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Kill Cliff brings you the Kill The Quit Show in collaboration with Dickey Broadcasting, 680 The Fan, and Xsports / ESPN Radio. With host Mark Zinno, the show airs weekly on Saturday morning on 106.3 FM or 1230 AM. It can be listened to live on the XSports app. The Kill The Quit Show features top performers out there killin' the quit every day. From Olympic athletes and coaches to elite military operators and business minds, this show focuses on the journey of its Guests in their unyielding commitment to performance and success. Kill Cliff was founded and created by a former Navy SEAL with the spirit of giving back to the community, and makes clean and tasty sports drinks for energy, endurance, and recovery. Kill Cliff honors the dedication and sacrifice made by these warriors and their families by donating a portion of the proceeds through an Official Partnership with the Navy SEAL Foundation. KILL THE QUIT™. Visit KillCliff.com and follow Kill Cliff on Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram @killcliff, #killthequit, and #killcliffignite.

Kill Cliff brings you the Kill The Quit Show in collaboration with Dickey Broadcasting, 680 The Fan, and Xsports / ESPN Radio. With host Mark Zinno, the show airs weekly on Saturday morning on 106.3 FM or 1230 AM. It can be listened to live on the XSports app. The Kill The Quit Show features top performers out there killin' the quit every day. From Olympic athletes and coaches to elite military operators and business minds, this show focuses on the journey of its Guests in their unyielding commitment to performance and success. Kill Cliff was founded and created by a former Navy SEAL with the spirit of giving back to the community, and makes clean and tasty sports drinks for energy, endurance, and recovery. Kill Cliff honors the dedication and sacrifice made by these warriors and their families by donating a portion of the proceeds through an Official Partnership with the Navy SEAL Foundation. KILL THE QUIT™. Visit KillCliff.com and follow Kill Cliff on Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram @killcliff, #killthequit, and #killcliffignite.
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Kill Cliff brings you the Kill The Quit Show in collaboration with Dickey Broadcasting, 680 The Fan, and Xsports / ESPN Radio. With host Mark Zinno, the show airs weekly on Saturday morning on 106.3 FM or 1230 AM. It can be listened to live on the XSports app. The Kill The Quit Show features top performers out there killin' the quit every day. From Olympic athletes and coaches to elite military operators and business minds, this show focuses on the journey of its Guests in their unyielding commitment to performance and success. Kill Cliff was founded and created by a former Navy SEAL with the spirit of giving back to the community, and makes clean and tasty sports drinks for energy, endurance, and recovery. Kill Cliff honors the dedication and sacrifice made by these warriors and their families by donating a portion of the proceeds through an Official Partnership with the Navy SEAL Foundation. KILL THE QUIT™. Visit KillCliff.com and follow Kill Cliff on Facebook, YouTube, and Instagram @killcliff, #killthequit, and #killcliffignite.

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Episodes

No. 039 Chris Henderson: 3 Doors Down Guitarist & U.S. Navy Veteran

5/22/2019
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After a few weeks off, we're back with a strong episode. Our guest this week is Chris Henderson. Chris is the guitarist for 3 Doors Down, a U.S. Navy veteran, and an Army veteran. Chris also battled addictions to heroin, cocaine, and alcohol. His addictions led to weight gain that topped him out at 287 lbs. Chris got sober and found a new addiction in CrossFit, which has helped him lose 130 lbs. Host Mark Zinno and Chris squeezed a lot into an hour, including his childhood aspirations of...

Duration:00:50:06

No. 038 Jenn Dancer: Former Professional Soccer Player & CrossFit Games Athlete

4/29/2019
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The 38th episode of the Kill Cliff Podcast is here! We are joined by Jenn Dancer for this episode. Jenn is a former professional soccer player and CrossFit Games athlete. She played collegiately at the University of Missouri and professionally in the U.S. and Sweden. She has competed both as an individual and on a team at the CrossFit Games, including a second place finish in 2018 with her Invictus team. Zinno and Dancer talk about Jenn's early life which was filled with multiple sports,...

Duration:00:51:44

No. 037 Calvin and Riley Ridley: Atlanta Wide Receiver and Wide Receiver Draft Prospect

4/22/2019
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On episode thirty-seven of the Kill Cliff Podcast, we are joined by Calvin Ridley and Riley Ridley. Calvin is a former All-American at the University of Alabama and is now lining up opposite of Julio Jones in Atlanta. The younger brother, Riley, just finished up his career at the University of Georgia and has spent the last few months preparing for the draft. Host Mark Zinno talks with the brothers about their childhood, growing up playing on the same team, the recruiting process, playing...

