| Ep 521 – Downhill Ice Cross with Jack Schram

Author / Cali Hinzman

1 Hour 13 Min Listen

We need the tonic of wildness

Imagine bombing down an icey track on hockey skates in minimal pads. As if this wasn’t terrifying enough, there are opponents all around you trying to edge you out and take the lead. Exciting? Yes. Dangerous? No question about it. That’s why this sport qualifies as extreme and it’s also why it’s so damn fun to watch. Hear Jack Schram discuss his love for the rush and competition playing for Team USA…all the way from Bali.

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Ever wondered what training looks like for an ice cross competitor? No? Because you’ve never heard of ice cross? Shame on you. Get on your google and prepare to be amazed. Courage and athleticism are the minimum requirements for this high risk extreme sport. As Jack Scram discusses, your training could be the difference between a win and loss, or more importantly, a career ending injury. Listen NOW!

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Follow Jack Schram on instagram @jackschram and his Ice Cross venture @icecrosstv!

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Cali Hinzman

A strength and conditioning coach since 2009, Cali has worked with numerous athletes spanning from rugby players to cross country skiers. Almost immediately after finding CrossFit in 2010, she was introduced to a program that better suited her athletic goals. With her existing background in powerlifting and football, she became a natural devotee to CFFB/PowerAthlete and testament to it's effectiveness. In 2012, she left D.C. and headed for the state named after her to be a part of the CrossFit Football Seminar Staff and a Jedi of Power Athlete HQ. Cali currently resides in Seattle where she works full time in law enforcement.


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