Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge moved to its new day and time last night on NBC. Last night's episode, hyped up the friendly rivalry between elite OCR competitors Hunter McIntyre and David Magida. The audience was inspired by Amy Winters and Amy Pajcic team's drive and determination on the challenging slip wall. Today we look at how the show did by the numbers and get the side scoop from three team captains.
Mount Snow, Vermont has been the location of Tough Mudder New England for the past several years and this year showcased perfect weather and a beautiful backdrop for the event. The setup for mudder village was at the base of the mountain and drew a large crowd for the weekend. Along the course, there were more than a handful of rainbow flags carried by mudders in support and recognition of the victims of the recent Orlando shooting.
My love for obstacle racing started in 2012 after doing an 8k mud run with friends in my hometown of Perth, Western Australia. I loved the mud and the atmosphere at the event, but the feeling of accomplishment after completing each obstacle was what left me wanting more. Obstacle racing helped me combat the stresses of my office job as it gave me an outlet to release my frustrations.
The Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge aired their second episode on Monday night after American Ninja Warrior. The show moves to its new home at 9pm on Thursday nights on NBC. Before the show airs on its new night, Mud Run Guide brings you behind the scenes from Monday's episode with interviews from Bounce Squad and the rest of the teams.
The race is located in beautiful Tweed, Ontario located 2.5 hours between Ottawa and Toronto, just north of Napanee. A few details from the Trudeau Park website…” was established in 1973 and has been responsible for providing the most exciting indoor and outdoor events in Ontario ever since.
There's no doubt that OCR has taken the world by storm in recent years. But within this growing community is the incredible passion for youth athletes to get involved at younger and younger ages. Whether it's a kid who's inspired by watching a parent compete, or someone just looking achieve new goals, there's a clear desire for more family-oriented athletic events in our area. In hopes of merging this desire with the existing OCR community, pursueEVENTures was born.
I had back surgery in 1998 and this started the downward trajectory of my health and fitness. Once a HS basketball star, I quit taking care of my body and the scar tissue from surgery did the rest. At times I was confined to a wheelchair because of back spasms when I would walk. After finally reaching 220lbs, I decided to not let back pain hold me back any longer.
These haunting words linger in my mind in the aftermath of one of the toughest and most interesting events I've participated in; the 60h Spartan Agoge Class 002 which took place this weekend in Pittsfield, Vermont.
Race volunteers are an integral part of any race. I have heard stories from racers, when a volunteer made their day with an encouraging word when it was most needed. What about volunteers themselves? What is their experience like?
The NBC competition reality television series Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge continued to rule the airwaves last night with the second episode airing after American Ninja Warrior. The new team obstacle racing series premiered last week as the second highest rated "alternative television" launch in the last nine months. Last night the show captured the number position at the 10pm slot beating out Mistresses on ABC and BrainDead on CBS.