May went by very fast! We started the month at the sea in Finale Ligure (Italy). We spent some time swimming (in the wet suits, because the sea was still rather cold) and of course climbing in nice spots 20min from the coast. All this wouldn’t be possible without my mother in law, Nathalie, who played with Tommy when we were climbing with Nico.
Another impressive line sent last weekend in the south of Spain, paradise of perfect rock. "Momento Payaso",8b+ a long, sustained and hard tufa climbing.
The competition was the Québec championship bouldering. This competition was not too good for me. I got good things and bad things from it. The bad thing was that I did not do finals. The good thing was that I tested a new competitive strategy and it did not work.
A few new bike shoes have been added to the line up for five ten: Impact VXi Clipless, Impact VXi, the Hellcat had some minor changes, and the Maltese clip shoe had a makeover as well. Material changes have combated some weight and weather issues.
Pietermaritzburg, RSA - April 12, 2014 - After much anticipation, the 2014 season got underway last week under sunny skies and blazing heat for an exciting race in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. Home of the 2013 World Championships, the course saw a few changes for 2014 to add more technicality for the riders. Awkward man made rock gardens, blown out dry soil, big jumps, 60+Km/h speeds, and a huge pedaling effort proved to be a challenging race course for everyone. Team Norco International had a great start to the year, with Jill Kintner placing on the podium for 3rd, Bryn...