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Through the Eyes – Alden Jones, Competitor Field

Alden Jones competed in and finished the 2015 Endeavor Team Challenge. How would you describe the competitor field? The competitor field was all about nutrition for me. […]

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Through the Eyes – Ben Dickens, Forging a Friendship

  Ben Dickens competed in the 2014 and 2015 Endeavor Team Challenge finishing 2nd in 2015. For me, the Endeavor Team Challenge forged a friendship. John Hofius […]

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Through the Eyes – Caleb Mack, Final Run

Caleb Mack competed in and finished the 2015 Endeavor Team Challenge. How would you describe the final run? A bundle of emotions. What did your training look […]

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5 Lessons from the 2014 Endeavor Team Challenge Champions

 Dean Pierson and Lee Walker (Team 21), both of Salisbury, Maryland, are the 2014 Endeavor Team Challenge Champions. We sat down with them recently to learn more […]

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Train to Win: 2013 ETC Champions on Teamwork, Strategy, and Training

We sat down with the 2013 Endeavor Team Challenge winners, Geoff Rapoport and Jared Janowiak, to learn about their training, gear, mindset, and race-day strategies, and also […]

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You Have Chosen to Endeavor—Now What?

By: Jaala A. Thibault, 2013 ETC Finisher and 2014 Competitor Making the decision to participate in the 2014 Endeavor Team Challenge is the first step towards experiencing […]

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Endeavor, Skill Training

Rock Climbing Skill Videos

Rock Climbing will be a sub-event of Competitor Field.  Harnesses, ropes, and professional instruction will be provided.  In the following videos, Aaron Johnson of Mountain Adventure Seminars explains proper […]

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Endeavor, Skill Training

Water Crossing – Building a Poncho Raft

During the Endeavor Team Challenge, competitor teams will have to swim short distances across alpine reservoirs with all of their equipment. In this video we demonstrate how […]

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Endeavor, Skill Training

Introduction to Land Navigation

This post builds on the Introduction to Map-Reading to cover some basic land navigation / orienteering techniques. Class 1: Pace Count Class 2: Dead Reckoning Class 3: […]

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Endeavor, Skill Training

Basic Knots and Other Skills

Hank Keirsey has agreed to let us post these short instructional videos here for your benefit. Lesson 10: Basic knots Class 10.1 – Intro to Knots Class […]

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