The Kill The Quit Show Mission:
“In life, there are no off days and quitting is NEVER an option, and “Kill the Quit” is a show dedicated to athlete “warriors” seeking to maximize their performance potential! Learn professional secrets from Kill Cliff’s BADASSADORS about what it takes to operate at your physical and mental best, the process of setting and achieving personal goals, adapting to the obstacles that stand in opposition to those goals, and keeping a positive mindset throughout.”
Hosted By Mark Zinno
Mark Zinno has over 10 years of radio and television experience. He started out as a news and sports reporter for WNAV in Annapolis, Maryland before moving to ESPN Radio 1300 in Baltimore in 2006, where he continued doing updates and began hosting his own talk show. Mark was elevated to full-time host when he joined 105.7 The Fan in Baltimore, where he spent a total of eight years with CBS Radio. In 2014, Mark left Baltimore and moved to CBS Radio Atlanta and 92.9 The Game before joining 680 The Fan in 2017. Mark has done play-by-play for Loyola (College) University Maryland men’s basketball and the University of Maryland Terrapins baseball programs. He is currently the voice of the Georgia Swarm of the National Lacrosse League, a professional men’s indoor lacrosse league whose games can be heard on The Sports X.
Mark is also a member of the Army National Guard, where he holds the rank of Lieutenant Colonel. He has deployed twice to Iraq – the first time from 2005-2006 and the second time in all of 2011. He has been awarded two bronze stars and combat action badge for his service in Iraq. Mark graduated from Loyola College in Maryland with a BA in Communications.
He is the father of twin boys.
KILL THE QUIT Podcasts:
Bradon Biebel - Professional Skateboarder
Episode 44 is unlike any episode we’ve had before. Our guest this week is professional skateboarder Bradon Biebel. Biebel has been skating professionally for about 20 years. His sponsors include Girl, Diamond Supply Co, Spit Fire Wheels, Kill Cliff, Glassy Eye Wear, Grizzly Grip, and Ryot.
Host Mark Zinno and Biebel talk about Tony Hawk’s impact on the sport, how Biebel making skating videos put him on the map, dealing with security guards, Biebel’s private skate park, his multiple sponsorships, skating injuries, and more.
Sarah Logan - WWE Star
Episode 43 might make you jump off the top rope and put someone in a headlock. Our guest this week is WWE star, Sarah Logan. Sarah makes up one-third of the Riott Squad and is a force to be reckoned with in between the ropes.
Host Mark Zinno and Sarah talk about Sarah’s early athletic ambitions, wrestling against boys, a concert that led her to the start of her wrestling career, her training experience in Japan, how she got her nickname Crazy Mary Dobson, getting into the WWE, and more.
JIM MILLER - UFC Fighter
For the 42nd episode of the Kill Cliff podcast, we have Jim Miller joining the show. Miller is one of the more accomplished fighters in UFC history as he holds the record for most UFC bouts, most wins in the Lightweight division, fourth-most wins in UFC history, and most Lightweight submission wins in UFC history.
Host Mark Zinno and Jim talk about his love/hate relationship with wrestling, his relationship with his UFC fighting brother Dan, getting into the ring for the first time, the current state of the UFC, his memory of his fighting history, Dana White’s impact to UFC’s success, and more.
Tim Burke - Creator & Co-Founder of The Tactical Games
Our 41st episode is here and it’s a good one! Our guest this week is Tim Burke, the creator/co-founder of The Tactical Games, an athletic event that combines functional fitness and military training. Tim spent just shy of 24 years in the US Army. Starting off in the 82ndAirborne Division, Tim quickly made the transition to Special Forces. After serving a number of years in 7th Special Forces Group, Tim spent time as an instructor at the USAJFKSWCS teaching Green Berets.
Host Mark Zinno and Tim chat about the creation of The Tactical Games, Tim’s gymnastics background, how joining his friend for a meeting with a recruiter changed his life, how mowing his church’s grass gave him a new perspective, details of his incredibly difficult Green Beret training, multiple stories from his 24-year military career, and more.