John Hirsch is a pro athlete, coach and writer. His pro OCR career highlights include two world titles as the Spartan Masters Ultra Beast World Champion in 2015 and 2016. He also has several rugged maniac wins in those years as well in New York, New Jersey and Massachusetts. He is also a professional triathlete with three top 10 Pro results from Ironman Lousiville, North Carolina and Lake Placid, and qualifying and competing as a pro in 70.3 World Championships (2009) and the International Triathlon Union Long Course World Championships in Victoria -Gasteiz Spain. As a trail runner is has countless wins including the Wachung Mountain Marathon and Block Island Shad Bloom off road race. He is also has wins as a road cyclists, mountain biker and in cyclo-cross cyclist.