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Former Navy SEAL John Allen was once in the shoes of many of the special operators he helps today. He was fresh out of the Teams and wasn't really sure what his next step was going to be. How was he going to provide for his family? A few connections and events later, and Elite Meet was...

Clark Impastato went from an 80's military movie lover, to Navy SEAL, to beard-care entrepreneur. With an interesting story like Clark's, we had to feature him as a Warrior.

 Sean Clayton knows as well as anyone that transitioning out of the military is rarely a smooth movement.  With unhealthy vices filling the void left by his military service, he knew he needed to turn his life around. Looking for something else to dedicate his time to, he found obstacle course...

Valhalla's Forge is a company like no other.  Run by retired Navy SEAL Jimmy Hintzke, the business specializes in custom metal and woodwork and has been doing so for over 20 years.  When I say “custom” metal and woodwork, I mean CUSTOM stuff.  This is not some run-of-the-mill plaque shop where...

The transition out of military service is never simple, but Three Points Racing is here to help military veterans transition their skills to the race track. 

Taylor Canfield has taken a different path than most after his departure from the US Navy SEALs. Canfield is currently racing in the K&N Pro Series with aspirations of racing at the highest level of NASCAR. 

Former Navy SEAL Dan Cnossen lost both of his legs while serving our country, but that didn't deter him from getting back into shape. Not only did he just get in shape, he became a Paralympic biathlete and cross-country skier. Cnossen earned a gold medal at the 2018 Winter Paralympics in the...

David Hippensteel is a five-time CrossFit Games Masters athlete and the 3x reigning champion of the Masters 60+ Division. A former triathlete and decathlete, he started CrossFit in 2012 and enjoyed early success at the CrossFit Games before finally winning in 2016. Aside from his CrossFit Games...

Brian Ribera is the founder of Military Mobility, a non-profit that gives military veterans the chance to get back into a team environment after making the transition out of service. Brian, a Navy SEAL officer, discussed with us his childhood aspirations to be a SEAL, how Military Mobility came...

Cory Procter's years of fighting in the trenches for three NFL teams earns him the title of a Kill Cliff Warrior. Procter spent six years in the National Football League as an interior offensive lineman, splitting his time between the Detroit Lions, Dallas Cowboys, and Miami Dolphins. Procter...

From the Air Force Academy to the Navy SEALs to swimming across the English Channel, John Doolittle has always been looking for ways to serve others. These aspirations led him to get involved with the Tampa Bay Frogman Swim, which benefits the Navy SEAL Foundation.  

Alden Mills has held many titles in his lifetime including Navy SEAL, coach, motivational speaker, husband, father, and son, but the one you likely recognize him from is an entrepreneur in his ventures with the Perfect Pushup and Perfect Fitness. 

A regular day on the job forever changed the life of Keith Miner. On May 8th, 2000, Miner was pulled into a wood-chipper due to the mistake of a co-worker. The wood-chipper was able to get a hold of Miner's right arm and he lost his hand as the result. Four days in the hospital and two surgeries...

Former NFL running back Justin Forsett has retired from football, but he hasn't stepped away from the game completely. 

Joshua Rucker is paralyzed from the belly-button down, but that hasn't kept him from living our his dreams and maintaining a high level of positivity towards life. In September 2002, A car accident that resulted in his vehicle flipping 14 times and Rucker was pronounced dead at the scene. After...

Scott Garrett, better known as Big Sarge, is a retired U.S. Army soldier and Purple Heart recipient. As a member of the 1st Calvary Division, one of the most decorated divisions of the U.S. Army, Garrett was deployed to Iraq for Operation Iraqi Freedom II. On September 5th, 2004, the HUMMV that...

With months of preparation and repetition behind him, Mickey "The Viking" Tomlin is ready to compete in his first U.S. Strongman Nationals on June 30th in White Plains, NY. 

WARRIORS

Tatum Barber

by KILL CLIFF / June 20, 2018

It’s me, Tatum B. Or Tate, as most people call me. I am an adaptive athlete, 25 years old, and I want to win the WheelWOD Games this July. I was born in Birmingham, Alabama with Spina Bifida, which impairs my lower body, mainly my ability to walk.

Meghan was a Division 3 rower at Ithaca College in upstate New York.  After graduation, she decided to see how far she could take her passion for rowing and competing; she began training for the US National team.  After five years and three failed attempts, Musnicki made what would be the first...

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Lindsay Hilton

by KILL CLIFF / May 30, 2018

Lindsay Hilton was born missing all four limbs. Being a congenital amputee, Hilton had two roads to choose from early in life. She could've chosen to let life kick her around and feel sorry for herself every day. Alternatively, she could've grabbed life by the horns and not let anyone tell her...

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Austin Cahoy

by KILL CLIFF / May 22, 2018

Kill Cliff's very own Austin Cahoy is headed to CrossFit regionals. Regional competition is not unfamiliar for Cahoy as he's competed with CrossFit 417 at the team level, but this time it's got a different feel. For the first time in his CrossFit career, Cahoy has qualified to compete as an...

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Jason Overbaugh

by KILL CLIFF / May 16, 2018

Jason Overbaugh has spent the majority of his life serving others. His service started when he joined the US Marines as a communication specialist in 1992 and served for four years. After his time with the Marines was through, he joined the Atlanta Police Department. He has spent the last 15...

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Wayne Dowd

by KILL CLIFF / May 9, 2018

Wayne Dowd is a 22-year veteran of the US Navy who served with SEAL Team 2 as a lead sniper and regional survey team member.  While in the Navy, Dowd planned and conducted special operations missions in various locations worldwide, including Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia, Bosnia, Albania, and...

Born without his right hand, Curtis Frey had to adapt to life a little differently than everyone else.

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Craig Towler

by KILL CLIFF / April 23, 2018

The Fourth of July is usually a day that Americans spend celebrating the birth of our country. For Craig Towler, it will always be the anniversary of the day that changed his life forever. On Independence Day in 2016, Towler was unloading his SUV after working at a race all morning when he felt...

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Tazz Tucker

by KILL CLIFF / April 23, 2018

Tazz Tucker embodies the Warrior lifestyle with his life-long dedication to fitness. Tucker, a NASM Certified Personal Trainer, is the founder of Zealously Fit, where he focuses on weight loss and muscle gain through online, in-person, and competition preparation training. Born and raised in...

I am a native of Dallas Texas. Born here, raised in North Louisiana throughout my school years and moved back to Dallas in 1986. Graduated in 1987 from a small town high school (Venus TX) then joined the United States Air Force as a Ground Radio Communications Technician. Once Bootcamp and...

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Chris Irwin

by CHRIS IRWIN / March 28, 2018

Chris Irwin is a former Navy SEAL, former CrossFit gym owner, and former President of Kill Cliff who now serves as the company’s Senior Advisor for the Navy SEAL Foundation. Chris spent 20 years in the military (14 active, 6 reserve) serving all over the world. Following his military...

Coach B is a Level 5 Senior International Weightlifting coach. He is a graduate of Notre Dame and obtained his MS degree from the University of Kentucky. He was a Captain in the United States Marine Corps.

Robin King is an absolute warrior. A native of Dallas with a degree in finance from Cal State, she did not anticipate the trajectory of her career and its impact on so many when her photo-journalist husband decided to chase the dream of becoming a Navy SEAL.