Brakken Kraker, a professional obstacle racing athlete from the US, and his wife recently spent a few days in Nelson, New Zealand. In the first time that a member of the Spartan Pro Team has raced in New Zealand, Brakken competed in the Wairua Warrior,
Damien Puddle holds an honours degree in Sport and Exercise Science with his research on the biomechanics of parkour being published in the Journal of Sports Science and Medicine. He is currently completing a PhD at the University of Waikato looking at the development of
This article was originally published in 2015 on the previous Obstacle Racers NZ site. As the OCR community grows in New Zealand coming this April is the Wairua Warrior, an event organised by New Zealand’s first obstacle racing club – the Wairua Warriors. What is
This article was originally published in April 2016 on the previous Obstacle Racers NZ site. Please note: since the original publication of this interview the International Obstacle Racing Federation has changed its name to the International Obstacle Sports Federation (OSF). The original interview has been re-published below.
This article was originally published in October 2015 on the previous Obstacle Racers NZ site. Josh Bishop, it’s the perfect time to track him down and ask him some questions as soon, on October 17th and 18th, he’ll be competing in the 2015 Obstacle Course
So you’re tough, but are you tough enough to take on New Zealand’s original mud run series, the Loaded Tough Guy & Gal Challenge? To find out more we asked some questions to Murray Fleming, General Manager of Event Promotions – the event management company
This article was originally published on the previous Obstacle Racers NZ site in October 2015. Hayden Wilde is an endurance athlete. At only 18 years old, he’s the current U19 NZ/Australasian Multisport Champ, the U23 NZ Xterra Champ, and he recently won the 2015 Moa
Living in Toronto, Canada – but originally from New Zealand – Maria Beck, best known as ‘Mudder Hen’, is one of the 2016 Tough Mudder Ambassadors – leaders on the Tough Mudder course they’re the ones to “give you a boost over Berlin Walls, a