Jacques (AKA SuperStompie) was born without his lower left forearm, but he has not let that stop him from competing in Spartan Races. His Spartan journey began in 2018 when he signed up for the Kings Kloof Super.
Welcome to the fourth Spartan race of the season and the first stop of the 2020 US National Series. We’ve got new medals, new finisher shirts and a Slipwall made of aluminum. Let’s dive in, shall we?
What could you possibly expect for the season finale of the Spartan Race Stadion Series in San Francisco? Beautiful weather? All sorts of Spartan Pros toeing the line? A lot of large checks?
Spartan Race branches out, hosting a Urban Sprint race in Ocean City, Maryland. The course combined the best of a Stadion race and a traditional Sprint course.
Fear and worry seem to be one of the biggest reasons people are hesitant to sign up for an OCR. When I asked what they feared the most, it seemed pretty consistent: Worry about being able to do the obstacles, how long the race would take, would they even be able to finish or keep up with friends who had run before. Would people laugh at them when they failed an obstacle or had to walk? What if you need help over the starting wall?