Pain is an educator.
That’s what Sarah Forliano believes. Her devotion to the creed is evident in the adage tattooed on her ribcage: “With pain comes strength.”
Forliano, 37, of Irvine will be featured at 7 p.m. Tuesday in an episode of Steve Austin’s “Broken Skull Challenge” on Country Music Television. The show pits athletes against each other in a series of obstacle course challenges. The winner claims $10,000.
The grueling contest attracts world-renowned competitors in fitness regimen CrossFit, and power lifting and mixed-martial arts, but Forliano was chosen by showrunners because of her participation in Spartan races — obstacle course races that can span more...