Towards the end of my last ultra marathon I need to stop and dig out my torch. This proved to be much harder than I should have been, partly because my brain was not in tip-top condition, and partly because my fingers had lost most of their dexterity, and largely because the attachment system on the vest sucks after about 8 hours of running.
It has this nifty hook and loop thing that is super lightweight, and in theory, easy to use. But once your fingers get cold, and your brain is shutting down, it just becomes really hard to get it on and off.
I had to stop moving and focus solely on trying to get the little hooks through the loops because I couldn’t do both things at once. This was really frustrating, as it was a hassle I just didn’t need at the end of a long, hard, painful day.
So I came up with a new attachment system for it that works wonders.
Watch the video to find out how I made this work to that even if I’m wearing thick gloves, I can get the vest on and off with ease at any stage of the race.
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