2016 OCRWC Announced Obstacle List

By |October 7th, 2016|

The OCR World Championships are next week, but the course will remain a secret until athlete's arrive on site. Here's the list of obstacles that will be on the course at the 2016 OCRWC.

On the Inside Looking Out: Accidentally Qualifying for OCRWC

By |September 7th, 2016|

I should probably start by saying I didn’t “accidentally” qualify for OCR World Championships (OCRWC), it was a goal of mine to reach by the end of the season. However, with this being only my 3rd year in OCR and my first race of the season being only my 4th ever, I felt as if worlds was this lofty goal I had set just to look good on paper. This past season, I became a member of Team Strength & Speed (S&S), within our small Facebook group I could quickly tell I was behind the group on speed and obstacle skills.

Faces at the Races — Erik Carranza

By |July 11th, 2016|

The turning point was when I got locked up. Seeing my mother cry and scream was the worst feeling I've ever felt. The worst part was that I caused all that pain. When I was in jail I decided it was time to change. I was not going to put my parents through that much pain ever again.

Dryrobe Teams up with OCRWC to Keep Athletes Toasty in Toronto

By |May 9th, 2016|

That’s why OCRWC is partnering with industry powerhouse Dryrobe for this year’s event to offer competitors an exclusive custom 2016 OCRWC Dryrobe. When it comes to comfort, value and versatility, Dryrobe all-weather change robes are famous for keeping the world’s most impressive athletes warm and dry before and after any event.

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Why the Short Course at OCRWC is Good For Our Sport

By |February 24th, 2016|

OCR World Championships Short Course Reaction First off, I want to try and clear up a few red flags that some may start waving after watching my video. Different distances in OCR and track/running (two of the examples I used in the video) aren’t clear-cut comparisons. In our sport, we obviously have obstacles scattered all [...]

OCR Warrior – A Step Back Look From the Champion

By |February 9th, 2016|

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!

OCR Warrior – Best of the Best Men’s Finals

By |February 8th, 2016|

After 4 thrilling Knockout Rounds, our top 4 men qualifiers take on the OCR Warrior Finals course - including Dragon's Back, a Warped Wall, the nefarious Skull Valley and a 14' rope climb to the finish! Who will take home the trophy and claim the title of the Best of the Best from the 2015 [...]

The Twelve Days of (OCR) Christmas

By |December 18th, 2015|

Having a little fun here, and getting in the holiday spirit. This may bear a striking resemblance to my Christmas wish list. Just in case anyone was wondering what to get me. Let's all sing along with the song from childhood reimagined for the obstacle racing family.

The Rig – Ultimate Challenge or Destroyer of Souls

By |December 1st, 2015|

Love them or hate them...The Rig is here to stay. For some that's a joy (we all probably know one of them), for others it's a gut-check challenge. For many, it's a band-stealing, soul-crushing, sleepless-nights demon! But it doesn't have to be that way. And this has nothing to do with the positive thinking and perseverance of the athlete.

Top 5 Medals in OCR

By |November 30th, 2015|

Let's forego the "Why do you race?" question and get right down to the subject of this article: wickedly cool medals that you've earned and love to show off.Whether you hang 'em all in your office on an elaborate medal holder or they spend their time in a box, you put in the blood, sweat, and (possibly) tears to claim them as your own and it's up to your discretion what you want to do with them.

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