#518 – First Events Released & Amanda Barnhart

Sevan Matossian (00:01):

And we’re live. Thank you. Oh, piece. Good morning, SU good morning. You’re Madison. Yes, sir. Oh, good morning, Jr.

JR Howell (00:13):

Good morning.

Sevan Matossian (00:14):

Oh, wow. Your mic’s nice. Yeah. Oh yeah. Hey, and I don’t know if you need to lean into it. Um, definitely the closer your mouth is to it. The better your voice will sound, but we will, uh, fuck with it. Um, and give you feedback as it goes. Congratulations. It’s cool

JR Howell (00:29):

Word. Thank you. Do I sound like Brian yet?

Sevan Matossian (00:32):

Yeah, better sounds so good. <laugh> sounds so good. Uh, where, so, so, um, starting the show early this morning, five minutes early because, uh, a couple reasons, uh, we don’t have a lot of time, uh, with, uh, Jr and Taylor. They had some other stuff to do. And then also we have Amanda Barnhart coming on. I don’t know where, um, Taylor is. Uh, how, how many, how many workouts were announced so far?

JR Howell (01:01):

So we’ve got three.

Sevan Matossian (01:03):

Okay. And, uh, any, any news of, uh, when a, um, the next one will be, do we have any hints on when, when more will be coming out?

JR Howell (01:12):


Sevan Matossian (01:13):

Okay. Let me call, uh, Taylor here. I just texted him too. Have they, have they told us about any workouts that won’t be announced until the events have they been like, Hey, we’re never gonna tell you this one until you get on the floor.

JR Howell (01:29):

I haven’t heard anything about any events that will be announced on the floor.

Sevan Matossian (01:33):

Okay. I don’t know, uh, exactly how true this is. Um, it’s it came from,

Speaker 3 (01:42):

Hey, this is Taylor. If you could name and

Sevan Matossian (01:44):

Phone number, it came from a, uh, uh, unverified, uh, source, just in my DM, someone that I don’t know, but I did, I, one of the things I did hear is that, um, there are going to be, uh, some new handstand. Let me give you the exact wording on that,

Sevan Matossian (02:09):

Uh, that there are going be some new handstand variations, meaning points of performance, uh, uh, handstands it’ll be judged, I guess, a little bit different. Uh, somethings about them is gonna be different and new jump rope variation, the jump rope variation I have gotten, I don’t, I don’t have a second source. I, I only have one source and it’s, uh, just my DMS, the handstand one. I have like a half dozen, um, uh, sources pouring into the DMS after I mentioned it last night. And it sounds like whatever it is, only one person on the demo team was able to do it. And that, uh, Adrian Bosman ended up demoing it <laugh>, which is pretty cool. Uhoh um, but I’ve seen stuff like that before at the games where the demo team is struggling with something and it goes into the games and at 3, 2, 1 go, the, the athletes on four floor are mopped at shit up. So, uh, that that’s, I’m sure that’s something that, uh, Adrian’s assessing. And Adrian has seen, uh, before have either of you heard about anything about jump rope and, uh, handstands.

Mattew Souza (03:13):

I haven’t, but I’m really curious about the jump rope thing, cuz I think you could always tweak and twist a, a handstand push up in different variations of the athletes off. But I, I wonder what the jump rope deal is gonna be, that, that I’m real curious about.

JR Howell (03:25):

So if you want to, if you want to take a really long trip down speculation road years ago on Instagram, Travis mayor posted a video doing single steps, speed steps, right? Like each foot alternating single lenders,

Sevan Matossian (03:43):

Like, like the, like the thing boxers do. Correct. Okay. Yeah. That’s

JR Howell (03:46):

Cool. And shortly after that, Dave reposted it and said, take a look at both of us. Look how Travis’s, whatever knees come up a little bit higher than mine. Cetera, that video was then taken off of Dave’s Instagram. And this was years ago, like maybe three years ago. And I told people, Henshaw has talked about skills early on in CrossFit being valuable and how, when those things are no longer valuable to you, you stop practicing them. And a lot of his seminars, they do plate hops and they do single lenders just to show athletes that learning a low barrier to entry skill. Isn’t something that you should shy away from. So this is really, really, really deep speculation, but a lot of people would immediately think triple lenders, but why would they not possibly do a speed step, do a single under in that way?

