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Kill Cliff Podcast
54 minutes | Mar 26, 2020
Sarah Logan - WWE Wrestler
Coronavirus got you anxious? Take a few tips from WWE Superstar Sarah Logan (@sarahloganwwe) - she's been preparing for living without grocery stores or creature comforts her whole life. The Nerds and Sarah sit down (at an appropriate social distance, of course) to talk and share a few laughs about Sarah's humble roots, a wild idea to head to Japan to be the whipping...girl for her wrestling mentors, and the twists and turns of her rise to be a WWE superstar in the ring. You will either be inspired or terrified of Sarah's expertise with a variety of weaponry, but you'll definitely be entertained!
78 minutes | Mar 11, 2020
Mike Day - Navy SEAL veteran
This week's guest is Navy SEAL veteran Mike Day. You may not know Mike's name, but you'll want to hear his story. Mike was shot 27 times by Al Qaeda and has lived to tell the story. You get to hear that story in this podcast. Guys like Mike are a rare breed in this world. We don't often find guys who have come out of the fire with the kind of humility, grace, and humor that Mike does. We promise you'll enjoy this podcast.
50 minutes | Feb 26, 2020
Gary Quesenberry - Top Shot contestant
The Nerds sit down with the hilarious and multi-faceted Gary Quesenberry, fan-favorite from The History Channel's Top Shot and Top Shot All-Stars, retired Federal Air Marshal, and author of the upcoming "Spotting Danger Before It Spots You: Build Situational Awareness to Stay Safe". Gary talks about his time in the Army, as a Federal prison guard, and as an entrepreneur making holsters in his Easy-Bake oven. Shamelessly, Gary admits that he stole Jon's SEAL Trident during a Wild West-style duel. Or something like that. You'll have to watch for the full details.
70 minutes | Feb 12, 2020
Jake McLaughlin - Actor/Army Veteran
In this episode of the Kill Cliff podcast, the guys from Entreprenerds Comedy sit down with Jake McLaughlin, former star of NBC’s hit drama Quantico, co-star of the upcoming movie “Home” with Kathy Bates, and a real-life war hero. We step back from the drama and talk about the hilarious shit from Jake’s time in Iraq, his missteps and his successes in his pursuit of getting to Hollywood, and his secret efforts to squeeze in shout-outs to the boys from his old platoon. This candid and self-deprecating take with one of Hollywood’s biggest up-and-comers will ruin your image of the pretentiousness of Hollywood!
48 minutes | Jan 29, 2020
Amelia Boone - Obstacle Course Racing Champion
On this episode of the Kill Cliff Podcast, the guys from Entreprenerds Comedy sit down with Amelia Boone. Amelia is one of the most accomplished Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) athletes in the history of the sport. She has won both the Spartan Race World Championship (2013) and World's Toughest Mudder (WTM) three times (2012, 2014 and 2015). In 2014, she won the WTM title eight weeks after major knee surgery. Amelia and The Nerds discuss her quick rise through the ranks of obstacle course racing all while balancing her career as a successful attorney. We talk about the pressures that come along with being the face of a rapidly growing sport, and what it’s like when injuries sideline you from maintaining that title. Amelia gets candid about some personal struggles, internet trolls, WWE finishing moves, and how she’s found strength from sharing her personal story with the world.
58 minutes | Jan 15, 2020
Todd Erlich and GW Garrison - KILL CLIFF founders
In this episode of the Kill Cliff Podcast, the boys from Entreprenerds Comedy sit down with the OG’s of the Kill Cliff brand, Todd Ehrlich and GW Garrison. Todd is the founder of the company, and GW joined the team shortly thereafter. The Nerds talk to Todd and GW about the challenges of creating and growing a small company, and some of the insane risks they took along the way that helped make Kill Cliff what it is today. Todd and GW were also candid about mistakes made early on at Kill Cliff but how supporting a larger cause (Navy SEAL Foundation) helped them persevere during challenging times.
76 minutes | Jan 1, 2020
Robbie "McDojoLIfe" McCall - Martial Arts Expert
On this episode of the Kill Cliff Podcast, the guys from Entreprenerds Comedy sit down with Robbie McCall, the brains behind the social media favorite, McDojoLife. Over his 22 years in martial arts and combat sports, Robbie has earned black belts in multiple martial arts and has competed as an amateur boxer and kickboxer. Robbie owns his own karate school but is most well known for running the highly successful Instagram and YouTube accounts, McDojoLife, where he exposes fraudsters and fakes in the world of martial arts. Robbie and the Nerds take a light-hearted look at the concept of McDojolife and how Robbie has used his extensive knowledge in combat sports to expose the scam artists plaguing the industry. During the podcast, we break down some of McDojolife’s greatest hits videos, diving deep into how these fraudsters brainwash and swindle their followers.
