Date of Birth: 8/10/1986
Born: Fallon, NV
Lives: Spring Creek, NV
Short to Long Distance (1-12+ miles)
OCR Coach: Self
Bryan McCombs was born in Nevada and still calls the Sagebrush State home. He started racing Motocross at the age of 14, competing into adulthood, and in 2017 found the sport of Obstacle Course Racing. Bryan had early success, placing 1st in the Competitive Heat in the Seattle Sprint, and went on to podium 4 more Competitive Spartan heats including the Beast distance at the Spartan World Championships. Coming from a non-running background, Bryan is making quick advances and focusing his training to continue pushing his performance forward.
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What was your first obstacle race and why did you do it?
My First race was a Spartan Sprint in Snohomish Washington in April 2017. I decided that I would test my luck In Obstacle Racing and endurance sports after I stopped competing in Motocross.
What drives you to compete?
I have a very competitive personality and I always want to test myself to find my limits physically and mentally. I always want to be growing as a person and racing has taught me a lot about myself and my body's capabilities.
If you could run an obstacle race anywhere in the world, where would it be?
I would love to run an obstacle race in Australia.
What interesting fact do most fans of OCR not know about you?
I have no athletic background in running. I had never run more than a mile until February 2017.
Who is one of the OCR athletes you admire most and why?
I really admire Kirk DeWindt as an OCR athlete. From the first time I met him he has always taken the time to chat with me and give me helpful advice. It's awesome to see his progress at the top of the Elite Class.
If you hadn't found OCR, in what sport(s) would you be competing?
I'm not sure I would be competing in any sport if I hadn’t found OCR.
What are your goals with OCR?
My goal with OCR is to make it to the top of the Elite Class and compete for podiums at every event.