Hobie Call: Spartan World Championships Contenders

Call stands as the most decorated Spartan racer in the event’s four years with more than 30 wins and 2013’s World Championship title. The Utah native was ready to give up on his career as an elite endurance athlete when he found the Spartan races and quickly started winning.

Represents: United States 

Strengths: The former marathoner holds a 2:16 PR, but unlike most elite distance runners, Call hasn't shied away from strength work and has no trouble contending the obstacles.

Weaknesses: Call has no athletic deficiencies of note, but with a long history of running, Call also has a sizeable resume of running injuries.