Duration:00:25:42

No. 036 Ben Askren: UFC Fighter & Former U.S. Olympic Wrestler

4/11/2019
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Ben Askren is our guest on the 36th edition of the Kill Cliff Podcast. Ben was a 2x state championship high school wrestler, 4x All-American at the University of Missouri where he won 87 matches in a row over his junior and senior year, wrestled for the United States at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Bejing, made his way up the MMA ranks, and is now fighting in UFC. Ben and host Mark Zinno go over Ben's childhood, his early memories as a wrestler, his dominance in high school wrestling, being...

Duration:00:49:27

No. 035 Lyle Thompson: NLL MVP & NCAA D-1 Career Points and Assists Leader

4/5/2019
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Lyle Thompson is our guest for the 35th edition of the Kill Cliff Podcast. Lyle is currently the star of National League Lacrosse's Georgia Swarm. In his short time in the league, Lyle has won the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player, and led the Swarm to win a championship in 2017. Before his professional career started, Lyle dominated college lacrosse at the University at Albany where he set the NCAA D-1 record for most career points and assists. He has three brothers that also play...

Duration:00:48:51

No. 034 Andy Stumpf: World Record Holder & Navy SEAL Veteran

3/29/2019
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We are joined by Andy Stumpf for episode thirty-four of the Kill Cliff Podcast. Andy is a Navy SEAL veteran and a world record holder. Although no longer wearing a uniform, Andy continues to fight for the SEAL community and their families. In 2015 he set two World Records after jumping from 36,500 feet and flying over 18 miles in a wingsuit in an effort to raise 1 Million Dollars for the Navy SEAL Foundation. Andy is a sponsored skydiver and BASE jumper, constantly traveling the world...

Duration:00:50:58

No. 033 John Allen: Navy SEAL veteran & CEO of Elite Meet

3/24/2019
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On the 33rd episode of the Kill Cliff podcast, we are joined by John Allen. John is not only a Navy SEAL veteran, but he is also the CEO/Founder of Elite Meet, an organization dedicated to helping recently retired special operators gain high-quality employment. John and host Mark Zinno chat about everything from John's insanely talented family, how his mom finagled his way into college, his participation in a riot, becoming a world-ranked gamer, his introduction to a couple of SEALs that...

Duration:00:53:52

No. 032 Kyle Maynard: Quadruple Congenital Amputee, Best-Selling Author, and Motivational Speaker

3/13/2019
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Episode 32 of the Kill The Quit podcast features possibly our most unique guest yet, Kyle Maynard. Maynard is a quadruple congenital amputee, best-selling author, motivational speaker, Mt. Kilimanjaro conqueror, 2x ESPY award winner, competitive MMA/Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fighter, world record-setting weightlifter, and more. Maynard and Kill The Quit host Mark Zinno dive into the life of Kyle, including the realization that he's different than everyone, getting started in youth sports, losing...

Duration:00:50:07

No. 031 Omar "Crispy" Avila: Purple Heart Recipient

3/7/2019
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For episode 31 of the Kill the Quit podcast, we are joined by Omar "Crispy" Avila, a retired Army sergeant, Purple Heart recipient, Combat Infantry Badge Recipient, and Paralympic record holder. Crispy and Zinno chat about Omar's childhood aspirations for joining the military, having to choose between college football and military service, his initial deployment thoughts, the incredible story of how he was nearly killed in action by multiple IEDs, his recovery from the multitude of injuries...

Duration:00:51:34

No. 030 John Dudley: Former Team USA Archery Athlete & Elite Level Coach

2/20/2019
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John Dudley is our guest for the 30th edition of the Kill The Quit podcast! Dudley is a Kill Cliff athlete, professional archery athlete, former Team USA athlete, and an elite level coach. Dudley's trophy case includes: APA Rookie of the Year, IBO National Champion (2X), NABH National Champion, AZ International Gold Medallist, European Grand Prix Gold medallist, World Field Championship Bronze Medallist, World Field Championship Silver Medallist, Arnold Classic Champion (2X), US Open Silver...

Duration:00:52:29

No. 029 Megan Henry: Team USA Skeleton Athlete & Army Soldier

2/15/2019
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Our guest on the 29th episode of the Kill the Quit podcast is Megan Henry! Currently a member of Team USA Skeleton, Megan is in the process of making the 2020 USA Winter Olympic team. Not only is Megan an elite Skeleton athlete, but she is also an Army soldier. Mark Zinno and Megan discuss her recruitment into the Army, her time in the Army and the World Class Athlete Program, balancing a life of Army and athletics, how she originally got into the unique sport of Skeleton, explains the...

