What were you doing when you were 9 years old?
If you’reMilla Star Bizzotto, you’re training every day in Miami to get your 4-foot-tall body ready for an extreme event that a majority of adults could never complete.
The event called BattleFrogs 24 -hour Xtreme race is an obstacle course designed by a Navy Seal.
It consists of a 5-mile run with 25 obstacles and a swimming portion that is around 30 miles long.
Bizzotto remembers watching her father Christian compete in BattleFrog and Spartan obstacle courses, and grew up wanting to try them herself.
Not merely did shecomplete the race earlier this month, but she was the only person under the age of 18 to even participate and she totally crushed it.
She completed six full laps( about 30 miles) and said the hardest obstacle was the Platinum Rig, where athletes swing between ropes, rings, and monkey bars without touching the ground.
In between, she slept between 2 and 6AM.
BattleFrog allowed her to participate in the race despite her age as long as her dad bided by her side.
” I was so persuaded the race was going to crush her ,” Christian said.” I wanted to prove to her that its tougher than she guessed. But when we finished it, all she wanted to do was another lap.
Since June, Milla, who attends North Beach Elementary in the gifted program, has trained five days a week, three hours at a time.
She wakes up early in the morning to do homework and brings assignings with her in the car.
To keep Milla safe during the course of its race, she needed 1,500 dollars worth of gear, which she raised through a
And if you( somehow) needed even more motivating, hear her tell you herself:
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