“My first watch was a G-SHOCK,” explains Hunter McIntyre, Powerful Mudder, Spartan Racer, Warrior Dasher, Impediment Course Racing champion, and musclebound drive of nature. “My dad gave it to me. It was my favourite watch—I went all over the place with it. All that energy in a single little factor. So rugged.”
Lately, Hunter collects watches—and most of them are G-SHOCKS. On his wrist he wears the G-SHOCK MUDMASTER GG1000-1A8. “It’s essentially the most macho watch on the market. I’m continually lifting barbells, I’m within the woods, I’m splashing by way of mud, digging holes, dragging sleds within the grime. Then within the afternoon, I am going browsing.” The MUDMASTER’s trademark Mud Resist development ensures that Hunter’s watch is with him all the time, offering important time, bearing and temperature readings.
Hunter, AKA “The Sheriff,” by no means anticipated to be competing in opposition to the world’s biggest athletes. He floated by way of his youth—lumberjacking in Montana, working as a male mannequin, partying lots. Then, in 2012, he and a gaggle of associates signed up for a Spartan Race on a lark. Hunter was the one member of his group to complete. Seven years later, Hunter has turned his physique into a large, streamlined catamaran, smashing by way of programs and leaving stupefied opponents in his wake—and Hunter’s G-SHOCK is with him each step of the way in which, from gymnasium to jungle.
Since that first Spartan Race, this former get together animal has reworked himself right into a health machine. He eats 6,000 energy, every day, and wakes at 5 a.m. He works out two, typically thrice a day. And he wins. So much. However the competitors grows fiercer by the month, and which means Hunter should continually be bettering. That’s the place the MUDMASTER is available in. Hunter doesn’t have time to fret about whether or not his watch will survive his grueling exercises. “I want one thing dependable,” he insists, indicating the watch on his wrist. The MUDMASTER varieties the last word connection between expertise and Hunter’s outside life-style. The G-SHOCK’s twin sensors—digital compass and thermometer—assist him to organize for any problem, and the MUDMASTER’s mud-resistant expertise make sure that nothing will get into Hunter’s watch—even throughout the nastiest Spartan or Powerful Mudder race.
Monitoring Life by the Hundredth of a Second
Hunter loves the G-SHOCK’s massive numbers. “I can’t have a watch with little numbers.,” he explains. “Once you’re figuring out, lifting, no matter, and also you look over, you want to have the ability to see the time.”
The MUDMASTER additionally employs a number of gaskets on the pipes that information the watch’s buttons and shafts—a revolutionary design that helps maintain mud out. These pipes act to guard buttons from affect, whereas guaranteeing that the buttons nonetheless perform underneath the hardest of situations, and the Twin Sensor capabilities present instantaneous entry to path and temperature info, even if you’re deep within the grime.
And, like all G-SHOCK watch, the MUDMASTER is good for remembering knowledge. “I maintain monitor of all the things,” says Hunter. “I imply, I time all the things. My life is run by a stopwatch.” The G-SHOCK’s 1/100th stopwatch and countdown timer make life simpler for Hunter—to not point out the spherical timer and the five-daily-alarm functionality.
Ultimately, Hunter’s G-S HOCK is as a lot part of his health toolkit as his sneakers or his coaching sled. “G-SHOCK watches have all the time been part of my life,” he says with a smile. “That’s by no means going to alter.”