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Episode 9: Hannah Hudson – Medieval Armored Combat & More

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This week’s episode of the podcast we jump into new territory for many in the world of sports. A very old sport it making a resurgence these days which has people swinging swords and gearing up in chain metal armor. That sport is Medieval Armored Combat. Hannah Hudson joins the show this week to talk about what Medieval Armored Combat is as well as how this librarian got into such a unique sport. She is one of the few women in the sport today and owes it all to the CrossFit Games.

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She also talks about how her love for fantasy, superheroes, and more prompted her to start a new fitness movement in Salt Lake City called The Refinery which incorporates fitness and fantasy making for a unique exercise experience open for all promoting a body positive space.

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Finally, Hudson fills us in on her other hobby Scottish Highland Games and how having PCOS and a non-traditional body type has actually been an asset in her competing in this other traditional sport. All this and more on this episode of the podcast!

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Hannah Hudson – Medieval Armored Combat, Body Positive, and More

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Show Notes: 

Introduction and Sponsor Message

Hannah Explains Medieval Armored Combat and how a trip to the CrossFit Games to watch Ute CrossFit compete sparked her interest in this sport.

Amy “Valryrie” Graham – Mentor Armored Combat Fighter for Hannah

Started in the sport to research the young adult books she was writing

How to train for Armored Combat?

Creating The Refinery in Salt Lake City

HEMA – Historical European Martial Arts

Hannah talks about becoming a trainer and her certification from Gym Jones

The Refinery Fitness created – Geek Games, Battlestar Gallactica themed workouts, and other themed workouts.

Hannah Talks about PCOS and how she has created a body positive workout space because of her own experiences.

Scottish Highland Games

Hannah talks about her coach and mentor Bobbie Jo Benegas of Drive Fitness.

Find Hannah on:

Hannah’s Website: https://hannahcheriehudson.wordpress.com

Hannah on Instagram: @thelibrarianbarbarian

The Refinery Gym: http://refinery.fitness


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Margaret Schlachter is Founder of DirtinYourSkirt.com. She has been part of the OCR Community since 2010. When not working on the next article she can be found running from race-to-race. She is Editor-in-Chief of MudRunGuide.com. She authored the book Obstacle Race Training.
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