Archives for March 2015

Reebok All-Terrain Super OCR Shoe vs. Spartan Trifecta

2014 Trifecta OCR GearPrior to this year, I have raced in Salomon XA Pro 3D and Salomon Fellraiser, depending on the terrain.

I opted for the camouflage version of the Reebok All-Terrain Super shoes, designed for obstacle course racing (OCR). As the flashy colors would only be permanently hidden, after the first Spartan Race! The Supers have more cushioning and stability, than the Sprint shoes for races at longer distances.

Reebok All-Terrain Super Specific Features:
• Duragrip upper helps provide durability in key wear areas
• Mid foot teeth help provide traction and protection on ropes and walls
• Second skin perforated tongue is lightweight and does not absorb water
• Square indented lugs (talons) providing 360 degree traction while the toe pick helps give you leverage on slippery surfaces
• Strategically placed mesh drainage ports allow water to drain quickly and easily
• Underfoot rock guard helps protect against sharp / hard objects [Read more…]

NWTF Supports and Urges Swift Passage of the Sportsmen’s Act of 2015

EDGEFIELD, S.C. — The National Wild Turkey Federation (NWTF) applauds Chairman Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM), along with original cosponsors, Senator Jim Risch (R-ID), Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV), Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE) and Senator Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) for their introduction of the Sportsmen’s Act of 2015.

The NWTF is also appreciative of Chairman Murkowski moving so swiftly on a hearing to advance the bill benefiting America’s community of sportsmen.

“We are thrilled that this bipartisan legislation has been introduced early in the 114th Congress,” stated NWTF Chief Conservation Officer Becky Humphries.  “The NWTF is dedicated to working with these members to pass this important legislation. NWTF will continue to work with our partners and members of Congress in the House on similar legislation.” [Read more…]