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Avia Endurance spotlight. Conrad Stoltz XTERRA World Champion 2010


Caveman highlights from XTERRA Worlds 2010. Winning an XTERRA World title wearing my Avia Stoltz shoes put the cherry on the cake.

Avia is the proud shoe sponsor of the XTERRA USA series.

Conrad Stoltz profile on XTERRA.TV

Hats off to the XTERRA TV crew and Whit Raymond (commentating)- those guys surely knows how to make one look good.

Thanks for the good times and good memories!

The 2010 Avia Avi STOLTZ is here

Avia Avi Stoltz

And it comes in cool new colours that matches the weeds in our garden! The only change we made from the “old” shoe, other than the colour (duh) is a firmer mid sole. (65 Shore A Density) Read  here about the thought process, (Cave people DO think!) and development which went into this unique shoe. Keep an eye on for new stock and other models. As if you really need another model.  Just  kidding: My favourite training shoe is the AVI Trainer.

Avia Avi Stoltz Stuffits

You’ll notice I dont go anywhere without my Stuffitts Shoe Savers. These Cedar chip filled “feet” stays in your shoes when you dont- keeping them fresh, dry and together…

I will be racing XTERRA Worlds in my birthday suit!

Conrad Birthday Card

I got this birthday card from the Balega folks in South Africa. Tanya is always very creative with the Photoshop…

If your Afrikaans is a little rusty:

“Happy birthday Conrad, Enjoy every moment, Bert, Tanya and the Falke (Balega) team”

Also, my LUMA race kit by Greek artist Miltos Manetas can just in time for my birthday: Read more here.


Had an amazing sushi dinner with the AVIA Team last night and they spoilt me again:


Avia AVI STOLTZ review


My own customization for the muddy ski slopes at XTERRA Vermont

From Triathlon Product Reviews

Sunday, April 26, 2009

Avia Avi Stoltz Xterra Racing Shoe

After the traction disaster that my wife and I both suffered during the Granite Bay Duathlon, we went looking for a shoe with better traction that qualified as a racer. We both have significantly different needs. I sometimes qualify as a Clydesdale as I hover around 200 lbs, but I’m a pretty neutral runner. I usually race in a light weight trainer (like the Brooks Ghost for example) with the green superfeet insole for just a little support. My wife Tatjana weighs about 115 lbs and is one of the fastest 40+ runners in our area. She pronates moderately, but since she is so small, she doesn’t need a lot of support. She usually races in a racing shoe that has some support built in and orthotics or the same green superfeet insoles.

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Cavegirl on the way!!!

Cavegirl on the way!!!
Liezel and I are happy to announce our baby girl on the way! We are 23 weeks in, #PrincessHotstuff is fit and trim, and for me, time is not moving fast enough!  Due date 15-5-15. Suuuuper excited prix viagra en pharmacie! With these genes, she’ll be shooting hoops while wheelie-ing at the age of 3. […]
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Being the Caveman is hard work- have been busy…

Being the Caveman is hard work- have been busy…
As you all know, its easy to overindulge and pack on the pounds during the festive season, so Cross Training is a key ingredient to keeping the Caveman fit and flexable. Gotta keep on top of skills training too. Breakfast sure wasnt pretty. But its all part of the food chain… Like I said, being […]
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Caveman wins in mountain region of Scanno at XTERRA Italy

Caveman wins in mountain region of Scanno at XTERRA Italy
XTERRA Italy has the most amazing course! Parts through the old mountain town of Scanno. To the tune of "eye of the tiger" (thanks DJ Jack!) Caveman wins XTERRA Italy by 4 minutes. XTERRA Italy made is debut in the idyllic mountain town of Scanno, in the province of Abruzzo. In terms of the culture […]
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Caveman’s specialized equipment choices in quest for 7th World title

Caveman’s specialized equipment choices in quest for 7th World title
#aeroiseverything #soisfattyres #dittohorsepower ITU Cross Triathlon Worlds 2013 Long version Cross Tri Worlds Highlights. (Short version- 2.40) Racing through the dunes, stairs and sidewalks of Holland proved a fertile ground for innovative equipment choices.  From the video you can get a feel for the course- but the real test was the long sections of deep, […]
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a Caveman car for a Caveman situation…

a Caveman car for a Caveman situation…
Caveman’s Stellenbosch Kelfords Ford Fietsta Ambiente 1.4 [Open letter to friend and owner of Kelfords Ford and Mazda in Somerset West, South Africa] Dear Tristan, Thank you very much for the use of your wonderful little Ford Fiesta. We love the fuel economy, (5.9L per 100km) the nippy handling, the voice activated, hands free phone […]
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Cheers to a remarkable 2012

Cheers to a remarkable 2012
18 races, 1 World Title (ITU Cross Tri), my 10th XTERRA USA Series title, 10 victories, 16 podiums and many many special memories. My sporting highlight was winning my 2nd ITU Cross Triathlon World Title in Pelham Alabama, USA. a Personal highlight was sharing the entire year and all the remarkable experiences with my gorgeous […]
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