Caveman returns to France


Conrad Stoltz aka Caveman returns to Cahors, France, where he started his professional triathlon career 23 years ago. He explores the region on his mountain bike, and as usual, runs into some interesting situations…

Music: “CowboyZ” and “Moomin” by Die Neef: My cousin Stephan van As

Products:
Specialized Sworks Epic with Command Post dropper post, TERRA shoes
Suunto Ambit3 GPS watch HR monitor
Oakley Jawbone
Squirt lube
ClifBar
LOOK pedals
Supacaz grips
GoPro Hero 3

Conrad Stoltz – XTERRA Hall of Fame Inductee video

 

Wow, so many emotions and memories! Thanks so much to everyone who contributed.

Particularly love the Larsen clan’s contribution!

 

 

Embrace the space. The story about Altra’s FootShape toe box

Conrad Stoltz Altra Running Lone Peak 2.0 Footshape toe box_

A foot shaped shoe! My Altra Lone Peak 2.0s. Why are the other companies still making shoe shaped shoes?!

Altra’s FootShape™ toe box allows the toes to relax and spread out naturally and the big toe to remain in a straight position for more stability, speed and efficiency. Not to mention no more blisters and black toe nails!

Altra Running shoes Conrad Stoltz foot shaped toe box XRay

Embrace The Space

Traditional running shoes feature pointy toe boxes that squeeze the toes out of their natural position –increasing risk of bunions, hammertoes and plantar fasciitis. Personally, I suffered really painful Mortons Neuroma- nerve damage from many years of too narrow shoes. The  Altra’s FootShape™ toe box allows the toes to relax and spread out naturally and the big toe to remain in a straight position. This enhances stability and creates a powerful toe-off to maximize running performance. We wish we could call it some scientific breakthrough, but we’re simply giving your foot the working space it needs.

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Benefits:

  • Keeps big toe straight for greater stability and a more powerful toe-off
  • Allows toes to relax and spread out naturally
  • Allows foot to naturally stabilize excess pronation

Replicating Perfection

The human foot is an anatomical masterpiece. It’s designed for stability, speed, and to get you from point A to point B. At Altra, we choose not to mess with perfection and simply let your foot do its thing. Every Altra shoe features a last that has been molded around the healthy position of a human foot. A shoe last is a 360-degree model of a foot used to create the shoe’s heel, instep, and toe box dimensions. Unlike other shoe companies that alter the last to make the shoe look more sleek and fast, we’ve chosen to let your foot decide the shape of the shoe.

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