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Thomas van Tonder tackles the fastest 50 meter rope climb and the longest continuous vertical rope climb at 90 meters.

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MudGear spotlights a different training locale every month in our weekly Insider Alert email. It's our chance to tell your story and send people your way. 

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After a strong showing at Spartan Games and being named HYROX World Champion of Fitness, race and fitness folks can't help but take notice of Lauren Weeks.

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Check out this great van build from James Tadeo as he journeys to chase down a Spartan Ultra.

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Jenny Overstreet has been kill’n it in training and at races, and MudGear wanted to know more about this Conquer the Gauntlet (CTG) Pro Team member.  

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There are a number of athletes reminding us that age is just that… a number. These senior men and women will admit they’ve slowed down, but they refuse to let something as superficial as age stop them from going big, conquering obstacles, and crossing finish lines.

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14-year-old Cameron "Cam" Tucker isn't just crushing kids' races. She's running with elite adults and holding her own. 

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Alexandra Walker arrived at Tahoe ready to claim her place among the best OCR women in the world. Read her thoughts and strategy as Alex battled through the freezing championship race.

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World Champion athlete and Guinness World Record holder, Morgan McKay shares what drives her, what scares her, and which accomplishments she still hopes to check off her list.

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Jordon Buscemi confronts that voice in all of our heads asking whether we should just give up. Is the risk of failure stronger than the happiness that comes from pursuing our dreams?

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In a sport that thrives on athletes being strong and having your sh-- together, Brenna "Red Beast" Calvert shares a rare glimpse of her more vulnerable side including frequent bouts of depression and anxiety.

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I was on the market for a pair of well put together crew socks for the on/off season trail runs/hikes. The moment I put on MudGear’s 1/4 Crew Trail Socks, I knew right then and there that the right purchase was made!

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A journal entry from Ashley Samples (Photo credit: Jocelyn Giancarlo) One of the things I’ve learned in life is that we learn from our experience and the mistakes we have made. This valuable knowledge does not always have to come from personal experience but can also be drawn from the...

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A journal entry from Lefty Kapanadze I was born and raised in Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia. In a family with an athletic background, I was the only one to battle with serious health issues as a child. I survived sepsis, and I struggled with chronic bronchitis and multiple cases of...

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Since earning a podium finish at her first ever Spartan Race, Tiffany Palmer has become a respected racer and trainer who has led the pack at dozens of Spartan, Savage and OCRWC races including traveling to London in 2018 to represent Team MudGear.

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Tia began running competitively in high school and immediately developed a passion for the sport. Her success led her to train with an Olympic Development team sponsored by Adidas in Austin, Texas. Tia focused on the 5000 meters and 10,000 meters. She has a 5k PR of 15:47 and a 10k PR of 33:15. Tia is excited about her transition from the roads and track to obstacle course racing.

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Ryan Kent has won over 30 elite Spartan Races and has proven to be one of the most versatile athletes in the sport. Whether competing in a 13 mile Spartan Beast or a 3 mile Stadium Sprint, Ryan enjoys all of it and quite often finds himself on the podium.

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Rebecca Hammond entered the OCR world in March 2018 and shocked the everyone with second place finishes at Spartan North American Championships, Spartan World Championships and OCR 3k World Champs. Now in her sophomore season, Hammond has quickly evolved from "dark horse" to crowd favorite.

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Rea Kolbl discovered OCR in 2016 as a perfect blend of her childhood obsession with sports and adult passion for trail-running. She quickly established herself as an elite competitor and acquired many of the sport's highest honors and most coveted victories.

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Morgan McKay is a Guinness World Record holder and elite ultra distance OCR athlete. Team MudGear's only Canuk has made a name for herself internationally both at WTM...

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