03 Sep '13, 5pm

The highly entertaining Emma Roca chats with us after her third-place finish at TNF #UTMB.

Mentally, it’s not as tough as adventure racing because you know you can finish. It’s a distance you’re very used to because in adventure racing, you’re racing for 3, 4, 5, 6 days. So, no problem. But the speeds and the stress with the competition that you are also racing alone and you have to maintain yourself all the time. So it makes you more complicated when you are having bad moments. It’s different also when you finish as I was telling you. Ok, you have sore legs, but that’s all. In adventure racing, your body is hurt. Every tiny part of your body is hurt. Because you paddle, you climb, you mountain bike, you have very heavy backpacks. Here, no.

Full article: http://www.irunfar.com/2013/09/emma-roca-post-2013-tnf-ut...

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