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Obstacle Racing Confirmed at the Olympics

Obstacle Racing Announced for Olympic Inclusion It has been announced! Obstacle Course Racing is in the Olympics! It’s happening! After years of work from various sporting bodies, the International Olympic Committee Executive Board has accepted a proposal to include obstacle racing in the Olympics. Obstacle

Opinion: What is Obstacle Course Freestyle?

Recently, at the same time that OCR is being adapted for the Olympics, the international gymnastics federation, the Fédération Internationale de Gymnastique (FIG), has announced plans to create a new gymnastics discipline of obstacle course competitions proposed for the Olympics. Yet to be officially named, the new

OCR Being Fast-tracked as Olympic Sport

Is OCR the next Olympic sport? Sports Illustrated investigates, In the past seven years, OCR has gone from relative obscurity to the No. 1 mass participation sport in the world, according to the USAOCR, “larger than marathons, half marathons and triathlons combined.” Modern Pentathlon, a