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Re: [IPk] more about pumps and goalball



Obviously designed for American Footbal players, but I will check out the
size issue - sorry it did not help.

Regards to all

Ray Morrissey

----- Original Message -----
From: Diana Maynard <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Monday, May 15, 2000 1:39 PM
Subject: [IPk] more about pumps and goalball


> Well, I survived my first goalball tournament at the weekend, and so did
my
> pump. Ray's pump holder thingy arrived too late for me to test it out. But
> they must be made for giants - on the tightest seting it's still far too
> big (and I'm not exactly small). Would have been a nice idea though. Also,
I
> discovered that the back probably isn't the safest place to wear a pump
> when playing goalball. At novice level, it's probably safest where it is.
> At a more advanced level I might need to take it off. Knowing about stress
> and competitions, I left my basal running at normal level throughout the
> day, and the adrenalin countered the physical demands and I ended up with
> my BG running at 6-8 all day (which I was pretty amazed at!).
>
> incidentally, we won all our matches except the last one, and came 2nd
> overall, and I scored 10 goals (and one own goal - oops). And every muscle
> in my body hurts.
>
> Di
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