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Overcoming Obstacles
Brandon Eckel among world's best in his sport
McMinnville resident and fitness enthusiast Brandon Eckel is climbing to the top of the mountain in the relatively new sport of obstacle course racing. He was one of only six athletes to finish the Navy Seal Battlefrog Extreme Race, which was a full marathon in length with obstacles filling the course.
Youth minister. Father of four. World-class obstacle course athlete.Those all describe McMinnville resident Brandon Eckel, who has rocketed to stardom during the six months he’s competed in the blossoming sport of obstacle course racing.