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October 23, 2015

Savage Stories: A Force to Be Reckoned With

Post by Alex Brown
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His record is remarkable. Thirteen first place overall finishes. Two second place and one third place overall finish at Savage Race. Having placed in the top three overall in all 16 Savage Races he’s competed in, he’s the winningest Savage of all time.

His name is Yuri Force.

But it’s not his Savage Race record or his impressive athletic skills that stand out the most. It’s his character.

Yuri Force, supported by his wonderful wife Carly and his adorable 2-year-old Emory, has a heartfelt reason behind why he races.

Enjoy this Savage Story about Yuri’s background, athletic career, and family, brought to you by NuAquos Sports Drink.

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July 9, 2015

Truly Savage: Brave Team of Blind Racers Inspire Us All

A group of wet, muddy, tired athletes triumphantly entered the festival area after completing Savage Race Maryland.

Every staff member began cheering. A couple of us may have had tears in our eyes.

It didn’t matter that this group of brave athletes finished after many others had already picked up and gone home. The smiles on their faces said it all – they did it!

Ben, CJ, Daron, Devonte, Nasim, Shawn, and Taiye completed miles of rugged terrain and dozens of challenging obstacles… that they couldn’t even see.

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