MEDIA: TV & Video

Through Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) our athletes have made appearances on major networks and international broadcasts. This includes not only televised races but also news programs, OCR based TV competition shows and more.  

  • Michelle Warnky
  • Season 6
    Amy Pajcic Season 6
  • Season 6
    Amy Pajcic Season 6
  • Season 13
    Evan Perperis Season 13
  • Season 11
    Kendall Ortez Season 11
  • Season 10
    Kendall Ortiz Season 10
  • Michelle Warnky
  • Michelle Warnky
  • Michelle Warnky
  • Season 8
    Amy Pajcic Season 8
  • Season 7
    Amy Pajcic Season 7
  • Season 9
    Amy Pajcic Season 9

American Ninja Warrior

Jay Flores competed in Season 14 and 16 making it to the City Finals in S14

Evan Perperis competed in Season 13, 14 and 15 of ANW.

Amy "Magic" Pajcic was a regular on American Ninja Warrior appearing in six seasons so far (ANW Season 6-11) and making it as far as the Las Vegas Finals.

Michelle Warnky is also a regular on American Ninja Warrior with nine appearances on the show so far, with six of those making it all the way to the finals in Las Vegas. Michelle has also appeared on Team American Ninja Warrior as part of Team Lab Rats and in the All Star Episode in 2020 where her team won the National Championship.

Kendall Ortez competed in two seasons of ANW (10 and 11) making it all the way to the National Finals in Las Vegas.  He has also worked as a course tester behind the scenes for several of the more recent years.

Ultra-OCR Man Documentary

Combat veteran and Special Forces Operator, Evan "Ultra-OCR Man" Perperis sets out on self-created record setting ultra-distance charity events to raise money for the charity Folds of Honor. Evan attempts to run an Ultra-Obstacle Course Race (Ultra-OCR) at the simulated "altitude of 21,000 feet" a couple thousand feet below Everest's Death Zone". He also tries to run 8x OCR marathons in 8 consecutive days at 8 locations across the USA in the freezing conditions of winter all in an effort to raise money for kids whose parents were killed or wounded in US military service.

Learn about the crazy sport of endurance OCR with races lasting 5, 12 and 24 hours. Then deep dive into Evan's mind, training and physical conditioning of this professional OCR athlete with 90+ podium finishes.

Rachel Watters Savage Woman

10 minute documentary highlighting Pro Rachel Watters mindset, challenges and competing at Savage Race.

OCR Everest Documentary

Pro Evan "Ultra-OCR Man" Perperis attempts to climb the height of Everest while doing obstacles at Tough Mudder New England.  The event was filmed by filmmaker Bobby Ross and made into this 10 minute mini-documentary.  The event raised more than $3000 for the charity Infinite Hero Foundation.

Steve austin's Broken Skull Challenge

Former Pro Ashley Samples has appeared in episodes of Broken Skull Challenge. 

Former Pro Brenna Calvert also appeared in two different episodes, one of which was the All Star episode.

Battlefrog League Championships

Jay Flores and Former Pro Lisa Nondorf competed on the only season of the BattleFrog League Championship. Jay and Lisa were on Team Chicago. Jay and Lisa's team made it to the final episode but came up a little short in the end.

Former Pro Brenna Calvert was also on the show representing Houston.

Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge

The Pro Team had several athletes competing on both the first and second seasons of Spartan's Ultimate Team Challenge.  

On Season 1, Amy Pajcic led a team that was ultimately eliminated.

Several other former CTG Pros have also appeared on the show including Matt Campione (x2), Nathan Palmer and Matt Willis.

OCR Warrior

Pro Evan Perperis was featured on the short course race show OCR Warrior filmed at Atlas Race in Kansas City.

Former Pros have been on the show as well including Matt Willis, Nathan Palmer and Scott Weirzycki.

Televised Races

World's Toughest Mudder

Evan Perperis briefly shown in the World's Toughest Mudder main show and post-show shown on CBS and CBS Sports. Evan finished 8th overall with 90 miles over the 24 hour race. Episode aired on CBS and CBS Sports on December 25, 2016

Toughest mudder

Pro Evan "Ultra-OCR Man" Perperis was featured on two of the episodes of the CBS televised Toughest Mudder series, an 8 hour ultra-OCR filmed at night.
-Northeast (Philadelphia)- Aired August 19, 2017 on CBS
Evan Perperis finished 7th overall with 40 milesMidwest -(Chicago)- Aired October 28, 2017 on CBS
Evan Perperis finished 7th overall with 45 miles

  • Hannibal Race 2015
  • Hannibal Race 2017
  • Hannibal Race 2017

Hannibal Race

Brenna Calvert and Evan Perperis shown in live race coverage from Lebanon's first OCR World Championship Qualifying event, the Hannibal Race. Brenna finished 2nd getting a pre/post race interview as well as some air time of her going through the final gauntlet of obstacles. Evan finished 8th also getting some airtime on the final obstacles and a post race interview.

Evan Perperis shown on Lebanon's The Hannibal Race live coverage in December of 2015 where he finished 5th overall. 

News Programs

Jay Flores interviewed for a South African News channel in 2017 for being one of the first international athletes to successfully complete all obstacles at the Warrior Race.

Conquer The Gauntlet: Wichita
Aired on Wichita local news, KWCH, segment "Where's Shane?" July 14, 2017
Three segments aired highlighted Nathan Palmer and Evan Perperis talking about CTG, obstacle technique and completing obstacles.

News on 6 Tulsa: Tulsans push themselves to Conquer The Gauntlet: Video from event day shows Jay Flores completing Stairway to Heaven and an interview with the female champion Brenna Calvert.