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Media: TV

Through Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) our athletes have made appearances on major networks and international broadcasts.  This includes not only televised races but also news programs, OCR based TV competition shows and more.  

OCR Based Competition Shows

American Ninja Warrior

Amy "Magic" Pajcic is a regular on American Ninja Warrior appearing in six seasons so far (ANW Season 6-11) and making it as far as the Las Vegas Finals.  Lauren Woodcock has also each appeared in one season. 

Michelle Warnky is also a regular on American Ninja Warrior with seven appearances on the show so far, with six of those making it all the way to the finals in Las Vegas.  Michelle has also appeared on Team American Ninja Warrior as part of Team Lab Rats.

Amy Pajcic at Las Vegas ANW Finals Season 6

Amy Pajcic on Season 6.

Amy Pajcic on Season 7.

Amy Pajcic on Season 8.

Amy Pajcic on Season 9.

Michelle Warnky on American Ninja Warrior and Team American Ninja Warrior.

Upcoming 2020 Documentary: Ultra-OCR Man

Shot, produced and edited by Stoke Shed

2020 documentary featuring Conquer The Gauntlet Pro Evan "Ultra-OCR Man" Perperis covering his time in the military and his 8 day, 8 venue, 200 mile, 1000+ obstacle journey for charity called "OCR America 2: When Hell Freezes Over".

Based on the book "Ultra-OCR Man: From Special Forces Soldier to Record Setting Professional Obstacle Course Racer".

Steve Austin's Broken Skull Challenge

Ashley Samples has appeared in episodes of Broken Skull Challenge. 

Ashley Samples on Season 2 Episode 6 of Broken Skull Challenge.

BattleFrog League Championship

Lisa Nondorf and Jay Flores all competed on the only season of the BattleFrog League Championship.  Jay and Lisa were on Team Chicago.  Jay and Lisa's team made it to the final episode but came up a little short in the end.  

Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge

The Conquer The Gauntlet Pro Team had several athletes competing on both the first and second seasons of Spartan's Ultimate Team Challenge.  

On Season 1, Amy Pajcic and Matt Willis both led teams that were ultimately eliminated. 

On Season 2, Nathan Palmer led the team Saddle Up to a strong showing making it through several rounds but also getting eliminated before the end.  

Amy Pajcic as One Step Ahead team captain on Season 1.

Matt Willis as team captain on Season 1.

Nathan Palmer as team captain of Saddle Up on Season 2.

Tough Mudder X

Lisa Nondorf had brief appearances on the CBS Televised Tough Mudder X in 2017.

OCR Warrior

Conquer The Gauntlet Pros Nathan Palmer, Matt Willis and Nathan Palmer have all appeared in the YouTube show OCR Warrior competing for the title. 

OCR Warrior Kansas City Preview episode featuring Nathan Palmer, Matt Willis, Scott Wierzycki and Evan Perperis. 

OCR Warrior Kansas City Qualifier episode featuring Scott Wierzycki, Nathan Palmer, Matt Willis and Evan Perperis. 

Matt Willis vs. Jack Hennessey

Matt Willis vs. Brakken Kraker

Evan Perperis vs. Evan Dollard

Scott Wierzycki vs. Mark McGarry

Matt Willis vs. Nathan Palmer

Nathan Palmer vs. Hobie Call

Televised Races

World's Toughest Mudder: 2016

Evan Perperis briefly shown in the World's Toughest Mudder main show and post-show shown on CBS and CBS Sports.  Evan finished 8th overall with 90 miles over the 24 hour race.  Episode aired on CBS and CBS Sports on December 25, 2016

Toughest Mudder: 2017

Northeast (Philadelphia)- Aired August 19, 2017 on CBS
Evan Perperis finished 7th overall with 40 miles
Midwest (Chicago)- Aired October 28, 2017 on CBS
Evan Perperis finished 7th overall with 45 miles

Hannibal Race: 2015 and 2017

Evan Perperis shown on Lebanon's The Hannibal Race live coverage in December of 2015 where he finished 5th overall. 

Evan Perperis on a live post-race interview.

Brenna Calvert and Evan Perperis shown in live race coverage from Lebanon's first OCR World Championship Qualifying event, the Hannibal Race.  Brenna finished 2nd getting a pre/post race interview as well as some air time of her going through the final gauntlet of obstacles.  Evan finished 8th also getting some airtime on the final obstacles and a post race interview.

Evan Perperis in a post-race interview wearing his Conquer The Gauntlet sleeves.

Brenna Calvert on her way to 2nd place at Lebanon's first OCRWC qualifying event, The Hannibal Race.

Hard Charge

Nathan Palmer was on the only season of Hard Charge, a televised Obstacle Course Race.  He raced the July 5, 2014 race and ended up finishing 3rd overall and 1st in his age group. 


South African News

Jay Flores interviewed for a South African News channel in 2017 for being one of the first international athletes to successfully complete all obstacles at the Warrior Race.

Where's Shane?

Conquer The Gauntlet: Wichita
Aired on Wichita local news, KWCH, segment "Where's Shane?" July 14, 2017
Three segments aired highlighted Nathan Palmer and Evan Perperis talking about CTG, obstacle technique and completing obstacles. 

News on 6 Tulsa

Tulsans push themselves to Conquer The Gauntlet:  Video from event day shows Jay Flores completing Stairway to Heaven and an interview with the female champion Brenna Calvert.