32 minutes | Dec 19, 2019
Mike Rodriguez - UFC FIghter
On this episode of the Kill Cliff Podcast, the guys from Entreprenerds Comedy chat it up with Mike Rodriguez, one of MMA’s fast-rising stars. Mike is well known for his flying knee and long, but he didn’t “burst onto the scene”…he’s literally fought his way through the ranks to become a force to be reckoned with inside the octagon. From his first fight in high school (where he logged the first-ever use of a carton of strawberry milk as a weapon) to his appearance on Dana White’s Contender Series to being a dad who’s job is to fight people, Mike, and The Nerds talk about the challenge and the hilarity of coming up in the UFC.
5 minutes | Dec 17, 2019
*** The KILL CLIFF Podcast is BACK (with new hosts)!***
After a long break, we are back! The KILL CLIFF podcast has gone through a bit of a makeover. Here's a quick look into what you can expect from the KILL CLIFF podcast 2.0: The podcast will be hosted by Jon Cleck and Josh Frank. Both are military veterans that have decided to join forces to create the Entreprenerds Comedy group. In the previous iteration of our podcast, our show consisted of interviews with badass/interesting people. That has not changed. Josh and Jon will simply be adding their own humor and flair to each episode. Be on the lookout for multiple episodes coming out every month!
46 minutes | Jun 28, 2019
No. 044 Brandon Biebel: Professional Skateboarder
Episode 44 is unlike any episode we've had before. Our guest this week is professional skateboarder Bradon Biebel. Biebel has been skating professionally for about 20 years. His sponsors include Girl, Diamond Supply Co, Spit Fire Wheels, Kill Cliff, Glassy Eye Wear, Grizzly Grip, and Ryot. Host Mark Zinno and Biebel talk about Tony Hawk's impact on the sport, how Biebel making skating videos put him on the map, dealing with security guards, Biebel's private skate park, his multiple sponsorships, skating injuries, and more.
51 minutes | Jun 25, 2019
No. 043 Sarah Logan: WWE Wrestler
Episode 43 might make you jump off the top rope and put someone in a headlock. Our guest this week is WWE star, Sarah Logan. Sarah makes up one-third of the Riott Squad and is a force to be reckoned with in between the ropes. Host Mark Zinno and Sarah talk about Sarah's early athletic ambitions, wrestling against boys, a concert that led her to the start of her wrestling career, her training experience in Japan, how she got her nickname Crazy Mary Dobson, getting into the WWE, and more.
51 minutes | Jun 14, 2019
No. 042 Jim Miller: All-Time Wins Leader in UFC's LIghtweight Division
For the 42nd episode of the Kill Cliff podcast, we have Jim Miller joining the show. Miller is one of the more accomplished fighters in UFC history as he holds the record for most UFC bouts, most wins in the Lightweight division, fourth-most wins in UFC history, and most Lightweight submission wins in UFC history. Host Mark Zinno and Jim talk about his love/hate relationship with wrestling, his relationship with his UFC fighting brother Dan, getting into the ring for the first time, the current state of the UFC, his memory of his fighting history, Dana White's impact to UFC's success, and more.
52 minutes | Jun 10, 2019
No. 041 Tim Burke: Creator/Co-Founder of The Tactical Games & U.S. Army Veteran
Our 41st episode is here and it's a good one! Our guest this week is the creator/co-founder of The Tactical Games, an athletic event that combines functional fitness and military training. Tim spent just shy of 24 years in the US Army. Starting off in the 82ndAirborne Division, Tim quickly made the transition to Special Forces. After serving a number of years in 7th Special Forces Group, Tim spent time as an instructor at the USAJFKSWCS teaching Green Berets. Host Mark Zinno and Tim chat about the creation of The Tactical Games, Tim's gymnastics background, how joining his friend for a meeting with a recruiter changed his life, how mowing his church's grass gave him a new perspective, details of his incredibly difficult Green Beret training, multiple stories from his 24-year military career, and more.
50 minutes | Jun 3, 2019
No. 40 Blaine McConnell: Team USA Bobsled & CrossFit Athlete
We've reached 40 episodes on the Kill Cliff podcast! To celebrate, we brought on Kill Cliff athlete Blaine McConnell as our guest all the way from Iceland. Blaine is an all-around athlete with experience in baseball, football, and CrossFit. His athletic background led him to join Team USA Bobsled. Host Mark Zinno and Blaine go through Blaine's impressive athletic background, the struggles of playing defensive back in arena league football, his introduction to CrossFit, how CrossFit could help football players train, his GRID league experiences, his girlfriend (now wife) proposing to him, working with CrossFit Invictus in San Diego, an Olympic watch part led him to becoming interested in bobsled, and his journey in making Team USA Bobsled.
