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kevin hadfield 2018 tor des geants review | montane 26/09/2018
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TOR 2018: KEVIN HADFIELD KIT REVIEWS

Montane Athlete Kevin Hadfield returned to the 2018 Montane Tor des Géants for his second year, finishing in an amazing 53rd position REVIEWS: (click images to view) The beauty of Courmayeur, the sound of thousands lining the medieval streets, the fanfare, environment and course are all familiar but there is a layer of anxiety blanketing the experience that is all-together uncomfortable and foreign. I have returned to the site of my largest accomplishment to date in this trail running game. I am toeing the line of the Montane Tor des Geants... Read More

kouta toriumi 5th place 2018 tor des geants interview | Montane 25/09/2018
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TOR 2018: 5TH PLACE KOUTA TORIUMI INTERVIEW

Montane Athlete Kouta Toriumi (JAP) stunned the ultra-endurance world recently by finishing 5th in the 2018 Montane Tor des Géants, despite being a relative newcomer to the sport. How long have you been running? I have been trail running for about six years. What is it about Ultra/trail running you like? I like ultra/trail running because I love the mountains.  Participating in races allows me to be fully immersed in these incredible environments, and the sensation of moving through them under my own steam is very satisfying. How do you squeeze running... Read More

24/09/2018
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TOR 2018: TOM HOLLINS DNF CATHARSIS

Montane Athlete Tom Hollins entered the 2018 Montane Tor des Géants in the best shape of his life.  60 miles and two 3000m+ ascents later he withdrew. Reflecting on this, Tom shares insight into what happens when the mind-body connection falters. ‘I’ve not got much European experience’ I said in my pre-race TDG video. How that would come back to haunt me. My entire European experience was in fact 1 previous DNF at the UTMB. On that occasion, I just wasn’t fit for it. This time I was the fittest I... Read More