Make Moves Podcast

MMP #061 - Mike McCastle - 12 Labors Project

June 29, 2022 Clayton Moves
Make Moves Podcast
MMP #061 - Mike McCastle - 12 Labors Project
Show Notes

Mike McCastle is an INCREDIBLE Human Being. Multiple World Records, incredible feats of strength and endurance. A mindset shaped by a mission greater than himself and wrapped in love.

  • Mike McCastle is an American endurance athlete, multiple World Record Holder, globally acclaimed performance coach, award-winning blog writer and motivational speaker.
  • While Serving 11 years in the U.S. Navy, McCastle founded “Twelve Labors Project” - a charitable initiative driven by a purposeful mission to redefine the limits of human potential while inspiring others to elevate beyond their perceived capacity for greatness.
  • Primary focus on Veteran Mental Health and Parkinson’s Disease.

  • “12 Labors of Hercules” 
    • 50k run for cancer research (40 lb. vest)
    • 13-mile, 250 lb. Tire Flip for wounded veterans. He flipped the tire 137 spans along 500-foot paved streets over the course of 10 grueling hours (WR)
    • A Rope Climb that equaled the height of Mt. Everest, a full 29,029 feet in 27 hours for Parkinson’s Research - a cause that hits close to home following the death of his father (WR)
    • September 27th, 2015 - Mike shattered The Guinness World Record for “Most Pull-ups in 24 hours” (5,804 pull-ups, with 30 lb. pack to represent the heavy burden of the wounded warrior) (WR)
    • May 22nd 2016, Mike pulled a Ford F-150 pickup truck for 22 miles in 19 hours across Death Valley - to raise awareness for Veteran Suicide (WR)
    • April 11th, 2017 Mike began running 20 miles per day for 100 consecutive days to heighten awareness of Veteran Suicide epidemic. Completed July 11th, 2017.
    • September 14th, 2021 - Mike pulled a full size truck for 10 miles through the arctic circle
    • January 25th, 2021, Mike broke World Record for longest full body submersion in ice (2 hours 40 minutes) (WR)
  • Performance Coach for Athletes:
    • Colin O’Brady
    • Nelly Attar
    • Valerie Orsoni
    • Jenny Wordsworth

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