50 minutes | May 22, 2019
No. 039 Chris Henderson: 3 Doors Down Guitarist & U.S. Navy Veteran
After a few weeks off, we're back with a strong episode. Our guest this week is Chris Henderson. Chris is the guitarist for 3 Doors Down, a U.S. Navy veteran, and an Army veteran. Chris also battled addictions to heroin, cocaine, and alcohol. His addictions led to weight gain that topped him out at 287 lbs. Chris got sober and found a new addiction in CrossFit, which has helped him lose 130 lbs. Host Mark Zinno and Chris squeezed a lot into an hour, including his childhood aspirations of the NFL, military service, and music, his decision to join the Navy, a jam session with a high school friend that led him to joining 3 Doors Down, playing music while serving in the Army National Guard and Navy Reserves, hearing their hit song Superman on national radio for the first time, the rise of 3 Doors Down, the details of his drug and alcohol abuse, the weight gain that led to his CrossFit career, and more.
52 minutes | Apr 29, 2019
No. 038 Jenn Dancer: Former Professional Soccer Player & CrossFit Games Athlete
The 38th episode of the Kill Cliff Podcast is here! We are joined by Jenn Dancer for this episode. Jenn is a former professional soccer player and CrossFit Games athlete. She played collegiately at the University of Missouri and professionally in the U.S. and Sweden. She has competed both as an individual and on a team at the CrossFit Games, including a second place finish in 2018 with her Invictus team. Zinno and Dancer talk about Jenn's early life which was filled with multiple sports, her eventual focus on soccer, her collegiate career at Mizzou, getting her chance to play professionally for the Boston Breakers, training for the U.S. National team, the influence that coach Tony DiCicco had on her career, playing overseas in Sweden, meeting her husband Sam Dancer through CrossFit, transitioning to CrossFit, and more.
26 minutes | Apr 22, 2019
No. 037 Calvin and Riley Ridley: Atlanta Wide Receiver and Wide Receiver Draft Prospect
On episode thirty-seven of the Kill Cliff Podcast, we are joined by Calvin Ridley and Riley Ridley. Calvin is a former All-American at the University of Alabama and is now lining up opposite of Julio Jones in Atlanta. The younger brother, Riley, just finished up his career at the University of Georgia and has spent the last few months preparing for the draft. Host Mark Zinno talks with the brothers about their childhood, growing up playing on the same team, the recruiting process, playing against each other in the 2018 National Championship game, hearing their name on draft day, and more.
49 minutes | Apr 11, 2019
No. 036 Ben Askren: UFC Fighter & Former U.S. Olympic Wrestler
Ben Askren is our guest on the 36th edition of the Kill Cliff Podcast. Ben was a 2x state championship high school wrestler, 4x All-American at the University of Missouri where he won 87 matches in a row over his junior and senior year, wrestled for the United States at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Bejing, made his way up the MMA ranks, and is now fighting in UFC. Ben and host Mark Zinno go over Ben's childhood, his early memories as a wrestler, his dominance in high school wrestling, being disappointed early in his college recruiting process, winning 87 matches in a row at Missouri, making the 2008 Olympic team, his transition to MMA, his debut in the UFC against former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler at UFC 235, and more.
49 minutes | Apr 5, 2019
No. 035 Lyle Thompson: NLL MVP & NCAA D-1 Career Points and Assists Leader
Lyle Thompson is our guest for the 35th edition of the Kill Cliff Podcast. Lyle is currently the star of National League Lacrosse's Georgia Swarm. In his short time in the league, Lyle has won the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player, and led the Swarm to win a championship in 2017. Before his professional career started, Lyle dominated college lacrosse at the University at Albany where he set the NCAA D-1 record for most career points and assists. He has three brothers that also play professional lacrosse, two of which are teammates of his on the Swarm. Host Mark Zinno and Lyle chat about the life of Lyle, including growing up on a Native American reservation, having lacrosse in his bloodline, enjoying the simple things such as hot water, playing high school varsity lacrosse as an 8th grader, why he chose Albany over Syracuse, getting to play with his brothers in the pros, his time with the Swarm, and more.
51 minutes | Mar 29, 2019
No. 034 Andy Stumpf: World Record Holder & Navy SEAL Veteran
We are joined by Andy Stumpf for episode thirty-four of the Kill Cliff Podcast. Andy is a Navy SEAL veteran and a world record holder. Although no longer wearing a uniform, Andy continues to fight for the SEAL community and their families. In 2015 he set two World Records after jumping from 36,500 feet and flying over 18 miles in a wingsuit in an effort to raise 1 Million Dollars for the Navy SEAL Foundation. Andy is a sponsored skydiver and BASE jumper, constantly traveling the world creating content for his sponsors. Host Mark Zinno and Andy talk about Andy's family history with the Navy, why he enlisted before his senior year of high school, his BUD/S experience, fearing the bell, the start of his base jumping career, his time in the SEALs, getting shot in his leg, becoming an instructor, his base-jumping records, and more.
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