Hobie Call

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Hobie Call at the SUPERHERO SCRAMBLE race in Miami, FL at Oleta River State Park, March 24, 2012

Hobie Call (b. 1977)[1] is an American obstacle course racer. As of 2011 he had the fastest known time for lunging a mile (24:56). Call is a multiple-time winner of the Spartan Race, an obstacle race with challenges similar to those found in the television program American Gladiators.[2] In 2011 he attempted, but did not complete, The Spartan Death Race, the most challenging version of the Spartan Race, which consists of a 48 hour run with mud, obstacles, physical and mental challenges.

A native of Utah, he is the father of five children.[3]

Call won the Scramble Gamble at the Superhero Scramble race in Miami, FL on March 12, 2012. He finished first with a time of 33:29 and won a cash purse of $2,000. Hobie also ran in and won the Scramble Gamble race in Waldo, FL on July 28, 2012 with a finishing time of 27:05.[4] Since, Hobie has won many Superhero Scrambles.

Call took the first win of the Spartan Race season in Southern California. He finished the 8 mile course in under an hour.[5]

He was the first[when?] male competitor to complete the Spartan Championship at Killington, VT. Nearly 6,000 athletes and spectators participated in the event.[6]

Hobie Call on the podium as winner of the Scramble Gamble in Miami, FL March 24, 2012

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