ARN - Ansteorran Queen's Champion (was Re: RN- Fighting indoors

David Whitford Horoun at
Wed May 31 16:21:00 PDT 2000

gptaylor wrote:

> Travis Walker wrote:
> > Mine may not be worth much, but here it is.  I fought all day Saturday
> > at Steppes in the heat, ended up fighting over thirty fights in the
> > schlager tournament, then came out Sunday
> > afternoon and fought all day.
> Congrats on your heat resistance.   Even when I was a skinny little kid, not fat
> and out of shape, I was sensitive to heat.  Some of us are made that way.   This
> is not whining, this is fact.

And some of us have problems with fluorescent lighting causing headaches. And yea I am
one of those that fights in leather bottomed boots. And as long as where on the topic
of weather issues-why not move irt inside in the winter to-as many of us southern
types have a disposition to having problems with the cold. This is not meant to slam
Isobel-she just happened to push all of the red do not push buttons.
As I get some organization to some more of my thoughts on this issue more will of
course follow.

> On Saturday, I fought you and then Hawkins.   When the schlager list began,
> despite having kept myself hydrated, I realized that I was getting a heat-induced
> headache and that I should not fight, if I didn't want to feel much worse and
> wreck myself for Sunday.  I fought on Sunday and had a headache forming by the 4th
> round, despite having stayed in the shade and drinking a whole lot.  This was
> without warming up...nobody I talked to wanted to in the heat.  After hitting the
> AC'd hall, I lost the headache and fenced more, and better.
>  Overall...if the option of a hall wasn't present, this wouldn't have been brought
> up. is there...that contains relief from the heat.  Is the drop in
> "periodicity" between areas of the Canton site (outdoors = power-lines and cars;
> indoors = modern building) significant enough for us to choose an environment much
> more likely to make people sick?   For example, Piet's lady, Christiana, made
> herself sick last week, running around in the heat to give us water, and had to
> leave the event...
> My boots worked fine many have only leather soled boots to fight in
> and no other periodish footwear...and are they truely more slippery on concrete?
> Isobel
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