With his friendly smile, and penchant for designing courses that make you cry - Norm Koch has been a fixture of the Spartan Race world for years - even inspiring his own hashtag and fan club. #effnorm But, all good things must end, and Norm has left Spartan Race. We caught up with him to talk about why - and what comes next. If you've ever wondered what makes Norm tick, take a listen to Episode 36 of The NE Spahtens Show. Hint: It's not the years of innocent racers. Would you like to buy team gear? Check out our store, http://www.nesstore.com Would you like to find more team resources? Check our welcome page out, http://www.nespahtens.com/welcome We're on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Join our Mailing List, and maybe even become a 2017 Member and support the community! Don't forget to subscribe, and leave us a review in iTunes - it's the little things that help this podcast continue - your questions, your reviews, your feedback let us know you are out there, and you enjoy the content, and we'll keep recording for you!