18 Questions For the Man Beneath the
by Sage Mertz
Last week, I asked all of you interwebbers to think of ALL the things you were DYING to know about THE Coach B (my dad!). I had a hard time choosing the best questions because they were all so amazing, but here are 18 questions that I feel truly reflect just who Mike Burgener really is.
Thank you to those who participated…enjoy the show!
1. If weightlifting had never been a part of your life, what other career path/paths would you have pursued instead?
I would say that I would have made the Marine Corps a career…..I loved the USMC and the camaraderie that the Marines have together. It’s like the old saying: “ONCE A MARINE, ALWAYS A MARINE”. There are no EX Marines… only Marines and former Marines.
2. Who is your biggest role model? What is it that sets this person apart?
My strength coach at Notre Dame was a catholic priest, Fr. bhb Lange. Fr. Lange was a lead by example person that everyone loved. My biggest fear wasn’t his gruff style. My biggest fear was not being able to please him. I was also afraid of doing something stupid that would cause his disappointment.Continue reading here.
7 Squat Clean (155/105)
14 KB Swings (53/35)