IVANA KOLARIC lives and breathes sports. A multifaceted athlete, she has been working as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor in Dubai since 2015. She took the leap into the world of Obstacle Course Racing in 2016 and has notched up 29 medals, including 17 golds, 8 silvers and 4 bronzes.

She has run the gamut of challenges – from 5 km desert night runs to the Ice Warrior Challenge to the grueling 20+ km XDubai Spartan Race Beast in Bahrain. She is the first certified female Spartan Coach in the Middle East as well as a Spartan Global brand ambassador. In addition to her impressive racing credentials, she is also a certified yoga teacher.