September 20, 2014; an epic day in the world of Obstacle Racing. The small town of Killington, Vermont was flooded with thousands of anxious racers, who toed the line of a course that they could only hope they had trained well enough to successfully complete. The much anticipated Spartan Race World Championship had descended upon the mountains of Vermont, and within the mix of those taking on this epic event, an impressive group of elite athletes had arrived eager to compete for the title of World Champion.
The competitive waves were stacked with an impressive lineup of determined athletes, each focusing inward as they prepared for battle. Among the elite women was none other than Claude Godbout, a biathlete from Canada who is no stranger to the Spartan Race circuit. She took on the Beast with finesse; powering up the agonizingly steep inclines, and progressing through each obstacle with pure grit driving her onward. She blew her competition away, and claimed her win with an impressive victory; finishing a full three and half minutes ahead of second place woman Corinna Coffin. Claude had fought hard, and earned herself a spot on the top of the podium, earning her title as this years female World Champion.