Apart from listening to music, Emile Demarbaix won’t let you notice a lot of other things, not even stress or nerves. “I am by nature a fairly calm person, which allows me to go to a competition in peace and quiet.  His gloves are very well wet before he starts the competition. This is to allow the pores of the latex to open up so that the ideal grip can come to the surface. When I start working with the Aqua model on a drier day with a chance of precipitation, I make it even wetter than the other model. This way I also activate the best grip on this latex.