Behind the Bots

The podcast that brings you the stories of the builders behind BattleBots.

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This week on the podcast, we catch up with Lock-Jaw captain Donald Hutson, a combat robotics veteran who’s competed on every season of BattleBots to date, and holds 6 Giant Nuts (and one Giant Bolt!)....
September 16, 2020
This week on the podcast, we get an inside look at Double Jeopardy, the first cannon bot to compete on the modern reboot of BattleBots! We learn about their early start in combat robotics, the inspira...
September 9, 2020
This week on the podcast, our panel discussion with top BattleBots designers Orion Beach (HiJinx and Skorpios), Leanne Cushing (Valkyrie), Emmanuel Carrillo (MadCatter, Cat King and WAR Hawk), Isaak M...
September 2, 2020
This week on the podcast, we have a special, last-minute guest—BattleBots co-creator Greg Munson! On Monday, BattleBots announced that filming would start in October, with 57 teams competing. We try t...
August 26, 2020
This week on the podcast, our panel discussion with the 2019 BattleBots Top 4: Paul Ventimiglia (Bite Force), Andrea and Mike Gellatly (Witch Doctor), Ray Billings (Tombstone) and Julie Pitts and Mile...
August 19, 2020
This week on the podcast, we catch up with Tracer builder Jason Woods!   As a high schooler, Jason built his first bot which he took to compete at BattleBots during the Comedy Central days. Since then...
August 12, 2020
This week on the podcast, we catch up with Quantum captains (and brothers) James Cooper and Grant Cooper!   Outside of combat robotics (Robot Wars! BattleBots! King of Bots!), the Coopers run Robo Cha...
August 5, 2020
This week on the podcast, we catch up with MadCatter captain Martin Mason! Martin is an engineering and physics professor, rocket propulsion enthusiast, combat robotics competitor across the US and Ch...
July 29, 2020
This week on the podcast, we catch up two incredible engineers—Chomp captain Zoe Stephenson and teammate Jascha Little!Zoe and Jascha are a wife-and-husband team who work together as engineers on expe...
July 22, 2020
This week on the podcast, we catch up with South Korea’s coolest combat robotics builder, Team ORBY captain Cheog-Gyu Hwang!   Cheog-Gyu’s story is familiar in many ways—he started watching combat rob...
July 15, 2020

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