Every summer thousands of people gather in cities across North America to test their toughness with a series of obstacle-based races that have you diving into ice pools, jumping through fire and enduring electric shock. Seriously.
The goal? To prove you’re not only fit but—more importantly—badass.
Dustin W. Ballard, an emergency physician at Kaiser Permanente Medical Center in California explains, “The Tough Mudder participant who conquers his or her fears along with the event also may garner confidence and optimism to face challenges elsewhere in life.”
While most people cross the finish line with little more than a mouthful of mud, others aren’t so lucky.
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