This one was submitted to us by Andrew Schleis. Andrew has done a lot of traveling to race lately. Races like Norseman, Roth, Kona, and even Malaysia require travel and packing, and he did them all within a few months.

When he asked me if I knew how to fold my kit I said, “Yeah, crumple that stuff up into a ball and throw it in your bag, how else?”

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Boy was I wrong.

Check out this video and you’ll probably see that you, too, have been folding your stuff the wrong way all along.

This tip is a great complement to #7: Pack multiple small packs.