Robert Killian: Faces of Endurance

Presented by SLO ULTRA trail races & games

You often hear “The man, the myth, the legend” thrown around… but this episode of the Endurance Town USA podcast features a man who was clearly inspiration behind the phrase! Green Beret & Professional Obstacle Course Racer, Robert Killian (aka Spartan Killian).

The story of Captain Killian from childhood, to his remarkable career in the Military, to his modern day gladiator status is one for the record books (literally)! We were honored to sit down with Robert in Avila Beach, CA during of full morning of training with Team California Warrior (they were preparing for the 5 day Obstacle Course race, Primal Quest, in British Columbia). Yes… those are waves crashing in the background. 😉

Here’s a very short list (to attempt adding them all is a monumental feat) of his accomplishments to date:

  • 2019 Kona Ironman Champion
  • 2010 Army Athelte of the Year
  • 2011 National Champion, Summer Biathlon
  • 2015 World Champion, Spartan Race Tahoe
  • Green Beret & Combat Veteran
  • 2016 & 2017 Top American, World’s toughest Mudder
  • 2016 US Army Best Ranger Winner
  • 2016 & 2017 Austria Series Champ, Spartan
  • 2016 Top American, OCR World Championships
  • 2017 Series Champion, Spartan Race with 6x podiums
  • 2017 World & US Elite Champions, Spartan Race 15x podiums

Instagram: @robert_killian

Facebook: @robertkillianathlete

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