Russian skier Maltsev called the second underpants his chip during competitions in cold weather
Russian skier Artem Maltsev shared a secret that helps weather. He told about this on the air of “Match TV”.
“My chip in the cold is the second cowards,” – said the athlete. Maltsev explained that in cold weather he wears thermal underwear and underpants on top, as well as warm socks. According to the skier, although these socks are worn, they are happy.
The athlete added that sometimes you have to run in two sets of thermal underwear. “It’s okay to wear two shorts, but if two sets of thermal underwear is already too heavy,” he noted.
At the first stage of the World Cup, Norwegian skiers did not start the pursuit race because of the frost. The temperature at the stadium dropped to minus 20 degrees. At the end of the race, the entire podium was taken by Russian skiers. Gold was won by Alexander Bolshunov, silver by Sergei Ustyugov, bronze by Maltsev. After the Russian fans criticized the Norwegian team and called them weaklings.