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ETC Intro, Bethany Shadburne

We can’t say the race is all roses… The Endeavor is an extremely tough and mentally challenging race. That said, some of the events within the race that may discourage participants, are not to be feared. The Crucible, Rock Climbing, and Land Navigation are often the most the most intimidating, but if you can simply get through these events with a pass, you’ll find you can excel in other events that helps even out the

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Starting Line & HQ location 2022

Competitors, Friends, and Supporters, As you make preparations for an amazing weekend with us, we want to make sure you have the location for the center of all the action. Here below are some places we were able to book blocks for hotel stay in the nearby area. Also, if your friends and family that are joining you for the weekend would like to see the competition up close, we are currently recruiting volunteers to

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ETC Training Tips

ETC 2022: Our first training tips for physical conditioning, as you continue to work on your endurance and pace for trail running, do not forget to work on your sport-specific strength training – in this video we emphasize carries and pull movements. But one thing to note… most of the course does not provide you with pristine bars, rings, ledges to pull or carry from – making it imperative to work on your grip strength

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Cozy and Comfortable

  “You are in danger of living a life so comfortable and soft that you will die without ever realizing your true potential.” – Dave Goggins, retired Navy SEAL You don’t compete in this event because it’s easy. You compete in it because it’s hard. You do it because it’s an escape from the normal routines that dominate your daily life. It’s easy to stick to those routines. Routines make you comfortable. They’re what you

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2019 Is Here

Last year you said next year and next year is here. Make the decision to move out of your comfort zone in 2019 and do something that scares you. It might be uncomfortable and doubt will run through your mind – “What if I’m not good enough?” “What if I fail?” This fear of failure is debilitating. It’s a obstacle that has prevented you from so many new experiences. Feeling this fear and discomfort is

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Competitor Feature: Matthew White and Danny Stokes – Conquering Endeavor

Competing in the Endeavor Team Challenge is a task for those types of people who relish type 2 fun, the type who like to push themselves beyond comprehension, the crazy ones who test themselves to see how far past their comfort zone they can push. Matthew White is one of those people, but the difference between Matthew and every other competitor that has stepped to the starting line is that he did it with 1

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2018 Endeavor Team Challenge Event Recap

2018 was the second year that Gregg and I were at the helm of the Endeavor Team Challenge. One of our missions, carried over from Greg, Mark, and Kent, is to deliver the best executed event in the world. With an event this complex, execution is critical to its success.  And as our competitors know, excellence is fleeting. It can only be maintained by constantly improving year over year. One of our specific goals for

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Competitor Feature: Danny Stokes – Veteran and OEW Masked Athlete

In a little over a month, Danny Stokes will be lining up on the Endeavor Team Challenge starting line alongside 100+ other competitors. Like all competitors, his goal will be to cross the finish line Sunday morning. However, unlike the rest of the teams, Danny will have an additional challenge. He is a part of the Operation Enduring Warrior (OEW) team, and their goal is to get Adaptive Athlete Matthew White, who is a lower

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Competitor Feature: Matthew White – Veteran, Competitor, Adaptive Athlete

Matthew White always had his eyes on joining the military. Civilian life didn’t inspire him; he desired a challenge and wanted to follow in the footsteps of his grandfather who served in the Army during the Korean War. After successfully convincing his mother, he joined the Army after graduating high school in 2007. On May 8, 2010, while on his second deployment to Afghanistan with Bravo Co., 2nd Battalion, 508th Parachute Infantry Regiment, 4th Brigade

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The Endeavor Experience – Angel Slavik

If I had one way to describe my Endeavor Team Challenge experience, it would be overcoming fear. I will never forget the moment I was told I should do the Endeavor Team Challenge. I spoke the exact words I was thinking in my mind, “HELL NO!” However, a month later I found myself registering for the challenge because the person inside me who always had to prove herself to the world around her wouldn’t rest.

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