Obstacle Sports have a long and rich history, capturing the spirit of humans desire to move and compete. This has played out on the sports field and has been captured for the past 45 years on television shows around the world. Some of the better known shows include:

1973 – 1982: Superstars US ABC / BBC

1976 – 1984: Battle of the Network Stars NBC, ABC, CBS

1984 - 1997: Survival of the Fittest (International)

1989 – current: Gladiators (10 countries)

1989 – 2005: Raid Gauloises (International)

1995 – 2002: Eco-Challenge (International)

1997 – current: Sasuke / Ninja Warriors (157 countries)

1997 – current: Survivor (50 countries)

2015 - current: Spartan Race Championship Series, NBC

2015 - current: BattleFrog College Championship, ESPN

2016 - current: Spartan Ultimate Team Challenge, NBC

Other TV shows: Viking, Show Jumping, Double Dare, Total Drama Island, GUTS, Wipeout, Total Wipeout, The Krryton Factor, Bury, Splatalot, World’s Strongest Man, Survival of the Fittest

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