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In this episode, Nathan shares how he got his start in competitive lumberjack sports, beginning in his college days at SUNY ESF. Wondering what type of workout routine is needed to produce the immense amount of strength needed to be a lumberjack? Nathan expresses his opinion on which exercise is the biggest bang for your buck, and why it consistently makes it into his training regimen. Tune in as Will and Nathan discuss  the various events in the sport, and how Nathan juggles being a family man, a professional logger, and a competitive lumberjack- learn more about why he cuts down trees both for a living AND for fun! 
 
Nathan “Bucket”  Waterfield 
Nathan was in college when he started competing in lumberjack sports. Soon thereafter he participated in his first STIHL TIMBERSPORTS® Series. A decade has passed since that first competition and Waterfield still takes to the stage with his STIHL. The sport Waterfield was getting into would eventually become a major part of his career. He currently works as an arborist and runs his own business, a set up that allows him a flexible schedule and the ability to travel for competitions. When he’s home, he sets up his own lumberjack challenges as a way of training for the upcoming season. 
 
About STIHL TIMBERSPORTS: The Stihl Timbersports Series is a series of woodsman or wood chopping competitions where the athletes compete in the use of axes and saws in manners typical for lumberjacks. It was founded in 1985, and currently include six different disciplines, with both professional and collegiate divisions. 
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Aron and I talk about some of our favorite companies to deal with and announce a new Hunting Buddies photo contest. 

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Tayson Whittaker founder of Outdoor Vitals joins the show.  Outdoor Vitals is a gear company focusing on bad ass lightweight low cost gear that is sold directly to the consumer.  Including making some very innovative products for hammock camping.

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That one time I almost did and episode by myself.  In this episode we talk a lot about getting new people interested in hunting.  If you have any ideas send them our way.

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What would you do if someone broke into your home?  Do you know what you are legally allowed to do? Do you have a plan? Options? In this episode we sit down with Chris Fry of MDTS Training to talk about self defense and also how often the ego can get in the way of our training. 

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It started before my time.  the slow downfall and the quiet demise of the act of giving a sh*t.  

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In this episode we talk with owner and head coach John Bartholomeo of Crossfit Mohawk Valley and how he grew his busniess from 5 members in his garage to a giant facility with over 200 members.  

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We sit down with Chef and co-owner of Utica Bread and Tailor and the Cook Tim Hardiman to talk about food, passion for you work and what influences creativity. 

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In this episode Phil Baribeau comes on the show to talk about the new film he directs Charged.  Charged is the story of a Eduardo Garcia who with 2400 volts of electricity, lost an arm, ribs, muscle mass and nearly his life, but more importnant than what he lost is what he fuond. 

 

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Big Sexy is back! The Fit 4 the Hunt Shanley Brezen and Brian Horton join the show to talk about hunting, The Alpha Bowhunting Challenge and fitness for hunters. 

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