Our sports have long heralded rating systems that let us know just how we're doing. We may bicker over their ratings, but we return to them again and again. They help us set goals, and push ourselves harder. But what happens when we go beyond the limits of these systems? How do you measure fatigue, thirst and mental reselience? When these elements merge together, we begin to enter the mythical realm of hardcore.  Today, Brendan Leonard dives in with some simple ideas on who and what are hard core. How do you measure up?



Direct download: What_Is_Hardcore_.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:30 AM

  • We did some pretty hardcore stuff in boy scouts (oops, just violated the prime hard core directive). But, seriously, the whole "In Tents" misunderstanding was pretty funny.

    posted by: Bryan on 2012-08-25 01:59:06

  • One of my favorite episodes so far, but I am a new fan, so there is much more to listen too. It didn't take much to get me hooked,and now I listen to episodes everywhere I go.

    posted by: Seth H. on 2011-05-09 21:37:35

  • Really enjoyed this podcast. Fellow outdoor champions and weekend warriors throw this word around a lot! Wonderful to have you definition of what it takes to deserve the title, but never own it. Great podcast!

    posted by: Kris Roudebush on 2011-04-02 19:00:33

  • I know what hardcore is - it's winning the splitboarder category of Vertfest!

    posted by: shanesaw on 2011-02-16 02:13:49

  • So true, well said, LOL. loved it, just yesterday argued w co-worker over the subject. We strive for it, but so run from the label, respect for the greats I guess.

    posted by: Scott Harvey on 2011-02-08 16:02:02

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