finishes at BoneFrog, BattleFrog, Green Beret Challenge, Barbarian Challenge, Rugged Maniac, Terrain Race, and more

10+ finishes 50k Trail Races (5:04 PR)


Why is BOTL your favorite race series?  

I love BOTL because it is a mandatory completion OCR series that demands well-roundedness from athletes. Competitors must have not only speed, agility, grip strength, and explosive power, but must also be proficient with technical obstacles. BOTL’s approach is unique with events highlighting OCR specificities, while still maintaining a comprehensive selection of obstacles at each individual race.


Why is MudGear your "go to" for racing apparel? 

MudGear is my racing apparel of choice because it is specifically designed for OCR with its durability and functionality. MudGear products are developed to withstand the toughness of mud and obstacles, but also fit comfortably for performance. I have been racing in MudGear socks since 2015 and have completed multiple Ultra distance and 24 Hour OCR events without any blisters or issues.