Gladiator Assault Challenge – Snow Edition

April 25, 2013By Tony MatesiRace Reviews 3 Comments

Another week and another obstacle race to test my progress since my surgery November 30th. This time I was racing up in Wisconsin for the my third appearance at the Gladiator Assault Challenge. This race has become one of the races that I look forward to every time it comes around. The obstacles, challenges, distance, … Read More

Vegas Super Spartan Race – All In

April 16, 2013By Tony MatesiRace Reviews 1 Comment

Returning to the Obstacle Racing world as an athlete and competitor has been one of my primary goals ever since I elected to have the labrum in my left shoulder repaired by Dr. Mark Bowen. Since then it has been an upward battle with myself to redevelop my strength and flexibility, still a work in … Read More

Winter Death Race: Frozen

February 23, 2013By Tony MatesiDeath Race, Race Reviews 3 Comments

My last minute presence at the Winter Death Race was the result of social media networking’s ability to unite likeminded individuals. About a week out from the race I was considering driving up to Vermont from Chicago all by my lonesome…and then…it hit me, Facebook post! I simply put out a request asking if anyone … Read More

Winter Death Race Recaps

February 11, 2013By Tony MatesiDeath Race, Race Reviews No Comments

It’s been over a week since driving out to Vermont to provide coverage for Obstacle Racing Magazine’s Facebook page and to witness what would be my next story for our second issue of the magazine – be sure to subscribe at –  at the Winter Death Race. Not only was I there to be … Read More