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: 28
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 co-founder of OCR Training Denmark and OCRvest.eu, both companies creayed to help the sport grow and give new opportunities to athletes, race organizers and teams. You can find him on the trails, on a bootcamp in Spain, working hard on his projects or at a race! 

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. With Nikolaj Dam, the most winning Danish OCR athlete, by his side they seek to conquer the world of OCR and help the sport become even bigger, even better and even more competitive. Click the button below to see what event he’s got next!