Take a look at how much fun it is to compete in the Tough Mudder event series with The Hula Tribe, which was held at Northstar, California this year!
The Hula Tribe is a team built specifically for the Tough Mudder event series, but is primarily designed to spread the word of camaraderie while helping introduce The Wounded Warrior Project to people. The Wounded Warrior Project is an organization that is developed to honor and empower wounded warriors.
Tough Mudder events are hardcore 10-12 mile obstacle courses designed by British Special Forces. They are created to test your all-around strength, stamina, mental grit and camaraderie. With the most innovative courses, half a million inspiring participants and close to $4 million raised for the Wounded Warrior Project, Tough Mudder is the premier adventure challenge series in the world.
This year, special guest Jake Hickman, a High Fives Athlete joined forces with The Hula Tribe. Jake was paralyzed from the waist down while competing at a U.S. Freestyle Ski Team – Selection Competition just nine months ago. After an intense recovery process, he not only competed in the 2012 NorCal Tough Mudders event with the Hula Tribe, but had a really good chance of beating everyone in the process. Hear what the CEO of Hula Networks, Joe Commendatore had to say about this year’s event and how much it meant to him and the tribe that Jake Hickman was able to participate and energize everyone throughout the event series.
This year, their mission stands strong. They continue to charge forward helping spread the word of camaraderie while raising money for the Wounded Warrior Project, but have also decided to work towards driving support for the High Fives Foundation out of Truckee CA.
Are you tough enough to compete in the Tough Mudder event series?