Legend says that name of Bokator comes from 2000 years ago, where a single village warrior who killed a lion with his bare hand couple with a single knee-strike and Bokator means “pound a lion”. And subsequently, this form of martial art was used by the Angkor armies for on the battlefield and for self-defense against invaders. Today you can see the numerous carving in Angkor Wat depicting the martial art form (see above picture).
About BOKATOR CHALLENGE
The Bokator Challenge is the first obstacle course race in Cambodia aspire to mimic what a Bokator warrior will go through when he goes hunting for the tiger. The Bokator challenger will be challenged mentally and physically over 5 zones before he slay the tiger and return home as a victorious warrior!
Are you ready to confront snake and crocodiles? This Zone will bring out your worst fear! Be prepared to go the extreme. Hint* get ready to be sacry wet.
How many walls can you scale in a day? This zone will test your endurance to the max. Hint* good to do it as a team.
Are you ready to be the Bokator Warrior? This zone will stretch your limits, expect to crawl, squat, sprint over a moat of fire. Hint* make sure that you have at least 20% energy left!
Are you afraid of heights? or depth? This zone will force you to dig deep to overcome a series of vertical challenges.