RoShamBo : Unique Competitions, Extraordinary Competitors
By RoShamBo / Kim Drobes and Ted Ladue
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Amazingly unique competitions from around the world combined with storytelling from the most passionate competitors. Travel with Kim and Ted as they cover crazy competitions, extraordinary events, and just plain weird sports. RoShamBo Podcast is like This American Life meets Lonely Planet meets ESPN's The Ocho. From Stone Skimming in Scotland to Kinetic Sculpture racing in California, RoShamBo Podcast brings you wonderful stories from competitors that will make you want to join in the fun and games.
||CleanThe World Beard and Mustaches Championships - Episode 011||The sport of bearding and mustaching is, at it’s essence, presenting the most magnificent example of facial hair as it fits in one of 17 or so categories. The World Beard and Mustache Championships have been held every two years since the early 2000||10/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSneak Peek : Season 2||RoShamBo Season 2 is starting on October 9th. Here's a sneak peek of what's to come!||9/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRoShamBo Special - Dragon Con 2018||DragonCon takes place in Atlanta every Labor Day weekend - it's a costume lover's dream so of couse Ted and Kim had to check it out. If you enjoyed this episode please be sure to subscribe and review us in Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Stitcher or whe||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBonus Episode - The Ice Man from Frozen Dead Guy Days||For 18 years Bo Schaffer lugged blocks of ice up the hills of Nederland Colorado to ensure their most famous resident stayed frozen. If you enjoyed this episode please be sure to subscribe and review us in Apple Podcasts, Castbox, Stitcher o||8/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe World Stone Skimming Championship - Episode 010||Stone Skipping, or Stone Skimming as they say in Scotland, is another hobby we probably all grew up doing. All you need is a body of water and a flat stone and you can make that sucker fly.In the States we generally try to see how many skips we can ma||8/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDigit Wrestling - Episode 009||We all grew up thumb wrestling, right? Did you ever consider wrestling with your second strongest digit - the big toe? Yes! It’s a thing! And on this episode we cover both these amazing competitions. If you enjoyed this episode please be sure t||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe North American Wife Carrying Championship - Episode 008||If you’ve ever longed to go for a run with your wife on your shoulders but thought better of it, we have JUST the event for you! The North American Wife Carrying Championship goes down every fall at Sunday River in Maine. If you enjoyed this ep||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe National Gingerbread House Competition - Episode 007||Welcome to our Christmas in July spectacular featuring the National Gingerbread House Competition! If you’re looking for a sweet summer treat, this episode really takes the cake. If you enjoyed this episode please be sure to subscribe and review||7/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean24 Hours of Lemons - Episode 006||The 24 Hours of Lemons is an endurance roadracing series for cars that cost $500 or less. The name is a play off of the historic 24 hours of LaMans race, but as 84 time racer Anton Lovett put it, "Lemons isn't racing just for rich idiots, it's for all i||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBonus Episode- RoShamBo Recap : The Kinetic Grand Championship||Bonus Episode - RoShamBo Recap *Please listen to to the full episode (#3) about the race first. We promise it will make this bonus episode more enjoyable* The Kinetic Grand Championship crowned their winner over Memorial Day weekend. Congratulations||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFrozen Dead Guy Days' Coffin Race - Episode 005||Frozen Dead Guy Days is held every March in Nederland, CO. The festival celebrates it’s most famous resident (the ever frozen Grandpa Bredo) by holding a bunch of fun activities, including a good old fashion coffin race! Hear the story behind the lege||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe World Gurning Championship - Episode 004||What is Gurning, you ask? Gurning is a competition based on what some people call Grimacing - or “pulling a face”. The goal is to try and make your face look as ugly or ridiculous as possible. Come along with us on this episode we travel back in||5/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe Kinetic Grand Championship - Episode 003||Imagine a 50-mile race of Kinetic Sculptures. Sculptures are all-terrain human-powered art vehicles, engineered to race over road, water, mud, and sand. It’s for real and it's nuts! Listen in as we go Art over Elbows at The Kinetic Grand Championship||5/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe World Pinball Championship - Episode 002||The World Pinball Championship is hosted by the International Flipper Pinball Association and this year's event - IFPA 15 - is happening in Ontario, Canada. Join us as we go Full Tilt into the world of competitive pinball. If you enjoyed this epi||5/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanThe European Rock Paper Scissors Championship - Episode 001||Formerly known as the UK Rock Paper Scissors Championship, this competition has been going on for over a decade in London England. It's a total mind game that anyone can play but few can master. If you enjoyed this episode please be sure to subs||5/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWelcome to RoShamBo||RoShamBo is the podcast about unique competitions and the extraordinary competitors that make them happen. The world is a big, beautiful and sometimes strange place. All over the globe, interesting people are engaging in unique, quirky and just||4/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
Really great podcast! Funny, informative, and entertaining. Love it!
Really fun - light hearted but interesting! It’s amazing how many ways human beings have come up with to challenge and entertain each other. A welcome reprieve from a sometimes nasty world!
Loved the insights...hosts have a great chemistry.