Overcoming all obstacles
Sinclair man ranked top six nationally in barrier-ridden sport
Corey Spilski works at Sinclair Refinery as a welder in one life and a serious competitor in Obstacle Course Racing (OCR) in another.
OCR is a sport in which a competitor, traveling on foot, must overcome various physical challenges in the form of obstacles. The races are designed to result in mental and physical collapse.
Obstacles include, but are not limited to, climbing over walls, carrying heavy objects, traversing bodies of water, crawling under barbed wire and jumping through fire. Many obstacles are similar to those used in military training while others are unique to obstacle raci...