Category Archives: GEAR REVIEW

Gear Review: TomTom Adventurer GPS Watch – Brian Gardner

I recently took delivery of the brand new TomTom Adventurer GPS watch, and what a beauty it is! For years I have been using a GPS watch with separate GPS pod, and, like most old watches, separate Heart Rate (HR)

Race Report + Gear Review: Thomas van Tonder – The Beast + Salomon XA-Amfibs

What an EPIC weekend… Tested my new #Salomons at The Beast OCR on Saturday and then we had the #WoldPack on Sunday. #LiveWithoutLimits #TimeToPlay Strava links… #Beast on Saturday was a bit of a new concept to the beast having 2 loops of the same 4km track, and on

Honest Shoes Review: Saucony Xodus 5

By Egor Ossov This was one of my trail running shoes I decided to invest in around two years ago. In general, I am quite happy with my shoes, but here is a pro and cons break down: Pros: *

Honest Shoe Review: Inov-8 X-Talon 200 (5.5/10)

By Egor Oussov I used this pair for only Obstacle Racing events (4 Warrior races) and these are my experiences: Pros: * Impressive grip on all surfaces * Super lightweight and flexible, only 200g * Breathable forefoot mesh, excellent for quick

Reebok All-Terrain Shoe Review

I’m a hardcore girlie girl with a keen eye for fashion (who also loves to push boundaries and get dirty!), so it wasn’t exactly the technology of the Reebok All Terrain that caught my attention, but more the ‘rugged prettiness’

Salomon S-LAB SPEED OCR SHOE Review

A look back to happy feet in 2015: #Salomon Before we kick off the new season of OCR in 2016, I think we need a bit of a review on my gear of 2015! Obstacle Course Racing is the fastest growing

Inov-8 X-Talon 200 Review

These are inov-8’s trademark OCR shoe and theres a good reason for that, they are shoes that can work on just about everyone! They are standard fit, meaning a slightly wider toe box on the shoe. This allows your fore

Inov-8 F-Lite 192 Shoe Review

These are my everyday shoes, for casual wear, gymming/ CrossFit and my long runs that find me on a mixture of tar and trail. They are very comfortable and light and they do a good job of standing out even

Inov-8 X-Talon 190 Review

These are definitely my go to shoes for most OCR events, they are really light (190g), like it almost feels like you don’t have shoes on!! They are also the precision fit which means a snug more race like feel