The O2X Tactical Performance Podcast: Episode 48 – Bear Handlon

Bear Handlon is the CEO and founder of Born Primitive, an apparel company made for athletes of all sizes and skill levels designed to perform in those critical moments of mental and physical distress. Their apparel is developed and tested by athletes to ensure it has only the highest quality, comfort, and functionality

Prior to starting Born Primitive, he played middle linebacker at Yale University and worked on Red Bull’s marketing team for 4 years

As a way to prepare for the military, he ended up competing at the CrossFit Games in 2013 just 9 months after taking up the sport

In 2014, at the same time he started Born Primitive, he attended Officer Candidate School with the Navy and became a commissioned officer. He served for just under 8 years and got out last month

Born Primitive has since doubled every year since inception

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