Core Strength and obstacle course racing go hand in hand. A strong core is necessary to complete many of the obstacles we encounter during a race and it even plays a role in our running form. By improving our core strength we can improve our race day performance and decrease our risk of injury.
You could feel the nervous tension in the air at the OCR World Championships at dusk on Thursday night. In 12 short hours, the first racers of the weekend would be taking their mark. Athletes from 67 different nations were congregating around the obstacles as the finishing touches were being made. Strategies were developing and although we did not speak the same languages, you could tell we were all thinking the same thing; this course is going to be brutal.
OCR superstar & World's Toughest Mudder 2-time Champion Junyong Pak faces off against up & coming local athlete Arley Cohn on the 1-mile mountaintop course at Bone Frog Challenge.
Are you coming down to Atlas Race in San Antonio this weekend? Probably not, I hear they’re going to go under soon. They have a short course competition after the main race. I’ll be there!
From the OCR World Championships 2015, we bring you the Qualifying Rounds of OCR Warrior Best of the Best. 36 of the top obstacle course racing athletes from all over the globe face off on a custom-designed course with the top 4 men and women advancing to the finals!
Casey Jindra and Nikki Call brave the elements in Kansas City - torrential rain, high winds, and Evan's hair nightmare made this one of the most harrowing OCR Warrior showdowns yet! Who will survive the weather and the course to come out on top as OCR Warrior Women's Champion?
Here is the first episode of the OCR Video Blog from Matt "The Mudder" Willis. This week, we are covering a legendary obstacle from the American Ninja Warrior franchise: The Unstable Bridge. Learn the technique needed to fly through this obstacle and hear the crowd shouting "Beat that wall!" (Warped wall tutorial video is coming soon!)
American Ninja Warrior superstar Evan Dollard breezed through Knockout Round #1, now he's set to face Mark McGarry in KO Round #2. McGarry battled back from a slow start to defeat Scott Wierzycki in Round #1 - can he keep up with his winning ways?
In the first matchup of Knockout Round #2, the brazen young upstart Nathan "Napalm" Palmer takes on The Godfather of OCR, Hobie Call in a matchup to carve out a spot in the Finals. With the young buck Napalm advance, or does all the speed, skill, and stamina that has made Hobie an OCR superstar see him through to the championships? Find out now on OCR Warrior!