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2018 Spartan ULTRA World Championships Results

December 9th, 2018|0 Comments

Eligible for the $1 million prize after completing two out of three challenges in Spartan’s “$1 Million Trifecta,” Jonathan Albon took on a brutally cold Spartan ULTRA World Championships course and faced the best OCR athletes on the planet - how did he fare in Reykjavik, Iceland?

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Mudgear Review – The Everyday Athlete

So, something new happened. I was asked to review some performance apparel from MudGear. Not being the typical premier OCR athlete that would review gear, I tried to think of the best possible way to really put this gear through its paces.

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Salming and Savage Renew and Strengthen Partnership for 2019

“As the sport of OCR continues to boom, it was important for us to find a company that we could continue to grow with.  We partnered with Savage for four events in 2018 and were blown away by the athlete response and race day atmosphere,” said David Field, CEO for Salming North America. “Lloyd and his team at Savage do an incredible job of creating a one of kind experience for each and every racer.  From the start line, to the finish line festival, each Savage race has been a blast, and we can’t wait to kick off the new season with them in a few months.” 

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Race Recap: 2018 Spartan Race AT&T Park Sprint

Obstacle course racing and attending baseball games are two of my favorite things. Unfortunately, in [...]

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Badass Women of OCR – Tessa Turnbull (Beasts OCR)

Allow me to introduce to you, Tessa Turnbull. This woman thrives on adventure, and on doing as many endurace events as time / her body will allow. She truly pushes herself at every event, and is not afraid to decide the night before to make the trek to an event.

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Road to World's Toughest Mudder Airs Tomorrow on CBS

November 30th, 2018|0 Comments

Tomorrow CBS is set to air the one-hour preview show "Road to World's Toughest Mudder" at 1:30 pm eastern time. The show will highlight the journey of some of the topic contenders from the 2018 World's Toughest Mudder.

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Training Tuesday: The Spear Throw

This Training Tuesday we are mixing it up. We bring you a new series of tutorials from racers just like you. Our crew has stepped up to present weekly tutorials for some of your favorite obstacles and also training tips. This week I tackle the Spear Throw.

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Training Tuesday: Tough Mudder's 10 Minute Six Pack Abs

This week on Training Tuesday we look to the folks over at Tough Mudder for some inspiration. This at-home workout video with Meagan Martin features a 10 min six pack abs workout that will help you get in shape and train for in Tough Mudder 2019.

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December Means Dead Hang And Burpee Challenges

December - a month known for eating too much at family holiday dinners and watching Christmas movies from a comfortable laying down position on the living room couch. It’s too cold to run outside even in southern Louisiana. In other words, it’s a good month to do some inactive recovery on the couch and to not think about the 2019 OCR season until 2019.

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OCR World Championships Introduces 100 Meter Sprint Championships

"The addition of this competition is the next logical step for our event," said OCRWC Founder Adrian Bijanada. "Each year we hear from athletes longing for a format that places more emphasis on obstacle technique and proficiency, and we're thrilled to finally offer them a world-class 100-meter course to compete on. Similar to our other distances, this will be a full-fledged discipline at the OCRWC."

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