Episode 12 – Maggi Thorne – From Mrs. International to American Ninja Warrior
Maggi Thorne has been part of the obstacle racing scene for years. She has competed in top events like OCR World Championships, World’s Toughest Mudder, multiple Spartan Races and everything in-between. All the while also competing in beauty pageants winning the prestigious Mrs. International in 2014.
Since that time she has been on a roll, competing in American Ninja Warrior, the Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge show on NBC, and Team Ninja Warrior with Lance Pekus and Kevin Bull. She joins the podcast this week to talk about her journey, how she got into pageants, waiting at the walk-on line for three weeks for American Ninja Warrior and her college roommate Jessie Graff who has taken the American Ninja Warrior world by storm.
Maggi has done all this while also working with charities Soles4Souls collecting thousands of shoes for those in need, a board member of SelfID Self Image Defined and raising three strong independent children with her husband. Tune into the episode this week to hear all about Maggi Thorne and her journey.
Episode #012 – Maggi Thorne – Mrs. International to American Ninja Warrior
Introduction and Sponsor Notes
How Maggi Got into Pageants
Becoming Mrs. International 2014
Soles4Souls and collecting 5,000 shoes
Camping out at the Walk-on line at American Ninja Warrior
Protecting her family on social media
Traveling as a family
Jessie Graff as her college roommate at the University of Nebraska
Joining Team American Ninja Warrior with Lance Pekus & Kevin Bull
How pageants helped prep her for television
Behind the scenes on set of Spartan show and ANW
Maggi talks about the time Jessie got hit by a car and said “I wish I filmed that”
Role Models for women and why they matter
Tips for parents raising healthy strong children
SelfID – Self Image Defined Charity – http://www.selfimagedefined.org/
How to Connect with Maggi Thorne
Facebook: Maggi Thorne’s Official Page
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