Sevan Matossian (04:44):

Uh, yeah, you, you know, what’s interesting about this too, is, uh, Adrian has a boxing background and uh, oh, is this, wait, let me see if this is gonna be the one right here, uh, that they’re gonna show, uh, Adrian has a boxing back. Is that, is this, uh, let’s see. I wanna find, see if I can find an example of it. This is what you’re talking about, right, Jr.

JR Howell (05:11):

Right. But yeah, but it doesn’t really look like that. You’re just basically running in place. Yeah. Okay. Like, you know, almost like a high knee drill, so you’re not, you’re not touching on the other side with that foot. You would just be 1, 2, 1, 2 1 2 1 2 1, 2. Almost like you’re running in place like a kid would

Sevan Matossian (05:30):

Do. Yeah. Uh, Adrian has a boxing background and uh, Dave loves boxing.

Mattew Souza (05:35):

Yeah. That’s interesting. And to Jr’s point, we’ve seen like, uh, Henshaw run those, um, seminars and have a bunch of games. Athletes not be able to do a single lender. I think it was like, was it like Sarah Sigma’s daughter in one of ’em where she was at? Like just couldn’t get it down. And it was funny cuz they’re all tripping up and um, Henshaw always said never leave a skill behind

JR Howell (05:53):

That’s right.

Mattew Souza (05:54):

Yeah. So that’s interesting. That’s a good take because I, everybody always automatically goes triples, but it’s like, how do you judge that? Like how do you tell the difference if the rope went around three times or two times when you’re in that loud of an environment?

JR Howell (06:06):

Yeah. So I think possibly like speed steps could come out before something like triple unders, but if they also went, this would kind of be along with triple unders is kind of a weird move, but you know, in rules it always says for the double under the rope must pass forward twice under the feet. And I don’t think they would do like reverse double unders like backwards, double unders. Um, but I know back in the day, I wanna say on 11.1 on the snatches in double unders, maybe there’s really high level athlete that did it and maybe won the workout because back then it wasn’t a rule that you could go backwards. I know, I think Josh has said before, that’s the way he learned how to do doubles.

Sevan Matossian (06:46):

That’s how he learned how to jump rope, jumping rope backwards. And I thought that was ridiculous. But after he mentioned that a bunch of people hit me up saying that learned how to jump rope backwards too. It just seemed more intuitive to them as a kid.

Mattew Souza (06:59):

It seem harder to me. I don’t know.

Sevan Matossian (07:00):

<laugh> uh, and, and what about a, a handstand, uh, variations? What could that possibly be?

JR Howell (07:06):

Well, I’m hopeful that it’s,

Mattew Souza (07:08):


JR Howell (07:09):

I’m hopeful. I can take, you know, broken clocks right. Twice a day and that it’s the press to handstand, but we’ll

Sevan Matossian (07:15):

See. Or, uh, or from, from the para, from the L set to a, uh,

JR Howell (07:21):

Yeah, that’s what I mean, like L L set handstand. Okay. Whether it’s for reps or for like a max hold.

Sevan Matossian (07:28):

Uh, Amanda Barnhart is my favorite CF athlete blew my voice at rogue during the dual cheering on would do it again. Any given day penumbra, syndicate, penumbra, penumbra, syndicate, um, has a gun in his profile pick. Cancel, cancel.

Mattew Souza (07:47):


Sevan Matossian (07:48):

Okay. Uh, so, um, I mentioned yesterday to, uh, Brian. He didn’t seem, uh, and John Young, they didn’t seem, um, to, to bite on this, but one of the topics I brought up is that Tia’s being followed around, uh, by a documentary crew. I’m hearing that it’s her last year. Brian’s like, Hey man, this is the year she’s gonna break the record for most wins. So maybe it’s just that, um, any, any thoughts on her retiring chair?

