Competitor Instructions

  1. Traverse the spinning bars using only the hands and arms. Feet must not touch the ground to create an advantage.
  2. Ring the bell.

Failure Modes

  1. Failure to ring the bell.
  2. Feet touching the ground to create an advantage.
  3. Using vertical truss as a ladder to start the obstacle, traverse or complete the obstacle.
  4. Feet or legs touching any of the bars, including traversing above the bars on top of the obstacle.

Additional Notes

  1. A competitor is considered to have attempted the obstacle once both of their feet have left the starting step.
  2. A competitor may use horizontally located truss to start the obstacle, or transfer during the traverse phase of the obstacle.

Source: 2023 Spartan Rules of Competition