Admittedly, we were unsure how the first FISO OCR Championships would go after their history of not being able to put on a world championship event for years. That being said the number of incredible athletes that showed up to Belgium to compete made this an incredible World Championship event!
When looking through the results Gian Maria Savani stood out as both the winner of the short course, runner up of the standard course, and an athlete that we didn’t know as much about. We reached out to have him on the show to hear more about him and were thrilled to have him as this week’s guest!
We discussed how he got into obstacle course racing, which athletes he looks up to, the importance of discipline, and how his races went. We also discuss some shortcomings of this event such as the overly complicated rule book, the continued lack of communication with prize money, there not being any drug testing, and..
Be sure to follow Gian on Instagram and cheer him on as he takes on future events, like the upcoming Italian OCR Championship finals!
0:00 – 2:43 – Intro
2:43 – 15:58 – Quick News
15:58 – 16:32 – Content Preface
16:32 – 1:15:14 – Gian Maria Savani Interview
1:15:14 – End – Outro
Next episode we plan to have someone on the show to build anticipation for Adventurey … uh Spartan’s OCRWC!
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