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The Best Obstacle Course Competition Series Ever

Updated July 9, 2020 1.6k votes 272 voters 26.7k views33 items

List RulesVote up the best competition shows featuring obstacle races that have aired on television

Would you have what it takes to make it through a treacherous obstacle course? There are plenty of obstacle course reality series on television, and a lot of viewers think they would have no problem making it through all the hoops and hurdles. However, these shows are often harder than they appear. You have to be in excellent physical shape to even make it past the first round in many of these shows. You need hardened strength of will to even stand a chance. Right now your main objective is to vote for the best obstacle course reality television series. 

One of the most popular obstacle course shows in recent memory is Wipeout. In this show, contestants would need to go through four rounds of obstacles before they could be crowned champion. The show takes epic twists and turns with a good sense of humor thrown into the mix. Ultimate Beastmaster is another obstacle course show that is even more intense than Wipeout. Beastmasters from all over the globe compete to take home the title.

These shows make people compete, but now, the shows are competing against one another. You can now vote for the best obstacle course competition television series you like to watch.

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    Wipeout
    120
    40

    Wipeout

    John Henson, John Anderson

    Premiered2008

    Wipeout is a game show series in which contestants compete in what is billed as the "world's... more on Wikipedia
  • 2
    American Ninja Warrior
    115
    45

    American Ninja Warrior

    Matt Iseman, Jenn Brown

    Premiered2009

    American Ninja Warrior is a sports entertainment competition spin-off of the television series... more on Wikipedia
  • 3
    The Titan Games
    80
    35

    The Titan Games

    Dwayne Johnson
    The Titan Games (NBC, 2019) is a sports competition series. Hosted by Dwayne Johnson, the show... more on Wikipedia
  • 4
    Ultimate Beastmaster
    83
    40

    Ultimate Beastmaster

    Tiki Barber, Rafinha Bastos
    Ultimate Beastmaster (Netflix, 2017) is an American competition reality show created by Dave... more on Wikipedia
  • 5
    Total Wipeout
    45
    18

    Total Wipeout

    Paul Daniels

    Premiered2009

    Total Wipeout was a British game show, hosted by Richard Hammond and Amanda Byram, which first... more on Wikipedia
  • 6
    American Gladiators
    49
    28

    American Gladiators

    Mike Adamle, Joe Theismann

    Premiered1989

    American Gladiators is an American competition television program that aired weekly in... more on Wikipedia
  • 7
    Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge
    36
    19

    Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge

    Dhani Jones, Kyle Martino
    Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge is an American sports entertainment competition series based... more on Wikipedia
  • 8
    Survivor
    40
    26

    Survivor

    Jeff Probst, Rob Mariano

    Premiered2000

    Survivor is a reality game show produced in many countries throughout the world. In the show,... more on Wikipedia
  • 9
    Ultimate Tag
    22
    7

    Ultimate Tag

    Carrie Bernans, Travis DesLaurier

    Premiered2020

    Ultimate Tag (Fox, 2020) is an obstacle course competition television series hosted by J.J.... more on Wikipedia
  • 10
    The Wall
    18
    2

    The Wall

    Chris Hardwick

    Premiered2016

    The Wall (NBC, 2016) is an American television game show hosted by Chris Hardwick. A team of... more on Wikipedia
  • 11
    Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge
    35
    22

    Steve Austin’s Broken Skull Challenge

    Steve Austin

    Premiered2014-2017

  • 12
    Fear Factor
    32
    21

    Fear Factor

    Joe Rogan

    Premiered2001

    Fear Factor is an American stunt/dare reality game show. It originally aired between 2001 and... more on Wikipedia
  • 13
    Hole in the Wall
    30
    19

    Hole in the Wall

    Laila Odom, Matt Clifton

    Premiered2008

    Hole in the Wall is an American game show that has aired in two versions on American... more on Wikipedia
  • 14
    Strong
    30
    21

    Strong

    Gabrielle Reece
    Strong is an American competition reality show that debuted on NBC on April 13, 2016. It is... more on Wikipedia
  • 15
    Million Dollar Mile
    29
    19

    Premiered2019

    Million Dollar Mile (CBS 2019) is an American obstacle course competition series. Presented by... more on Wikipedia
  • 16
    Nickelodeon Guts
    23
    15

    Nickelodeon Guts

    Felicia Day, Ryon Day

    Premiered1992

    Nickelodeon Guts was an American television "action sports" competition series hosted by... more on Wikipedia
  • 17
    Legends of the Hidden Temple
    22
    14

    Legends of the Hidden Temple

    Kirk Fogg, Dee Bradley Baker

    Premiered1993

    Legends of the Hidden Temple is an action-adventure game show for children. The show centered... more on Wikipedia
  • 18
    Double Dare
    20
    12

    Double Dare

    Lou Ferrigno, Jennifer Malone

    Premiered2000

    Double Dare is a children's game show, originally hosted by Marc Summers, that aired on... more on Wikipedia
  • 19
    American Ninja Challenge
    22
    15

    American Ninja Challenge

    American Ninja Challenge was a nationwide competition sponsored by G4 TV to send a number of... more on Wikipedia
  • 20
    American Ninja Warrior: Ninja vs. Ninja
    14
    5

    American Ninja Warrior: Ninja vs. Ninja

    Matt Iseman, Akbar Gbaja-Biamila
    American Ninja Warrior: Ninja vs. Ninja (USA Network, 2017) is a U.S. reality TV sports... more on Wikipedia
  • 21
    Floor Is Lava
    18
    14

    Floor Is Lava

    Rutledge Wood

    Premiered2020

    Floor is Lava (Netflix, 2020) is an American reality television show television series. Teams... more on Wikipedia
  • 22
    TKO: Total Knock Out
    19
    16

    Premiered2018

    TKO: Total Knock Out (CBS, 2018) is an American obstacle course competition series hosted by... more on Wikipedia
  • 23
    MXC
    16
    13

    MXC

    Beat Kitano, Mary Scheer

    Premiered2003

    MXC is an American comedy television program that aired on Spike TV from 2003 to 2007. It is a... more on Wikipedia
  • 24
    Mental Samurai
    15
    13

    Premiered2019

    Mental Samurai (Fox, 2019) is an obstacle course competition series. Hosted by Rob Lowe, the... more on Wikipedia
  • 25
    Splatalot!
    17
    18

    Splatalot!

    Alexia Khadime, Elliot Francis

    Premiered2011

    Splatalot! is a Canadian/Australian/British internationally co-produced medieval-themed... more on Wikipedia