Episode 4: No Sleep Til Adventure: John Farless and Brian Fribley of No Sleep Adventures

Join us as TDZ interviews John Farless and Brian Fribley of No Sleep Adventures. Friends, Adventurers, and Co-Race Directors John and Brian share their love of adventure racing, their introduction to the sport, and how much they enjoy bringing AR to new racers. They also confirm the sport stranglehold that basketball has on the stateContinue reading “Episode 4: No Sleep Til Adventure: John Farless and Brian Fribley of No Sleep Adventures”

Episode 3: Brian Reiss, An Adventure Race Story Telling Machine

Brian Reiss – The Dark Zone’s Original Recording Guinea Pig – joins The Dark Zone to tell us how he umped into adventure racing with two feet, the things he’s learned along the way, and how to be a great teammate. Brian is always up for an adventure and he’s great for a story orContinue reading “Episode 3: Brian Reiss, An Adventure Race Story Telling Machine”

Episode 2: Shelley McLaughlin, Diving into AR with two feet (and snacks)

Shelley McLaughlin – AR Racer, lifelong educator, mom, spouse, and snack supplier extraordinaire – joins The Dark Zone to tell us her origin story, entry into AR, how to be a good teammate, and her recent experience at Expedition Oregon. An athlete her entire life, Shelley jumped into adventure racing at the suggestion of someContinue reading “Episode 2: Shelley McLaughlin, Diving into AR with two feet (and snacks)”

Episode 1: Michael Garrison, Executive Director, USARA

Join us as we hear from Michael Garrison, Executive Director of the United States Adventure Racing Association. Garrison/Mike/Michael (we call him all three during the podcast) is a longtime racer and not only offers an overview of adventure racing for the new person, but also speaks to what AR means to him and why heContinue reading “Episode 1: Michael Garrison, Executive Director, USARA”