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 the newest member of BattleBots’ on-camera broadcasting team, BattleBots veteran Pete Abrahamson!In 1994, Pete formed Team Sinister with his high school frie...
November 18, 2020
This week on the podcast, we catch up with a returning guest, JackPot captain Jeff Waters! The last time Jeff was on the show, he was working on the pit crew for Team Malice. BattleBots later invited ...
November 11, 2020
This week on the podcast, we catch up with Team Shreddit captain Evan Arias, who went from beetleweights to BattleBots in just one year. We learn more about Pain Train, his sprint to finish the robot,...
November 4, 2020
This week on the podcast, we catch up with David Eaton, the man behind what’s quickly become the favorite rookie heavyweight of the 2020 season of BattleBots—Rusty. This tank-treaded, rusty garage bui...
October 21, 2020
This week on the podcast, we catch up with Nelly the Ellybot captain Sarah Malyan, to talk COVID, bots she’s excited about this season, Rusty (naturally), hammers, butt fire, and another rousing game ...
October 14, 2020
This week on the podcast, we catch up with Cobalt captain Dave Moulds! Dave is a member of the rare Three Continents Club in combat robotics, competing in the UK with Robot Wars S9 champion Carbide, i...
October 7, 2020
This week on the podcast, we catch up with the King of Kinetic Energy, Tombstone captain Ray Billings. Filming of the 2020 season of BattleBots begins Friday, and Ray’s bot is looking more competitive...
September 30, 2020
This week on the podcast, we catch up with Bale Spear captain Earl Pancoast III to talk farming, New Jersey, memes and BattleBots. He’s bringing a brand new machine to the 2020 competition, and we get...
September 23, 2020
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

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