Special Guests

Here you will find a list of special guests who have visited with us and shared their knowledge with Couch Potato Strong. Several are guests who have visited the Couch Potato Garage in person, others are top-level athletes from around the world. All have links to interviews with vast amounts of valuable knowledge. 

Sunday 4/11/2021 – Riccardo Magni – Grip Master, Certified MM1 Closer, Multiple World Record Holder on Shallow Hub and 5″ Bull Ring.

               Full Interview – Riccardo Magni Interview

Monday 4/5/2021 – William Maddox – Lifelong Martial artist, grip enthusiast, practitioner of wholistic and creative fitness. 

               Full Interview – William Maddox Interview

Wednesday 3/24/2021 – Clay Edgin – Powerlifter, strongman, and, legend of bending and gripsport!

               Full Interview – Clay Edgin Interview

Monday 3/22/2021 – Travis Krebs – Grip Enthusiast, steel bender, card deck shredder, business owner and operator, husband, father of a toddler, busy man with great time management. 

               Full Interview – Travis Krebs Interview

Saturday 3/20/2021 – Albie Mushaney – World’s Strongest Santa! Professional Strongman and Powerlifter. 

               Full Interview – Albie Mushaney Interview

Thursday 3/18/2021 – Jenn Tibbenham – World Record Holding Strongwoman!

               Full Interview – Jenn Tibbenham Interview

Monday 3/15/2021 – Crossover Event with Beyond the Bend Podcast! Cody Christensen from Beyond the Bend has taken great effort to fully engross himself into the sport of steel bending. Not only has he accomplished many bending feats himself, he has reached out to, and, showcased the best benders in the sport. There is currently a boom in the sport of steel bending, and, Cody is in large part responsible for this boom. We are honored to be a part of this historical moment in steel bending!

               Full Interview – Beyond the Bend Podcast Crossover Interview

Thursday 3/11/2021 – Dave Nisbet – Strongman, powerlifter, and, barehanded horseshoe snapper! 

               Full Interview – Dave Nisbet Interview

Friday 2/26/2021 – Don Cummings – Master Steel Bender!

               Full Interview – Don Cummings Interview

Thursday 2/25/2021 – Jason Gillen – Record holding strongman and powerlifter!

               Full Interview – Jason Gillen Interview

Saturday 2/20/2021 – Derek Graybill – Master Steel Bender!

               Full Interview – Derek Graybill Interview

Saturday 2/13/2021 – Adam T. Glass – Titan of Gripsport!

               Full Interview – Adam T. Glass Interview

Monday – 2/8/2021 – Tod Becraft – Foremost authority on neck and trap strength, strength athlete, 20 years of gripsport!

               Full Interview – Tod Becraft Interview

Saturday – 2/6/2021 – Ben Glasscock – Competition powerlifter, strength coach, nutritionist, and gym expert!

               Full Interview – Ben Glasscock Interview

Wednesday – 1/27/2021 – Kitty Bates – Competitive Strongwoman!

               Full Interview – Kitty Bates Interview

Saturday – 1/23/2021 – Ben Edwards – Grip Sport Legend!

               Full Interview – Ben Edwards Interview

Saturday – 1/16/2021 – Mike Buck – Former competition powerlifter, top-level gripster, collector, and, creator. 

               Full Interview – Mike Buck Interview

Wednesday – 1/6/2021 – Joy Brown – Longevity expert, 73 years young, powerlifter and grip athlete. 

               Full Interview – Joy Brown Interview

Saturday – 12/19/2020 – Jacob Zarris – Competitive Tournament Chess Player. 

               Full Interview – Jake Zarris Interview part 1

                                             Jake Zarris Interview Part 2

Sunday – 11/1/2020 – Imam Elahi – USPA Powerlifter, Record Holder, and Referee. 

               Full Interview – Imam Elahi Interview

Sunday – 9/27/2020 – Mike Wilfong – Powerlifter, Strongman, Grip Athlete and Timberline Stone lifter!

               Full Interview – Mike Wilfong Interview

Sunday – 9/6/2020 – Myra King – Local Hero – Health Care worker.

               Full Interview – Myra King (aka Moo) Interview 

Sunday – 8/16/2020 – Chrish Newell and Fontaine Kaufmann – local obstacle course racers, grip sport world record holder, and, overall incredible athletes.

               Full Interview – Chrish Newell and Fontaine Kaufmann Interview

Sunday – 8/2/2020 – Jeremy Kaufmann – International level obstacle course racer, ultra marathoner, and, personal trainer. 

               Full Interview – Jeremy Kaufmann Interview

Tuesday – 7/21/2020 – Ryan Polin – Personal Trainer, and, Owner of Proprioception.

               Full Interview – Ryan Polin Interview

Saturday – 7/4/2020 – Christopher Daigle – Local Hero – SWAT Officer. 

               Videos from this visit – Couch Potato Youtube Channel

Wednesday – 6/24/2020 – Taylor Overmiller – Multiple time obstacle course racing winner. 

               Full interview – Taylor Overmiller Interview