When it comes to veterans and faces or names from the Death Race and of endurance events in general, few strike chord as a certain Mr. Don Devaney.
Death racers from days of yore will know that he comes from a philosophical background, but can still throw punches in a metaphorical sense when it comes to covering vast, uncomfortable distances.
Team SISU catches up with Don and talks about books people should read, what it means to truly understand endurance and his inclusion in the SISU Iron.
Kristena Barnes - When Endurance and OCR is more than just a hobby
Kristina Barnes has been quietly destroying OCR and endurance events with ease for a number of years now. So much so, that she recently designed and led her own rucking event. Harnessing her first hand knowledge, Kristina is now looking at the community in a broader scope, looking to bring that same excitement she feels […]Read More ›
Zac Cromwell - Gratitude is everything
Zac Cromwell has quietly gone about his journey in endurance, making many friends along the way. Harnessing his love and skills in rock climbing towards that of endurance events, he understands what it means to keep going. Catching up with Cookie from Team SISU recently, he discussed experiencing “the dark place” and how a couple […]Read More ›
Jon Townsend - Running is a reward, not a punishment.
Jon is a long-serving writer for These Football Times and the Original Coach and is the author of the upcoming book “It’s Just a Ball: Exploring the Complexities of a Simple Game”. Jon, a supporter of Liverpool Football Club and AFC Ajax, is based in the U.S. and is involved in promoting grassroots football […]Read More ›
Nick Waddell - When military training is used for "fun".
Nick Waddell has a lengthy and impressive background in the military. For fun, he crawls through sand and mud, hikes long distances and carries heavy things for no apparent reason. Nick is an endurance athlete. But what makes him tick and why would someone want to do these kinds of things when they don’t need […]Read More ›