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Here you will find a collection of video product reviews pertaining to endurance sports and outdoor recreation items. These include an examination and analysis of running shoes, winter jackets, sports earbuds, running shorts, hydration packs and more. All products were tested for 1 – 3 months before review.

Salomon S-Lab Advanced Skin 5L Set Pack

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GoPro Hero 4 Silver TESTED + REVIEWED

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Coexiste CrossFit

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This is Adam Kwitko from 3-Seconds.com, Canada’s best obstacle course racing magazine bringing you my wetsuit strategy for World’s Toughest Mudder. It gets cold at night in the desert. To survive you’ll need a wetsuit. This year I’m going with the second edition of the Hyperflex Cyclone 3/2mm fullsuit, that I ordered from Wetsuitwarehouse.com for …

hydration pack

The newest form fitting hydration pack, the Advanced Skin Lab Hydro 5L uses front hydration for convenience, and holds essentials for shorter endurance races with less weight and more comfort. FACT SHEET WEIGHT500 PACK WEIGHT (LB OZ)8.82oz DIMENSIONS43 x 21 x 20 PACK VOLUME (L)5 PACK WEIGHT (G)250

GoPro Hero 4 Silver TESTED + REVIEWED The Hero 4 Silver is the first GoPro camera to include an integrated screen that’s ok for framing, and great for video and photo playback and is actually not included on the more expensive Hero Black edition. The screen has touch screen functionality that you unlock by taping and …

CrossFit Montreal

Coexiste CrossFit – Montreal What differentiates Coexiste CrossFit from other CrossFit Boxes are their obstacles, including the Eastern Canada Spartan Race obstacles they have stationed throughout their gym year-round. These obstacles include: The vertical cargonet Rope climb Later climb 8 foot wall Inverted wall Traverse wall Straight and slanted monkey bars Infinity bars An extra …

Adam Kwitko

Get Out There was recently invited to the outdoor paradise that is the state of Oregon by Ecco Shoes to get the low down on their emerging sport line-up While better known for their faction and golf collections, Ecco’s sport product line features 62 men’s and 81 woman’s shoes, that’s a wide range of options …

Inov-8 X-Talon 190 vs X-Talon 212 TESTED + REVIEWED The X-Talon by the British footwear company Inov-8 is a unisex shoe, comes in just one color and is all about three things; grip, lightweight and drainage. Both the 190 and the 212 offer an identical outsole with XX slightly directional lugs that provide excellent grip …

test + review

Mountain Hardwear Optic 3.5 Tent TESTED + REVIEWED What differentiates the Mountain Hardwear Optic tent from others is that the two opening doors are on adjacent walls, resulting in a 180-degree panoramic view of the great outdoors. The Optic comes in 2.5 and 3.5 sizes, where the .5 represents additional storage space or your dog. There’s a …

Dakine Quest 28L PHOTO BACKPACK

DaKine Quest 28L Photo Backpack TESTED + REVIEWED The DaKine Quest is a DSLR specific photo backpack with 28 liters of total storage capacity. I’ve been using it to hull around my camera and athletic gear while filming race reports for Get Out There. While the front compartment is made for a DSLR, I’ve found it to …

The North Face NORDEND BOMBER Tested + Reviewed The Nordend Bomber is one of the warmest down jackets offered by The North Face as it includes 700 fill down.  I tested this jacket in the Canadian winter in temperatures ranging from -5C (23), to -30C (-22F).  You are good-to-go with just a t-shirt on under …

The North Face THERMOBALL Fill Zip Jacket TESTED + REVIEWED New for 2013, the Thermoball is a nice lightweight jacket from The North Face.  While this jacket was designed for outdoor adventures such as hiking, climbing camping, it is also somewhat of a fashion item and can be found for sale at both trendy and …