JR Howell (08:17):

I think if she wins, she probably steps away. Yeah. She’s talked in the past about really wanting a family and having some other things in life that she’s looking forward to doing after she competes.

Sevan Matossian (08:27):

And, and she was so certain at the end of last year that she was gonna go this year, that it sound, feels like she had a plan or has a plan.

JR Howell (08:36):

Yeah. I wouldn’t argue with that. Um, some other people I think on here have alluded to it, but I know Jason’s always said how maternal she was around him when he went to their camp last year before the games. How above anything else? Like her level of fitness, her tenacity, all that kind of stuff that he almost felt like she was a, like a motherly figure to him.

Sevan Matossian (08:59):

Right. Ja, uh, who said that? Hopper said that

JR Howell (09:04):

Jason. Yeah.

Sevan Matossian (09:05):

Wow. <laugh> uh, um, yesterday I was talking about how James Sprague might be out and, uh, street horn might be in, but this morning someone sent me a picture of James Sprague, uh, testing a workout that was posted on Adrian Bozeman’s story. So, uh, who knows? I have hit James up. I couldn’t get confirmation, uh, either way, but, uh, if I, if I go by what Adrian’s posting, it looks like James is still in and that the rumors of him getting monkey PS are false. All right. Uh, oh, there it is. Okay. Uh, Saturday pre comp test of the capital James Sprague. Uh, does, can we see what time that is? Yeah, let me get in and pause it two hours. Two hours ago. So I was asleep 5:00 AM. Oh, actually, no, I think I was up cleaning up some dog PKE or something. <laugh> good times. Good times. It’s become like a monthly event what’s going on. Um, okay. Uh let’s uh, let’s look at these workouts. It’s funny. Uh, Jr. This is, this is, I, I remember yesterday, I wanted to have a talk with you and Taylor. It was, it was exactly about this crazy. Oh, that’s the crew. He don’t look so strong. He don’t look so long. Griffith Raleigh don’t look so strong in that picture. Look so strong.

JR Howell (10:30):

Yeah. Mitchell’s just, yeah, Mitchell’s just out angling him. And so is street they’re saying

Sevan Matossian (10:35):

Yeah. Yeah. Street Horner looks like he could eat, eat, uh, Griffith Raleigh, like for just eat like his little bite look at FEA, man. Allison scuds is not a big human being at all. And FEA goy is, must be just tiny. Yeah. Wow. Allison’s towering over there a little bit. <laugh> yeah. And congrats to, uh, miss scuds second year as a captain of the demo team. That’s some good shit. Okay. Let’s see. What’s going on here?

Caleb Beaver (11:12):

<laugh> Taylor says, oh fuck.

Sevan Matossian (11:16):

Who said, oh, Taylor’s just said that. Yeah. It’s not good brother. Don’t it’s not good.

JR Howell (11:21):

Don’t worry, dude. I just, I did a ton of deadlifts yesterday and back’s already sore. I’ll I’ll carry you a little more

Sevan Matossian (11:27):

<laugh> yeah, <laugh> not good, buddy. Not good. Here’s the, here’s the thing we’re going into this week and this show’s gonna be this show’s gonna be the biggest show in the space by far. And I realize that one of the cool things about the show is that it’s a shit show, but, um, but the shit show has to have some like parts that are just like solid. And I just, I just need that from, uh, obviously from you Jr. And obviously from Taylor the whole week, like I, I just need, because, uh Susan’s and Madison fucking Caleb’s on the moon and that’s it. And, and for Brian’s fucking got his Dick tuck between his vagina, labia of NAS. And so, so I, I, I need, uh, I need, I need YouTube. I mean, sorry. I mean, Brian’s doing God’s work. Uh, so, so I need you guys, Taylor, you gotta come on an hour early then for now on and just hang out, just be here. Yeah. Just clean my screen. <laugh> okay. Uh, let’s look at these workouts. Um, so it’s three workouts, but it’s not the first three workouts. And that’s what I keep, I keep screwing that up.

