Episode 24

Team Camp with Axeon Cycling Team

In January, David joined the Team Hagens Berman Axeon's training camp in Healdsburg, California. “Axeon,” is a U-23 cycling development team founded by Axel Merckx in 2009. David talks with Axel, along with several riders on the Axeon team that evoke the joy, promise and struggle of being a hugely talented work-in-progress, with your athletic life ahead of you.  Read more...

Episode 23

A Javelin Thrower's Guide to Letting Go with Kara Winger

As Kara looks to qualify for her fifth Olympics, in Tokyo, she sat down with David to talk about what inspired her as a little girl who didn’t even know what a javelin was, some of her sport’s finer points, and the mental and physical balance of the sport and how she utilizes that to help set big but achievable goals.   Read more...

Episode 22

Olympic Marathon Trials Preview with Jared Ward

In this episode, host David Willey talks with elite marathoner and Hive Platinum athlete Jared Ward, who will be running in the Olympic Marathon Trials in Atlanta on February 29th. Jared is a favorite to make his second Olympic Team after finishing sixth at the 2016 Games in Rio.   Read more...

Episode 21

Ski Jumper Sarah Hendrickson

Between Olympiads and World Cup podium finishes, Sarah has faced multiple injuries. She has had six knee surgeries, and has spent upwards of two years in grueling rehab. Although it has been challenging, it has taught her a lot, as you’ll hear throughout the episode. David and Sarah talk about a variety of different topics from nutrition to training, as well as the mental and physical aspects of recovering from injury. Read more...

Episode 20

A Snowboarder's Guide to Life

Episode 20 features our first conversation with a winter athlete. David Wiley talks with snowboard instructor Chris Rogers. With decades of riding, competing and coaching behind him, Chris knows as much about the sport as anyone. He talks about the unique joys and quirks of snowboarding. Read more...

Episode 19

Sports Nutrition with RD Kayla Martin

Hive Life begins 2020 with Penn State Dietitian Kayla Martin. Host David Willey and Kayla talk about how she balances the needs of a variety of athletes under her care. Listen and learn what you as an athlete should eat and when, no matter your discipline. Read more...

Episode 18

Hive Athlete Q & A

In our final episode of 2019 we talked with Honey Stinger runners as they prepared to run in the 2019 TCS New York City Marathon. We recorded out first live episode of the show at the New York Road Runners’ RUN CENTER in Manhattan, only two blocks away from where New York marathoners would make their final turn into Central Park toward the finish line. Read more...

Episode 17

Ultra Runner Courtney Dauwalter

Hive Gold athlete and ultrarunner, Courtney Dauwalter sits down with host David Willey a few weeks after the 24-Hour World Championships in Albi, France.  They talk about her injury, how she got through the race and what she’s learned from her “wake up call.” Read more...

Episode 16

Track Cyclist Mandy Marquardt

Join us on our first on-the-ride interview with Mandy Marquardt, a track cyclist, 18-time national champion, and a 2-time U.S. national record-holder in the 500-meter and team sprint. Read more...

Episode 15

Diabetic Pro Cyclist Lakota Phippen

Hive Life host David Willey and Team Novo Nordisk athlete, Lakota Phippen, talk about the training, chasing big goals, and competing as an athlete with Type 1 diabetes. Read more...

Episode 14

Achilles NYC Runners Brooke & Mel

Join host David Willey as he goes on a run and talks with Achilles athletes Melissa Blume and Brooke Danielson as they prepare for the 49th running of the TCS New York City Marathon. Read more...

Episode 13

OCR Athletes Nicole Mericle & Amelia Boone

This week we enter the world of Obstacle Course Racing.  Host David Willey talks with 2013 Spartan World Champion Amelia Boone and this year's Spartan World Champion, Nicole Mericle. Read more...

Episode 12

Pole Vaulter Katie Nageotte

Pole-vaulters are among the most remarkable athletes in the world. Two-time National Champion, Katie Nageotte stands as one of the best in the sport today. She opens up about her career ups and downs, the difference between fake and real confidence, and why her sport is so hard but very rewarding and even addictive. Read more...

Episode 11

Marathoner Jared Ward

Olympic marathoner Jared Ward is gearing up the TCS New York City Marathon in November and the Olympic trials in February.  His conversation with host David Willey is packed with tips and wisdom for optimizing nutrition, training and pacing.

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Episode 10

World Record Holder Brian Reynolds

As the current world-record holder in the half marathon for double-below-the-knee amputees, Brian Reynolds is more than a great athlete.  He's resilient, grounded, optimistic, and a husband and father of two. Read more...

Episode 9

Axeon Cycling Axel Merckx

Son of cycling legend Eddy Merckx, Axel Merckx talks with host David Willey about his own professional cycling career, owning and directing cycling team Hagens Berman Axeon, and every day life. Read more...

Episode 8

Para-Athlete Jeremy McGhee

Episode 8 features an interview with Hive athlete Jeremy McGhee, a multi-sport para-athlete who excels in surfing, skiing, swimming and mountain biking. Read more...

Episode 7

Ultra Runner Clare Gallagher

Hive Gold athlete Clare Gallagher sits down with host David Willey 10 days after her win at Western States 100 to share about the race and more. Read more...

Episode 6

Mountain Biker Nathan Collier

Episode 6 features an interview with Nathan Collier, a member of Honey Stinger’s in-house Mountain Bike Team. Nathan shares how he first started in the sport and how it’s ultimately a race against yourself. Read more...

Episode 5

Jenna Burkert

Hive Gold athlete Jenna Burkert, a freestyle wrestler and leader in her sport, reflects on how she got into wrestling and how the sport continues to challenge her and keeps her coming back for more. Read more...

Episode 4

Bill Gamber & Rich Hager

Honey Stinger co-owners Bill Gamber and Rich Hager reflect on the company’s early days as a seat-of-the-pants startup and share why their own athletic lives and ambitions are such a key part of Honey Stinger’s DNA Read more...

Episode 3

Stacy McAllister

Our first on-the-run interview with host David Willey and former competitive figure skater and new ultra-runner Stacy McAllister talking about her evolution as an athlete and how her grandfather continues to inspire her to challenge herself with ambitious goals Read more...

Episode 2

Kim Hess

Kim Hess and her quest to becoming only the thirteenth woman to complete the Adventurers Grand Slam as well as an interview with Honey Stinger employee and Nepali Sherpa, Chhiring Read more...

Episode 1

Neely Gracey

Neely Gracey and her plans for 2020 Olympic Marathon trials post-pregnancy as well as Fuel School and interview with Hive coordinator Katie Black Read more...