Here we have competitor Jonathan, age 32, Rhode Island
Athletic background? 4 yrs Track & Field, 4 yrs Powerlifting, 4 yrs Gymnastics, 5 yrs Strongman, 2 yrs Scottish Heavy Athletics, 6 yrs Climbing, 1 yr Cheerleading, 3 yrs Armwrestling, 4 yrs Parkour, 2 yrs Cycling
How long obstacle course training? About a month so far.
Why obstacle training? I used to watch the Japanese “Sasuke” on TV and I’ve always wanted to try it. It seems like a great demonstration of practical strength and agility and a lot of fun as well.
Why compete? Motivation? To have fun and develop my strength and fitness.
Favorite obstacle? Least favorite obstacle? Salmon Ladder > Peg Board
Personal interests (movies, hobbies, music, books, charities, etc.)? I’ve been eating a plant-based diet for about 12 years.
Something interesting about you? I spent 3 years traveling and training around Vietnam where I met my wife, also a ninja athlete.
Motto or how you live your life? Just do whatever you enjoy, as much as you can.
Piece of advice for obstacle course training? Keep a good diet, take adequate rest, train with people that motivate you. Advice for any sport.
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