JR Howell (12:34):


Sevan Matossian (12:35):

Okay. Um, do we know that the order these three workouts, do we know, do we know the order that they’re gonna happen? Yes. Okay, cool. Let’s uh, let’s go with the earliest one. Can you pull that up SU? Yeah. Okay. Thank you. Got its I’m available. Bruce Wayne. Bruce. Are you hung over from last night?

JR Howell (12:54):

He loves you.

Sevan Matossian (12:55):

I know we almost get, he almost gave you the chickenpox last night. <laugh> Hey, I don’t give a fuck. Taylor. Just, I don’t give a fuck if you thought it was 10 55 your time. Like, I, I, I give two shits <laugh> I give two shit. I don’t care. Um, uh, okay. Do we wanna start with this? Okay. Mike, to work, uh, I love the title, uh, it’s individual event. Number one, this is one. We see the athletes all, uh, 80 of them. This is what they’re gonna come out and do 75 toes to bar five mile bike, ride 75 chess to bar five mile bike ride. Uh, go for it Jr. What do we got? Uh, mul multis speed bikes, by the way that I think that’s another important thing. Uh, 10, 10 speed bikes. Uh, multiple terrains.

JR Howell (13:40):

Yeah. So the first thing I think of immediately is 2021 event, 10, right? One of the ones that, one of the last ones, Dave program with the toaster bar, the run toaster bar run, uh, work out that actually eliminated a lot of the field. So I think this is kind of, um, loosely based on that work out structure wise. When you look at this and you see the five mile bikes, you know, a lot of people see that and have no clue how long that’s gonna take on a road or on a trail, because it’s usually not something that you do. You normally just bike for meters on a stationary bike. And it’s much different if you’re handling, if you’re dealing with alternate terrain, if you have to shift, I mean, that’s something people don’t think about. So skill wise. Sure. There’s gonna be a little bit of advantage for someone who is more comfortable on a mountain bike has spent time on it knows when to shift, knows when to stand knows when to sit all that kind of stuff.

JR Howell (14:38):

But at the end of the day, I think the workout takes shape on the 75 chest of bar. If you’ve never mountain biked, your grip gets really fatigued. And that’s something a lot of people aren’t talking about because I think in general, it is a capacity based workout who has the capacity to go for 30, 40, 50 minutes straight without stopping and push the last bike. But going into the chest of bar is where I think you’re gonna see a lot of separation because people who over grip, the handles people who are a little bit more timid, just think about when you’re timid doing anything. You, you, you tighten up you over grip, the candle bars, and then you come in and those chest of bars, all of a sudden aren’t as easy.

Mattew Souza (15:19):

Mm that’s such a good point with the grip too, because we’ve speculated on the train. It’s supposed to be pretty rugged from what, from what we were talking about last night, right?

JR Howell (15:27):

Yeah. From what I’ve been told, there’s a really short strip. It’s like a mile loop and they do it five times twice. So the first bit of it is road. And then I wait, wait,

Sevan Matossian (15:39):

Wait, wait, wait. Uh, it’s a really sh the loop is one mile, so they’re gonna end up doing the loop 10 times. Right. So

JR Howell (15:45):

They do it five times twice. Okay. Yeah. So from what I’ve been told, it’s a little bit of road and then otherwise it’s like gravel and grass. So it doesn’t seem like the terrain is gonna be too much of an issue from a handling skill standpoint now from a knowing how to shift all that kind of stuff and knowing the right time. Sure. People who’ve been on a bike more and who are more comfortable, have a little advantage there.

Sevan Matossian (16:09):

Uh, is there a time cap on this?

JR Howell (16:10):

Yeah, I think it’s 50 minutes. 5 0 5 0.

