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Apex Training on LeaderBoard: One Month Later

July 21st, 2016|0 Comments

A few months ago, I did an interview here on MRG about a new coaching platform we were getting ready to launch. It generated a good deal of interest from the OCR community, so I wanted to stop by and give people an update on our launch group.

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Opinion: Are We Pushing Too Hard?: The Open Waves

Besides the elites, which I covered in last article, there are always stories of open wave competitors getting injured. The two “high profile” examples are the viral stories of that person that got some rare eye disease from one of the mud pits and the women that is suing the sponsors of Spartan for her falling off a volunteers shoulders, it naturally raises the question of how safe this sport is?

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Inside Platinum Rig

"This is going to be a short day" said Dominic "PlatinumRig Dom" Maurice the founder of Platinum Rig as we left his house, outside of Montreal, Canada, at 7am to head to the Platinum Rig headquarters for what would turn into a thirteen plus hour workday. Over the next few days, this statement would prove to be true. Since it's beginnings in 2011 Platinum Rig is a name that has become famous in the obstacle racing world has been non-stop for it’s founder. For five days I got to live and work along side Dom.

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Inside the Episode: Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge Finale

July 22nd, 2016|0 Comments

Last night the Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge season finale aired on NBC pitting the six top teams from the qualifying rounds against each other in the two-hour finale. The teams squared off to see who would take home the $250,000 prize purse. The finals brought in a few new obstacles to challenge the competitors including a 16-foot wall and the dreaded tire swing.

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OCRTUBE: Ninja Warrior Class at Camp Rhino

Camp Rhino in Las Vegas, Nevada is just one of many gyms around the country that offer Ninja Warrior classes. Arnel Banawa of headed to Camp Rhino to speak with founder and owner Julie Johnston about how she got started with Camp Rhino and a preview of some of the obstacle offerings at the gym.

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Inside the Episode: Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge Episode 6

Last night, Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge Episode 6 aired on NBC. Last night was a battle once again between some strong teams. Last night's episode featured Ryan Woods, Matt Willis, Robert Killian Jr., Joni Merritt, Neil Craver, Grant McCartney and many others. This was on of the most exciting episodes to watch of the season!

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