A battle of the ages: Two men with so much passion to earn their way to this summer's Watershed Festival they at the Gorge Amphitheatre are willing to risk their health and safety just to win a pair of tickets to the July 31-Aug. 2 country music blowout.

Matt and Alex accepted our challenge to endure the hardships they're sure to face in the Gorge when they camp out for three days of performances by Carrie Underwood, Dierks Bentley and Florida Georgia Line.

After competing relentlessly in The Morning Bullpen's Watershed Olympics on Thursday, Matt and Alex left the 92.9 studio different people. They're now two guys who are fully prepared to take on Watershed.

Bang the gong ...