Sevan Matossian (16:13):

Okay. Uh, so, but, but, uh, going back to those chest bar, if, if, uh, those chest bar aren’t gonna be a problem for Ricky ARD, I don’t think they’re gonna be a problem for, uh, Jay crouch. Um, uh, this seems like a runaway for them, as much as you’re saying that, um, you think that’s where the workout’s gonna be? I do think that they are so good. You know, some, someone like me or, or someone who’s been on a bike a lot, you know, let’s say I rode my bike every day to school for fucking 20 years of my life. It’s still different than what Jay and Ricky did. Like, they’re very comfortable on a bike and they may put, they may put, uh, 30 seconds or 20 or 30 seconds ahead of the rest of the pack on every mile. So they may go into that chest to bar with the fucking two minute lead on someone.

JR Howell (17:07):

Yeah. It’s definitely

Sevan Matossian (17:08):

More, more maybe what, say that again.

JR Howell (17:10):

Yeah. It’s definitely possible. I’d also like to know

Sevan Matossian (17:13):

How I think they’ll get out of sight. Here’s the thing I think they’ll get so far ahead Jr. They’ll get out of sight. I don’t think, I don’t think that I, I think that, um, Ricky, I don’t think anyone will see the best biker in the group, um, when he crosses the finish line except the fans.

Mattew Souza (17:30):

So it’ll be that much of a separation.

Sevan Matossian (17:31):

Yeah, I think he’s, I mean, he even did it. I mean, remember what Ricky did to the pack and Madison that year.

Mattew Souza (17:38):


Sevan Matossian (17:38):

I’m and I don’t think the GW 1, 5 0 1 6 4 3 2 7 4 1 2 4 2 1 5. Uh, played a part in that.

Mattew Souza (17:45):

Well, I’m curious as what Jr said, like, I wonder how wide the track is, because then is a, if it’s a continuous loop, there’s not like a huge advantage

Sevan Matossian (17:52):

To try to get five meters. Uh, it’s five meters wide is what Ricky said. 25 feet. I think they’re

JR Howell (17:58):

Doing doing five loops.

Sevan Matossian (17:59):

Yeah. No, 15 feet, 15 feet, sorry. 15 feet. That’s

Caleb Beaver (18:01):

You end up laughing. Somebody you’re gonna have people are around everybody too.

JR Howell (18:05):

Oh, probably gonna get

Sevan Matossian (18:07):

So you agree Jr. We are gonna see you. You’re not, although you think the chest of bar are huge, you also think that some people are going to shit. The bed on the bike.

JR Howell (18:14):

No, I mean, I think the workout comes down to your capacity on the bike and who can do the last five mile hard without blowing up. For sure.

Caleb Beaver (18:21):

Mm-hmm <affirmative> if you can’t figure out how to change gears on the trail like that, you’re gonna have, you’re gonna be pedaling super high gear and not getting anywhere.

Sevan Matossian (18:29):

Yeah. There are dorks like that out there for those of us who’s just changing gears is just like normal. Like it’s, it’s intuitive. Uh, but there’s people out there who it’s not,

Mattew Souza (18:38):

That’d be me. I’d be the person on there trying to get in my chain would come off.

Sevan Matossian (18:42):

Yeah. You just over crank in, just fly it off the derailer. Okay. And, uh, Jared, do you have any issues with the, um, do, do you want to complain like five miles is way too far? That’s a gimmick that’s not CrossFit or, or they should be on unicycles or you like, fuck you like it, or why are they using Trek? Do you have any, any, any, uh,

JR Howell (19:04):

Any issues? No, I think other than cyro, this is, this is the only time that off-road biking, handling the skill of it. And the capacity has really been tested to the games. So while I think the 150 gymnastics reps matter, I think they’re there for interference more so than vice versa. Like the bike is there for interference of the gymnastics. Right. I

Sevan Matossian (19:29):

Think is it enough?

JR Howell (19:31):

I think it’s

Sevan Matossian (19:31):

A, is it enough interference?

