The ground trembled, but it was the huffing and snorting outside that woke me in the dead of night. Looking through the screen of my tent, I saw the large black bear lurking about 10 feet away and staring back at me. I struggled to get my brain around what I was seeing while working to shove the sleep away and awaken my senses. It huffed again, and it seemed that bubbles blew from its nose.
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It was not my intention to participate the Winter Death Race this year. In fact, I had only planned to do Summer DR. There is something about Andy Weinberg saying you should check it out that takes away all common sense, but who needs common sense anyway. Perhaps this is how we keep getting in trouble with our significant others, our inability to tell Weinberg no. In retrospect, I will say this was one of the best decisions I have made in quite a long time, either that or I have gone completely off the deep end, which is a distinct possibility.
My name is Amie Meyer. I am a Columbia resident and graduate of USC, but also a local extreme endurance and OCR athlete undertaking a great challenge this year by way of the Spartan/Peak Death Races (www.youmaydie.com). I will be participating in the following events, considered to be some of the hardest events in the world. My goal is to complete all four of these challenges, and to place amongst the top women.