Amelia Boone

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Amelia Boone (Born September 27, 1983) is an American obstacle racer. She used to be an attorney for the law firm of Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom.[1] She's currently employed by Apple Inc. in San Jose, CA.

As one of the most accomplished OCR athletes in the history of the sport, she has won both the Spartan Race World Championship (2013) and World's Toughest Mudder (three times 2012, 2014 and 2015). In 2014, she won the WTM title eight weeks after major knee surgery.[2]

She is sponsored by Reebok, BeetElite, RockTape, Sufferfest Beer Company, Ultimate Direction and has been featured in a Tough Mudder commercial for Oberto Jerky, alongside sportscaster Stephen A. Smith.

Boone appeared on the cover of the August 2015 issue of Runner's World magazine, which included the article "The Obstacle Course Race Superstar: How Amelia Boone went from hating running to dominating races". Her half sister Tricia Smith, aka Phelps, is equally competitive, excelling in Bucks County Cross Fit

Education[edit]

2002 Graduated from Lakeridge High School. Lake Oswego, Oregon.

2006 Graduated from Washington University in St. Louis MO with a degree in Anthropology and Political Science.

2009 Graduated from University of Washington School of Law with a Juris Doctor (J.D.) degree.

Race history[edit]

2016

Sean O'Brien 100k (02.06.16): 5th place female, 13th place overall

2015

Rodeo Beach 30k (12.12.15): 1st place female

World's Toughest Mudder (11.14.15); 1st place female

Spartan Team Championships (10.31.15): 1st place team

Spartan Race World Championships (10.3.15): 4th place female

Tri-State Super Spartan (9.12.15): 1st place female

Washougal Spartan Sprint (8.8.15): 2nd place female

Palmerton Spartan Super (7.11.15): 1st place female

Salt Lake Spartan Super (6.26.15): 1st place female

Breckenridge Spartan Sprint (6.12.15): 2nd place female

Monterey Spartan Super (6.6.15) 1st place female

Indiana Spartan Sprint (5.16.15): 1st place female

Montana Spartan Sprint (5.10.15): 2nd place female

Rodeo Beach Rumble 30k (4.25.15): 1st place female; 3rd overall

Tri-State Spartan Beast (4.18.15); 1st place female

Georgia Death Race 68 mi (3.15.15); 3rd place female

XTerra McDowell Mountain 15 mi (2.1.15): 1st place female

2014

World's Toughest Mudder (11.15 - 11.16.14): 1st place female

Spartan World Championships (9.20.14): DNS

Virginia Super Spartan (8.23.14): 1st place female

Washougal Spartan Sprint (8.3.14): 2nd place female

Pennsylvania Spartan Sprint (7.12.14): 1st place female

Tuxedo Spartan Sprint (6.8.14): 1st place female

Tuxedo Spartan Sprint (6.7.14): 2nd place female

Mud, Guts & Glory (5.24.14): 1st place female

Bonefrog Challenge (5.17.14): 1st place female

Indiana Spartan Sprint (4.26.14): 1st place female

Las Vegas Super Spartan (4.5.14): 2nd place female

Charlotte Spartan Sprint (3.23.14): 1st place female

Atlas Race (2.23.14): 1st place female; 2nd place team

Tampa Spartan Sprint (2.15.14): 2nd place female

2013

Spartan Race World Championships (VT Beast) (9.21.13): 1st place female

Mud Guts and Glory (8.31.13): 1st place female

Pacific Northwest Spartan Sprint Championship (8.3.2013): 1st place female

Midwest Super Spartan (7.21.13): 1st place female

Midwest Super Spartan Championship (7.20.13): 1st place female

2013 Peak Death Race (6.21.13): 3rd place female

Indiana Spartan Sprint (4.27.13): 1st place female

Las Vegas Super Spartan (4.6.13): 3rd place female

2012

2012 World's Toughest Mudder (11.17.12): 1st place female; 2nd place overall

Midwest Super Spartan (10.27.12): 1st place female

Vermont Spartan UltraBeast - 2012 Spartan Championship (9.22.12): 2nd place female

2012 Peak Death Race (6.15.12): 2nd place female

Civilian Military Combine - TriState (5.18.12): 1st place overall; 1st place female

2012 Winter Death Race (3.2.12): 1st place female; 3rd place overall

2011

2011 World's Toughest Mudder (12.16.11): 2nd place female; 11th place overall

References[edit]

  1. ^ Loo, Jamie (23 May 2014). "Skadden associate has a knack for obstacle course races". Chicago Law Bulletin. Retrieved 12 March 2015.
  2. ^ Amelia Boone. "ON BEING BROKEN, REHAB AND RECOVERY".

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