2016: A Year of Healing


OCR champion Amelia Boone was sidelined by injuries for all of 2016. She looks back on how it may actually end up helping her grow in the long term.

I don’t believe everything happens for a reason. And I certainly don’t believe injury happens for a reason. But I do know that this past year has taught me that, even when your passions and loves are stripped from you, you can still find happy. You can still be complete. You adjust, you reassess, you struggle through the bad times, you celebrate the little victories. And, at the end of the day, you live.

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Original AuthorAmelia Boone
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Amelia Boone Racing
Amelia Boone is a full-time corporate attorney and probably the world's most decorated obstacle racer. Since the sport's inception five years ago, she's amassed more than 30 victories and 50 podiums. Career highlights include: • 3x winner of the World's Toughest Mudder (2012, 2014, 2015) • Spartan Race World Champion 2013 • Spartan Race Points Series Champion (2013 & 2015) • 3x Death Race Finisher (Winter 2012, Summer 2012, Summer 2013) When Amelia's not out on an obstacle course, you'll find her nurturing a budding ultra running obsession, working as a full-time attorney, or watching wrestling pay-per-views. Most likely with a box of Pop-Tarts or a bag of ketchup chips in hand.


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