Valmorel Winter Sprint 2017

Last weekend, my Spartan year kicked of with the Valmorel Winter Sprint. Although the race was on Saturday, we left on Wednesday night so we had a few days of free time in Valmorel and some time to get used to the altitude and the snowy conditions. We stayed in a small apartment. It was not much but it had everything we needed: a kitchen, beds and a shower. Being there upfront we could pick up our starting package on Friday so we didn’t need to rush¬†on Saturday. The starting…

Gloves

Most of the time I don’t use gloves during an obstacle run. I know some people like to use them to have more grip but even without gloves my grip is strong enough to conquer the monkeybars or climb a rope. So In normal circumstances, gloves don’t have an added value for me. But the upcoming Valmorel Winter Sprint is not held under those¬†normal circumstances. Most likely there will be snow and as we all know, snow is wet and cold. I’ve never did an obstacle run in the snow,…