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Vertical Cargo Net

The vertical cargo net is similar to the A-Frame obstacle. The idea here is to challenge someone's fear of height by climbing to the top via a cargo net, then transitioning to the opposite side of the obstacle for a decent. The transition is the most challenging part of this obstacle.

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Ultra Beast Must Haves

Well, if you are reading this you are probably a few days or a few weeks from your first or next Ultra Beast. Most likely, you are past the “What the Hell did I sign up for?” phase and moved into the “How do I ensure my survival?” phase. This …

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Spartan LITE

For many years now, the fine folks at Spartan and the big man himself, Joe De Sena, have been pushing athletes to be their limits.  Spartan Races have attracted some of the finest athletes around the world and has opened the door for many other race organizers to motivate and challenge people. …

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A-Frame

The A-Frame cargo net looks more menacing than it is.  Although the apex rises to a height considerably higher than most feel comfortable at, the obstacle is more mental than physical.  Cargo Net footing makes for a wobbly climb and unstable decent.

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Spartan Sprint Houston 2016 Review

When time permits, I usually try to volunteer at the races I go to, it gives you a little more appreciation for the event itself.  Give back and you earn free races. Well, for Houston’s first Sprint I had the chance to get in on the build. It was a …

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Petition for Spartan Ultra Beast in Texas

OCRAddict is petitioning the folks over at Spartan to introduce a Spartan Ultra Beast to Texas. While there is interest from Joe and the powers to be, they want to know that there is interest from the racers. Sign the petition to let the Spartan World know that Texas means business.

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Spartan Race Introduces a Competitive Heat

Some of you may have already heard, the folks over at Spartan have decided to get a buzz going. They have finally listened to the huddled masses of people clamoring for Spartan to introduce a new wave of racers and a new wave of heats to their very popular Spartan Race. Spartan officially announced yesterday that they would be introducing a "Competitive Wave" to their catalog of race heats for those that are somewhere between Elite and Open.

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The Three Paths to a Spartan DELTA

While there has been much buzz around the new Spartan DELTA, many seem to be confused about what it actually takes to complete the mysterious device. We all know it looks cool, we all know that we want one, but not many of us know exactly what is involved.

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