Baton Rouge Mandeville New Orleans

Eric Grimm

Which VS do you work in?

Varsity Sports New Orleans

How long have you worked at Varsity Sports / running stores / retail experience and where?

I have worked at Varsity Sports for over 2 years. 

Favorite running/walking shoe of all times? Why?

The Newton Distance. It’s lightweight, breathable, and the color schemes are impeccable. 

Best song to run/workout to?

Blitzkrieg Bop by the Ramones, my cadence always seems to fall right into the BPM. 

Pre-race food of choice?

Banana with a spoonful of crunchy peanut butter and a caramel stroopwaffle. 

Favorite running/walking routes in Louisiana? Outside of Louisiana?

The St. Charles neutral ground to Audubon Park. 

Favorite race / location / or to place to travel to?

Tchoupitoulas Bar-a-thon, obviously. 

What athletic / running gear (other than shoes) could you not live without?

Spi-belt and a backwards hat, always. 

Athletic accomplishments you are most proud of?

Not puking during the Tchoupitoulas Bar-a-thon….

Favorite core exercise?

Does eating count? What about laughing??

Guilty pleasure? (i.e. – Snacks? Netflix show?)

Salt and Vinegar chips of any and every variety and Trader Joe’s Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Cups. 

Favorite color Varsity Sports shirt?

Anything bright, neon, and obnoxious.