Spartan Up! - A Spartan Race for the Mind!

Born in the fields of Ireland, Mo was a guide, teammate and mentor when Joe began adventure racing 20+ years ago. Her ethos are deeply steeped in the foundation and inspiration for Joe to build Spartan Race. Have you heard him say “if your not cold, your wearing too much. If you're tired, your sleeping too much. If you're not hungry, your eating too much.”? That and other great lines like “ Quit moanin & get goin!” originated with Mo. This is a great conversation, where we learn were many of Joe’s battle cries of grit hail from!

 


LESSONS
Visualize the things you want to happen
Have a point in the distance to go towards
Quit your moanin & get goin!
Learn & practice patience
Try things - don’t get stuck!
Use fear as fuel
Be cold, tired & hungry
Soak up life - don’t wait for another
Help those around you

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TIME STAMPS
0:00 Joe De Sena introduces Maureen’s interview
0:55 Shadyrays.com intro “Built for Adventure”
1:20 The women who inspired Spartan Race’s foundation
2:30 Growing up rugged in Ireland
4:00 Mountain biking to work and starting adventure racing
5:00 Don’t tell me not to do it- cause I’ll do it!
6:00 Joe’s adventure race “babysitters”
7:00 learning terrain of the World & every aspect of yourself
8:45 Joe visualizing the farm before it existed
9:45 Working with foster kids- surviving & adapting
12:00 Quit your moanin & get goin!
13:30 Shadyrays.com break “Built for Adventure”
15:00 Children are our future- dealing with “broken” children
17:00 Can you push kids too hard?
19:30 Joe’s Wall Street buddies joining races
21:00 Fear of entering the art world
22:50 Soaking up life
24:05 Joe reminisces about racing with Mau, that quitting is forever & being wired differently


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CREDITS:
Producer – Marion Abrams, Madmotion, llc.
Host: Joe De Sena
Synopsis – Sefra Alexandra | Seed Huntress
Production Assistant - Andrea Hagarty

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