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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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SGX Spring Sale!

OCRAddict has teamed up with the folks over at Spartan to bring you a fantastic discount on any Spartan Race SGX Training Course or Spartan OS + SGX Online packages.

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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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Green Beret Challenge Interview

We all know the big players of OCR, but as we look to challenge ourselves more and more, sometimes we need to look at things a little differently. Green Beret Challenge (GBC) is one of those takes, a Veteran Owned-Race Series that will hit Georgia, Pennsylvania and Texas this year; offering a different take on how we view Obstacle Course Racing. Mark Ballas was kind enough to take some time to talk about this great race and the areas it takes on. In addition they partner with a charitable organization in the area they hold an event in. For example in Texas, GBC has partnered with Sean Valigura to support the Chris Kyle Memorial Run, currently held at the Rough Creek Lodge in Glen Rose Texas each fall.

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