JR Howell (19:33):

I think so. I think so. And what it does is it sets the tone of the weekend, cuz remember this is, this is the first event for everybody. So we don’t know what else they have to do for the whole day. There’s now there’s now another scoring window. I believe on Wednesday. I wanna say they added a fourth scoring window. So there’s 12 testing windows now. And we only know two of the workouts for Wednesday. So later on that night, if they do some more upper body pulling or hanging, this is really gonna come into play there.

Sevan Matossian (20:06):

Hmm. More thoughts? Uh, can anyone do the 75 toes to bar? Sorry. Will anyone do? And can anyone do any of the 75 toes to bar on broken

JR Howell (20:17):

Can sure will probably not.

Sevan Matossian (20:20):

And the chest to bar, are we gonna see, what do you think? 25, 25, 15, 10.

JR Howell (20:27):

Mm. I think ideally you do just, you do descending sets, but I have a feeling that a lot of them will probably do five sets of 15 if they can.

Sevan Matossian (20:35):

Okay. And, and what do these breaks look like? Come down, chalk your hands, or look around even maybe a little, just your nuts.

JR Howell (20:42):

I think for the leaders it’s gonna be look around and rest as long as you can before you feel like you need to get back

Sevan Matossian (20:48):

Up. Okay. So, so fat, not mu not much rest

JR Howell (20:51):

Kind of. I don’t think so, but I do think that when athletes get to the Chesta bar, the workout really starts. And for some of ’em, it’s already gonna be lost as far as finishing top five or top 10, but there’s gonna be, I think with a 50 minute cap, big, big separations and places where there might be a group of 10 or 12 athletes that are within one or two chest to bar of each other, going into the last bike.

Sevan Matossian (21:17):

Um, you and I are both, uh, partaking in the Tyler Watkins, uh, fitness fantasy, uh, league. Um, who are you going to put in? You have four, you have, you have four males to choose from. Which male are you gonna put in for this outta your group? Jr.

JR Howell (21:35):

Probably Jason,

Sevan Matossian (21:37):

Uh, hopper.

JR Howell (21:38):

Interesting. Yeah. Yeah. He is really, really good at hanging gymnastics

Sevan Matossian (21:41):

And he is an athlete

JR Howell (21:42):

And he is good athlete.

Sevan Matossian (21:43):

Yeah. He’s not afraid of a, a bike or whatever, even if he’s not the great at it, he’s still gonna be comfortable on it.

JR Howell (21:49):

He’s also just insane on a stationary bike as far as like power output goes. And I think that’s gonna come into play a lot on the second five mile loop.

Sevan Matossian (21:57):

Okay. You think?

JR Howell (22:01):


Sevan Matossian (22:02):

Oh, that is, that is, that does require

Caleb Beaver (22:05):

It’s a little bit more dexterity

Sevan Matossian (22:07):

And then, well, just more, yeah, more brain cells, more, uh, more functioning, like cooperation between, uh, the, the mind and the body.

Caleb Beaver (22:15):

He is a football player.

JR Howell (22:17):

We’ve been out on the trails together.

Sevan Matossian (22:19):

I like what’s

JR Howell (22:21):

Up. I like what I’m seeing.

Sevan Matossian (22:23):

Okay. And, um, and of the, uh, ladies, who are you gonna put in?

JR Howell (22:30):

Probably Bailey reel.

Sevan Matossian (22:32):

Oh, I like that. I bet you she’s good at that. She looks like she’s got a little bit of granola in her. Right. And she’s over at mayhem. They can’t get off the bikes, but those granola chicks, she’s like, she’s like one of those hot granola chicks that probably like rode a bike to school and shit. Maybe the tri maybe even did a couple triathlons.

JR Howell (22:47):

Well, rich has mountain bike trails all over his property. So, you know, she’s been out and she’s really comfortable doing that. That’s huge.

Sevan Matossian (22:54):

Yeah. Right.

