The upcoming Spartan TV show, filming in Australia and featuring New Zealand and Australian athletes, has revealed its hosts – journalist Edwina Bartholomew, AFL commentator Hamish McLachlan, and rugby legend Wendell Sailor. Bartholomew, 34, is one of Seven’s top talents, with executives said to have been looking
The upcoming Spartan TV show, inspired by the global fitness phenomenon Spartan Race and based on the US TV show Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge will see contestants join forces to race across a specially-designed course engineered to challenge their determination, endurance and will. Spartan is being
Spartan Race Producing Upcoming Australian/New Zealand TV Show A new TV show from Spartan Race is currently seeking New Zealand contestants. The new Spartan TV show is currently casting. Applications are open to Australian or New Zealand Residents or Citizens only. The show will be based on
Obstacle Course Racing New Zealand has dropped hints of a New Zealand Spartan Race and an upcoming National Championship Series in a recent post to their website. Obstacle Course Racing New Zealand (OCRNZ) was recently established as a national governing body for OCR in New Zealand.
Obstacle Course Racing New Zealand, on a post to its Facebook page yesterday, hinted that Spartan Race is developing a New Zealand race. The post describes Spartan Race as having scouted potential locations in the country. (Update 28/8/17: The post has since been removed from OCRNZ’s
In the first-time ever that Spartan Race events have come to New Zealand, Kiwis will have the chance on May 20th & 21st 2017 to complete the Spartan 1km Burpee Challenge! The Spartan 1km Burpee Challenge, through charity partner The Unite Project, supports projects working in
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,
Spartan Race has expanded its competitive obstacle race offerings by launching a Global Championship Series – a series of regional events spanning four continents and 12 countries. The Asia-Pacific region will see five events in the Asia-Pacific Championship Series spanning a Sprint in Hong Kong, Supers in Taiwan,
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