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Jack Passion – Beard Team USA (California)

Jack Passion - Beard Team USA (California) (photo)

As the two-time World Champion in the Full Beard Natural category, Jack Passion is determined to become the first "Professional Beardsman." His long, brilliant, crimson beard, which he has affectionately named "Big Red," is the beard to beat at every...

Aarne Bielefeldt – Beard Team USA (California)

Aarne Bielefeldt - Beard Team USA (California) (photo)
A European transplant to the States, Aarne lives a quiet life with his wife Rita in the Northern California countryside. Life at home for Aarne is a quiet one, in a house that he built, including solar panels that provide...

Bryan Nelson – Austin Facial Hair Club/Beard Team USA (Texas)

Bryan Nelson - Austin Facial Hair Club/Beard Team USA (Texas) (photo)

As president of the Austin Facial Hair Club and arch rival to Jack Passion, Bryan has motivated the Austin squad to begin cultivating a member of their team to compete in every category at the World Championships in Norway, potentially...

Alex LaRoche – Austin Facial Hair Club/Beard Team USA (Texas)

Alex LaRoche - Austin Facial Hair Club/Beard Team USA (Texas) (photo)

As the most outspoken member of the Austin squad, Alex gives the loudest voice to the Austin Facial Hair Club's increasing disillusionment with Beard Team USA. Alex is the Austin Facial Hair Club's pick for the Freestyle category and over...

Thom Beers – Executive Producer

Thom Beers - Executive Producer (photo)

Thom Beers' passion for honoring every day heroes and his gift for telling their stories has firmly established his non-fiction brand, Original Productions, as television's number one creator of honest-to-goodness unscripted reality programming. As the Chief Executive Officer and Executive...

Phil Olsen – Beard Team USA (California)

Phil Olsen - Beard Team USA (California) (photo)

As the founder and self-appointed Captain of Beard Team USA, Phil's objective is to assemble an unstoppable American Team to take down the Germans at the next World Championships in Norway. However, Phil's relationship with his protégé Jack Passion evolves...

Myk O’Connor – Gotham City Beard Alliance (New York)

Myk O'Connor - Gotham City Beard Alliance/Beard Team USA (New York) (photo)

Myk O'Connor, a Gotham City Beard Alliance member, maintains he never thought bearding would change his life but it has. He met his girlfriend and beard coach Karolina at a competition in Alaska, fell in love with both the sport...

Allen Demling – Austin Facial Hair Club/Beard Team USA (Texas)

Allen Demling - Austin Facial Hair Club/Beard Team USA (Texas) (photo)

A one-time contender in local politics, Allen had been happily playing second fiddle to Bryan Nelson in the bearding world until a surprising upset at Nationals that placed him second in the country just behind Aarne. Allen finds himself a...

Miletus Callahan-Barile – Austin Facial Hair Club/Beard Team USA (Texas)

Miletus Callahan-Barile - Austin Facial Hair Club/Beard Team USA (Texas) (photo)

Riverboat captain Miletus takes a lot of ribbing from his Austin Facial Hair Club teammates for his style of beard: The Donegal (aka The Alaskan Whaler) which is not currently recognized with its own category. This leaves Miletus to compete...

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