Despite the fact that I would love to get a taste of the experience, what I appreciate about the Barkley is that it….
I oftentimes grow weary of social media rants, complaints, and the keyboard-enabled “call-outs” of people. While that may at times play an important role in the development of the sport, I believe we need more public discussions that uplift spirits. So here I am, trying to do my part. Hobie Call has received his share … More What I appreciate about Hobie Call
Two of the biggest names in their respective industries have become partners. On the surface this might seem ho-hummish, but it is an indicator of continued international appeal of the Spartan brand and overall interest in obstacle racing. If I glance over my right shoulder, I can see a small mesh bag from approximately 5 … More Spartan and Marriott
I’m considering it. Seriously considering it. It would be good for my soul. The Endeavor Team Challenge offers exactly what drew me (and many of the OGs) to obstacle racing to begin with: more of an adventure and less of an event. As much as I love obstacle racing and the many improvements in terms of races … More The Endeavor Team Challenge
The curly locks. The positive outlook. The mouth that runs like a Ferrari. The person who could encourage even Tony Robbins to accomplish things beyond his belief. There are some people who you know are just good to the core before you even meet them. That would be Yancy Culp. The uniqueness of his name even hints … More Yancy Culp: Man of the People
Plans are underway for the 3rd annual OCR Orphan Adventure Mission trip to Monterrey, Mexico. Sponsored by Back2Back Ministries, this trip combines obstacle racing, camaraderie, and a life-changing experience with severely disadvantaged children and youth. 2018 Trip Information Coordinators: Jeff Cain and Jason Throndsen Dates: January 13-19, 2018 Cost: $695 + airfare (book on your … More 2018 OCR Orphan Adventure Mission Trip
“¡Sí tu puedes!” is the phrase I heard at least a hundred times last week. “Yes, you can!” was chanted loudly, encouraging the residents of Casa Hogar Douglas children’s home and the Hope Program as they competed in the obstacle courses we designed. This encouragement, smiles, and positive affirmation play a small, but important role … More Year 2 of the OCR Orphan Adventure Mission Trip