Duration:00:51:22

No. 028 Chad Ward: Whiskey Bent BBQ Pit Master

2/5/2019
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The 28th episode of the Kill The Quit podcast should be covered in BBQ sauce and listened to low and slow because we're talking BBQ. This week's guest is Chad Ward, Traeger Grills Director of BBQ Marketing and Whiskey Bent BBQ Pit Master. Host Mark Zinno chats with Chad about how Chad got his start in BBQ, everything about competition BBQ, sizing up his competition, teaching others how to throw down like him, his experiences with Traeger, and more.

Duration:00:48:10

No. 027 Todd Connor: CEO/Founder of Bunker Labs - U.S. Navy veteran

1/23/2019
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This week's episode of Kill the Quit features Todd Connor. Todd is the CEO and Founder of Bunker Labs and U.S. Navy veteran. Bunker Labs is a 501(c)(3) non-profit national network of veteran entrepreneurs dedicated to helping new veteran entrepreneurs start their own business. Todd joined Mark Zinno to discuss how his military service came about, his reaction to 9/11, his military career, transitioning out of the military, the creation of Bunker Labs, and more.

Duration:00:54:52

No. 026 Donny O'Malley: Creator of VET TV - U.S. Marine veteran

1/7/2019
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The first Kill The Quit episode of 2019 features one of our most creative guests yet. On this episode, we are joined by Donny O'Malley. Donny is not only a U.S. Marine veteran, but he is the creator/founder of VET TV. VET Tv is the first veteran television network full of dark, perverted, inappropriate, controversial, and irreverent military humor- created by and for veterans, without civilian influence. Host Mark Zinno and Donny talk about what led Donny to join the Marines, his father's...

Duration:00:50:54

No. 025 Jesse Iwuji: NASCAR Driver - Former College Football Player

12/19/2018
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Episode 25 of the Kill The Quit podcast is here and it's a good one. Our guest this week is Jesse Iwuji. Jesse is not only a professional NASCAR driver, but he also played football and graduated from the United States Naval Academy. Iwuji also served in the Navy and is currently in the US Navy Reserve. Iwuji and host Mark Zinno talk about Jesse's high school football recruitment, the balancing act of college athletics and academics, his time serving in the Navy, how he wound up on a race...

Duration:00:52:46

No. 024 David Taylor: 2018 World Champion & 2x NCAA Champion

12/13/2018
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Team USA wrestler David Taylor is the 24th guest on the Kill The Quit podcast. David is a four-time Ohio state champion, won two NCAA national championships at Penn State, and has continued his success in world competition as he has three US Open championships and was the 2018 World Cup champion. David and host Mark Zinno discuss David's youth in wrestling, David's determination for wrestling dominance at the age of 8, moving across the country for better wrestling competition, the coaching...

Duration:00:53:48

No. 022 Sam Dancer: 2x CrossFit Games Athlete

12/4/2018
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2x CrossFit Games athlete and former college football player Sam Dancer joins host Mark Zinno for the twenty-second episode of the Kill The Quit podcast. Sam discusses his early love for art, getting bullied in high school, his college football days at Western Illinois, developing keratoconus making him legally blind, his transformation into a CrossFit athlete, his lovely wife Jennifer, and more.

Duration:00:56:22

No. 023 Taylor Canfield: The First Navy SEAL To Drive NASCAR

11/29/2018
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On episode twenty-three of the Kill The Quit podcast, host Mark Zinno is joined by Taylor Canfield. Not only is Canfield a former Navy SEAL, but he's also the first Navy SEAL to drive NASCAR. Canfield chats with Zinno about how he decided to join the SEALS, how lying got him wet and sandy, fear of "the bell", what led him to NASCAR, and more.

Duration:00:54:43

No. 021 Mitch Aguiar: Navy SEAL veteran and professional MMA fighter

11/19/2018
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For the 21st episode of the Kill The Quit podcast, Mitch "Smashin' Frog" Aguiar joined host Mark Zinno in-studio. Mitch discussed his hatred of bullies, his naive approach to joining the Navy SEALS, his memories of BUD/S, balancing life as a SEAL while trying to make a name in the MMA world, and more. Be sure to subscribe to the Kill The Quit podcast so you don't miss out on any of these inspiring stories from these awesome athletes.

Duration:00:51:10

No. 020 Michael "Rod" Rodriguez: Special Forces Green Beret veteran

11/13/2018
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Retired Special Forces Green Beret Michael "Rod" Rodriguez is this week's guest on the 20th episode of the Kill The Quit podcast. Not only is Rod a Green Beret, but he is currently the President and CEO for the Global War on Terror Memorial Foundation and was hand selected for President George W. Bush’s Military Service Initiative Advisory Council with the role of advising and supporting the President and leadership of the Bush Institute on key Strategic and Programming priorities in support...

Duration:00:55:47