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Jessi Combs is a true Opponaut

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She even loves her shitty van! We talk about how gasoline runs in Jessi’s family’s veins all the way back to her great grandmother, how Jessi learned welding and fabrication, her time at WyoTech, and her car history, from its inauspicious beginnings to her current Toyota Tundra pre-runner and, of course, The Shitty Van. They also discuss how she got involved with Mythbusters, her off-road racing career, the challenges of being “a woman in a man’s world,” and whether we’re seeing a paradigm shift with more and more women becoming car enthusiasts. Finally, we discuss terrible rental cars, interesting accidents, and, as usual, adventures in eating


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