Mattew Souza (22:54):

Yeah. You’s seen post all the time. How much of, I think that on the final heat, those 75 toes, the bar with only a 15, what did we say? It was a 15 foot wide trail for them to ride on how much of a, a factory do you think all of them will be leaving the toes, the bar getting onto their bikes and then jumping on you think we’ll see some crashes there. You think we’ll see it kind of bottleneck into that point. Um, especially with that final heat with those athletes being so close.

JR Howell (23:16):

Well, this is really, this is a really interesting point because a lot of the things Bo has talked about from his programming so far is that he likes the idea of not giving people an easy out and even in a workout with a 50 minute cap, he may know that you can baby the toaster bar if you want, but it’s gonna cost you position. That’s really gonna matter in the first couple loops. Mm-hmm <affirmative> that there’s gonna be log jams. So he may have programmed it this way. It’s like starting on the toaster bar and not on the bike because he doesn’t want everyone mass starting.

Mattew Souza (23:47):

That’s what

JR Howell (23:48):

I would. But, but also because you know that if you don’t, if you don’t be at least a little aggressive on the toaster bar, you may just get held up in a bottle that can just have to almost go slow for no reason.

Mattew Souza (23:59):

Right? Like if that’s, if the trail’s that small and there’s no ability to really pass there, getting off that toes of bar is gonna be play a huge factor in starting it. So that way you could get yourself out in front and build a little hedge because if, if that’s the case and it’s that tight, you won’t have that opportunity again until the 75 chest the bar, if it’s just blocked. For

JR Howell (24:17):


Mattew Souza (24:18):

And then the real question is, will we see Vener go down

Sevan Matossian (24:21):

<laugh> yes, yes, yes, we will. Steve Vener go. Well, no, ner doesn’t go down. He will take someone down. I he’s gonna take hopper down. <laugh> uh, Hey, um, do women have something that’s like equivalent to, um, uh, a nut adjustment? I, I wanna say like back in the day and then in the nineties and I used to see like women pick their underwear outta their butt. I don’t see that anymore. Now I see this move where like they pull their sports bra up, you know, they take their thumb and they kind of run it right here and they do this thing. Dudes adjust their nuts and women dudes can adjust their nuts on the fly. You could even adjust your nuts on the bike, but it is, it is a world of fairness and balance women adjusted sports, bra dudes adjust nuts. <laugh> I used to love that about phoning cuz he was such a fucking class act and a good dude, but the camera would be on him like 30 seconds before the event. And he is always like just fondling his junk. It was great. Fucking awesome. Anybody going com causing on a group of riders? I not on purpose, but we are gonna see some, we’re gonna see the bike always has a little bit of the softball toss element in it. We are gonna see like, wow, what did you do as a kid? Like you are not in the neighborhood. You didn’t, you didn’t ride a bike.

JR Howell (25:29):

Well also too, like I think

Sevan Matossian (25:31):

Jeremy Garcia, thank you.

JR Howell (25:33):

Maybe intimidation’s the wrong word, but if you hear someone coming behind you on a trail and you just hear them say on your left, you’ll slow down. Like you’ll you’ll say, okay, go ahead. Kind, sir. Sorry to get in your way. So I mean, I think people who are the most confident will use that to their advantage as far as being aggressive on the trail goes,

Sevan Matossian (25:54):

Uh, Nate Williams Jr. How did snake eater go? What’s snake eater.

JR Howell (25:59):

It was a party. Uh, it’s a workout that he wrote, uh, for a friend of his who’s a green beret that, um, got into like a bad accident was in a coma now is recovering. So at the gym yesterday we did his fundraiser workout.

Sevan Matossian (26:13):

You can, I thought you had die to get a workout. You could just be just fucked up.

JR Howell (26:18):

Yeah, for sure.

Sevan Matossian (26:20):

All right. Uh, let’s go to, uh, do do any. And who do you wanna pick winners for this? You wanna pick? Uh, Laura HVAT and uh, and Ricky,

JR Howell (26:33):

Um, I’m gonna say Ricky and Tia.

