Leon is an outgoing and highly positive athlete who seeks to push his limits and become the best possible athlete. Leon is a well-known spokesperson for the sport of OCR, 4x European Champion, World Team Champion and a believe in the community of OCR and that OCR will make the 2024 Olympic program.


Name: Leon Kofoed
Age: 29
Country: Denmark 🇩🇰
Height: 168 CM
Weight: 63 KG
Favourite obstacle: Low Rig
Fastest 5k: 16:13
Words to live by: Beat Yesterday

Leon is the reigning OCR European Short Course Champion and one of the most experienced Danish OCR athletes. Having started competing in sports quite late at age 24, he is still developing and aiming to one day stand at the top of a World Championship podium. He is a former Ninja Warrior competitor who specializes in middle-distance OCR events and he is the technical leg of the 2 x European Champion and World Champion gold-winning Mix Relay Team with Nikolaj Dam and Ida Mathilde.

Leon is also the founder of OCR Training Denmark and OCRvest.eu, both companies created to help the sport grow and give new opportunities to athletes, race organizers and teams. 

Cancer ambassador
Leon lost his mother to cancer in December 2019 and became an orphan at age 28. He has publicly shared his experiences with trauma, loss, love and fear and he is a passionate ambassador for cancer awareness. Since 2013 Leon has organized fundraising operations as a public figure and he’s raised almost 500.000 DKK.

You can also visit my ObstacleEdge profile here.

What is next to expect?

Leon has chosen to focus his full-time attention towards becoming the best possible OCR athlete he can be, gambling carreer and security for his love and passion. Click the button below to see what event he’s got next!