Legend of the Death Race – Part 5: Team Tire’s Tribulations

July 10, 2012By Anthony MatesiDeath Race, News, Race Reviews, Story 2 Comments

Up until now, Team Ten had been rocking out. We were leading every challenge thrown our way. We were struck with poison though. It came in the form of a tractor tire.  The troubles the tire caused us took the Death Race to an all new level for everyone out there. The teams that got … Read More

Legend of the Death Race – Part 4: Bloodroot Mountain Trail Begins

July 6, 2012By Anthony MatesiDeath Race, News, Race Reviews, Story No Comments

It was still light out. There we were on our first challenge as a team heading up into the mountains of Vermont. We would be on our way toward one of the most wicked, switchback infested, narrow passages I’ve ever encountered. Passing room would be so narrow we feared for losing someone the entire evening. … Read More

Legend of the Death Race – Part 3: Crawling Under Highways, Pink Swim Caps, and Slosh Pipes

July 2, 2012By Anthony MatesiDeath Race, News, Race Reviews, Story No Comments

Now that we had our fancy bibs, I’m not going to lie I’m still a bit pissed that we did not get the awesome bibs that the racers had at the 2011 Death Race. When we made it back to the farm our first task was to report to Sergeant Screamer, as most of us have dubbed … Read More

Legend of the Death Race – Part 2: The Ultimate Trial of Mind, Body, and Spirit Begins

June 29, 2012By Anthony MatesiDeath Race, News, Race Reviews, Story 1 Comment

The “Hints” briefing was fairly short, I even maneuvered myself further and further from the crowd as I realized nothing too serious was actually going to be revealed. One thing they did tell us that I actually believed was that we should wear shorts that night. If there is one thing important to learn about the Death … Read More

Legend of the Death Race – Part 1: Everything Leading Up to the Race

June 25, 2012By Anthony MatesiDeath Race, News, Race Reviews, Story 1 Comment

It’s Wednesday evening (June 13, 2012). My bags, they’re fully packed, this is actually something I pride myself in when traveling…98% of the time I can pack very quickly without missing a thing. This time it’s different however, the nerves have settled in so much so that I am scrambling all around the house frantically … Read More

News Update: 2012 DEATH RACE THIS WEEK!

June 10, 2012By Anthony MatesiDeath Race, News No Comments

So I’ve been very absent from posting lately. My bad. Truth is I’ve been too busy living life and training that I haven’t had much time to just sit down and write. I tried to get my write up about S.E.R.E. done while I was resting by the beach one day during my vacation in … Read More

Death Race 2011: What My Future Holds

May 16, 2012By Anthony MatesiDeath Race, News No Comments

Many of my readers already know what the Death Race is and what it involves, many are still trying to grasp what this insanity is all about. Here is a video from CNN that was taken at last years Spartan Death Race, hopefully it’ll shed some light on what all this training is leading up … Read More

Prep for an Overnight Adventure – S.E.R.E. Pre Game

May 11, 2012By Anthony MatesiDeath Race, News No Comments

Okay so I have another overnight adventure commencing in approximately 13.5HRS. We’ve been provided a gear list which I pasted below. I woke up 3 hours ago, packed what I was concerned with having the second I woke up and then I got myself ready for another day at the office, but not before making … Read More

Extra! Extra! Daily Herald Article Posted

April 23, 2012By Anthony MatesiDeath Race, News No Comments

After waiting over a month for the article to be published it’s finally here and what great timing after this weekends amazing Spartan Race – Sprint Founders Race! Write up on that coming soon along with GoRuck and others I’ve been slacking on. This is a great day, the threat of having to do a … Read More

My Behemoth of a Tire Has Arrived!

April 17, 2012By Anthony MatesiNews No Comments

Well it has finally arrived, my ginormous tire has finally made it here. It’s been sitting in a dirty lot for a while so I had to clean it off a little bit. It had to look like the dumbest thing anyone would do to a tire, scrub-a-dub-dub. During my little cleaning session I gave … Read More