Team GearJunkie/YogaSlackers 2nd In ‘World Series’ Adventure Race

After 75 hours of suffering through sleep depravation, hail and extreme physical exertion, Team GearJunkie/YogaSlackers emerged dirty, wet, exhausted and happy. Why? A second-place finish in the tough Gold Rush Mother Lode Expedition Race and a qualifying spot in the 2013 World Championships in Costa Rica.

This video is a great window into the harsh world of expedition racing. For a full report from the team, click here.



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Managing Editor Sean McCoy is a life-long outdoorsman who grew up hunting and fishing central Wisconsin forests and lakes. He joined GearJunkie after a 10-year stint as a newspaperman in the Caribbean, where he learned sailing and wooden-boat repair. Based in Denver, McCoy is an avid trail runner, camper, hunter, angler, mountain biker, skier, and beer tester.