Monthly Archives: June 2013

Five Days Until The Death Race, And The Official Gear List

Posted on June 16, 2013

Days until the Death Race: 5 Hours slept last night: 9 The (first) official gear list: ID CARD (laminated with medical info and emergency contact info) Life Jacket Ax Saw Hand Shovel 10 Foot Section of 1/8 inch rope Tuxedo Hand snips 5 lbs of hay 1 lb of grass seed Safety Goggles Swimming Goggles

[…] for a winter road trip is not that different than packing for the Death Race. Although this time around I am taking way less […]

WTM 2013 Game Changer

Posted on May 23, 2013

If you have completed a Tough Mudder in the past little while, chances are you have received the following email: “Mudders, If 10-12 miles of Tough Mudder grit is somehow not enough for you, you’re going to want to read this email closely. World’s Toughest Mudder 2013 – a grueling 24-hour challenge designed to find

Solo at 7:29 am May 24
Tim, thank you for weighing in. Although I think you may have misunderstood. I am very much the part of the "us" you are referring to. However, the point stands, and while last year the 1,200 who were at the start of WTM were some of the fastest Mudders, this year it WILL boil down to whoever will register first (and yes, that includes a credit card). Some of those individuals (such as yourself) are incredible athletes who have worked very hard to be there. However, I don't think they will necessarily be the majority. Now, that's actually good news in some ways for those hardworking athletes, as the competition may be less stiff. :) Oh, and kudos for making it all the way from Australia!!!!!!

In Pursuit Of DNF

Posted on May 5, 2013

Quiet week on the blog, but a lot has happened in the background. My second Goruck challenge. A trail run. Four CrossFit workouts. My Obstacle Racing 101 workshop. And perhaps, the most notably, my Death Race (DR) media challenge article has been published in the latest issue of Get Out There magazine. The media challenge is

[…] are you afraid of?”, Goss asks. “I’m afraid of DNF-ing. I’m afraid of the swim”, I […]

I Did Something Crazy…

Posted on June 15, 2012

I did something crazy few weeks ago. I registered for the Spartan Death Race 2013. Here’s a little bit of a description from their website: “On average only 15% of the competitors finish the event.  Remarkable when you consider the competitors are among the toughest and most seasoned endurance athletes on earth.  The hurdle and

[…] years ago I registered for the Spartan Death Race and started this blog. All this time… I continued to […]



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