Sevan Matossian (26:35):

Ricky and Tia. Okay.

Mattew Souza (26:37):

It’s Tia for everyone. Default <laugh>

Sevan Matossian (26:40):

Uh, okay. And, and, and Laura HVAT, uh, another, um, good to see her at the top. Another, uh, no pun intended, proven athlete by that. I mean she can do it all. She can rock climb. I’m sure she can throw, she could probably fight. She could ride a bike. She could probably dance. I mean, she she’s, she’s the real deal. Uh, okay. Let’s go to the second workout that we know, which is not necessarily workout. Number two, correct?

JR Howell (27:09):

Uh, this is workout. Number two. If you scroll up a little bit, it says two, a two B.

Sevan Matossian (27:14):

Okay. So we’re still on day one.

JR Howell (27:18):


Sevan Matossian (27:19):

And do we know what time that workout that um, the, the bike workout starts the bike to work, um, on tomorrow.

Mattew Souza (27:26):

Let me check the schedule if it is.

JR Howell (27:28):

I think John said 10:00 AM last night. Didn’t he?

Mattew Souza (27:31):

Um, 9:00 AM. Yeah. 9:00 AM for individuals. Looks like the first,

Sevan Matossian (27:35):

So that’s 7:00 AM Pacific. Wow. I’m gonna be up early tomorrow. Okay. Uh, okay. Uh, of, of individual. And, and do we know where that workout’s gonna be? The riding one is, is that where they ride through town? They’re gonna be riding through Madison. Oh, I guess it’s a one mile lap, but it’s out in the wild.

JR Howell (27:54):

Like I said, I think it’s a mixture of road and, and off road terrain.

Sevan Matossian (27:58):

Okay. Um, any Hills

JR Howell (28:02):

Haven’t heard.

Sevan Matossian (28:04):

Okay. I heard there is a little bit of a downhill that goes into a gravel turn, but I never, I never know exactly what people mean by a hill. And if there’s a downhill, obviously that there, that means there has to be an uphill.

Mattew Souza (28:16):

Yeah. And we could go check it out later too. I’ll walk around the venue and see if we could find anything and get some pictures or something like that too, where it might be

Sevan Matossian (28:22):

Awesome. Okay. Uh, two. So this is event number. So now we know for sure, there’s at least 11 scored events because we had 11 time slots originally. And now one of the time slots has two scored events, two a and two B. We don’t know for sure. They’re a hundred points each. Right?

JR Howell (28:39):

Well there’s well, there’s, there’s 12 testing windows now. So we know there’s at least 12 scored events. There may be more,

Sevan Matossian (28:46):

Uh, 13 scored events. Right. Because this is, we know there’s at least.

JR Howell (28:50):

Okay. Right, right.

Sevan Matossian (28:51):

Okay. Where did they add the, uh, the 12th, uh, or, um, testing window. Was it at the end? On the last day?

JR Howell (28:58):

It was on the, no, it was on Wednesday. I believe originally there were three and now there are four testing windows on Wednesday.

Mattew Souza (29:04):

Wow. Just those big blocks at first. And then they broke ’em down now.

Sevan Matossian (29:08):

Okay. Um, so, uh, let’s do it. Let’s talk, let’s talk about this thing. Okay. Will Branstetter says they, they have now officially said there are 13 scored events. Okay.

Mattew Souza (29:24):

I like the jerk box and this one a lot.

JR Howell (29:27):

Yeah. So this, so seeing this workout, I think of the three is the first time you’re really seeing like Boz put his stamp. Right. There’s gonna be other things that are unique elements, I think to him and the way he sees programming, but we still get the progression of the shuttle run. Like we talked about, we thought that that would stay from, you know, supposed to have been in workout. Um,

Sevan Matossian (29:51):

But why do they call it a shuttle run? It’s not a shuttle to overhead. No one does a 400 meter shuttle run.

JR Howell (29:58):

I think that, I think that is how they’re gonna.

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