Three days ago a new documentary was released, called Rise of the Sufferfests. The doco explores the phenomenon of obstacle course racing, but also delves into the psychology behind why people like me do what we do. On the first day of its release I had a few friends contact me to tell me that … Continue reading Through Pain Comes Strength
Tag: Mental strength
Finding Comfort in Discomfort
Earlier this week the news broke that Battlefrog would be cancelling all their races meaning I had a weekend free. A few people were commenting on Facebook about trying to find something to do when a comment appeared that got me thinking. The comment was by Don Devaney, and it said that I need to … Continue reading Finding Comfort in Discomfort
Event 15 was the biggest challenge I'd faced to date. A 30+ hour endurance challenge in the hills of Monrovia, California.
Can I get a Gut Check?! It was July 2015, and I saw a post on Facebook about an event called The Suck - a 12+ hour event that is designed to test your physical and mental boundaries. 2016 was the year to challenge my boundaries so I signed up right away. I'd been so … Continue reading The Suck