I’m a Mudder Trucker, not a Tough Mudder

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I just signed up for a Tough Mudder race. Haven’t heard of it before? Watch this.

“If you can do this – you can do anything you put your heart and your mind to.”

Seriously.  I’m doing that. Let’s face it. I’m not a runner. I can’t do even one pull up without some assistance. I’m not sure I could be described as someone in great shape. But for the past week (and the next 5 months), I’ll be training for the Tough Mudder finish line. And it feels bigger than me. Bigger than anything I could ever accomplish. So I had this big emotion and I’m all proud of myself. Then, when my trainer told me this was going to be hell, I was (for good reason) really f-ing nervous. My TRAINER is scared for how she’ll survive this and I think I’m going to finish?

Then I thought “Wait. In a race with this much mud, this much disgusting shit, there has to be a video of people falling down.” Karma is going to be a bitch but it makes me feel better.

Stop judging me, I have a sense of humor and people falling down is really funny. The Jackass industry was founded on it.


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Kat Kibben [they/them] is a keynote speaker, writing expert, and LGBTQIA+ advocate who teaches hiring teams how to write inclusive job postings that will get the right person to apply faster.

Before founding Three Ears Media, Katrina was a CMO, Technical Copywriter, and Managing Editor for leading companies like Monster, Care.com, and Randstad Worldwide. With 15+ years of recruitment marketing and training experience, Katrina knows how to turn talented recruiting teams into talented writers who write for people, not about work.

Today, Katrina is frequently featured as an HR and recruiting expert in publications like The New York Times, Chicago Tribune, and Forbes. They’ve been named to numerous lists, including LinkedIn’s Top Voices in Job Search & Careers. When not speaking, writing, or training, you’ll find Katrina traveling the country in their van or spending some much needed downtime with the dogs that inspired the name Three Ears Media.

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