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03.16.13
Captain America Makes a Comeback
"Being forced to start over again really gave me valuable time to step back and work on my form." At the announcement of 13.1, Chase Ingraham laughed and said to himself, “Of...
03.15.13
To Redo or Not To Redo
Is redoing the workout a bad idea?       Top image by Cheryl Boatman   One of the unique elements of the Open is that you have four days to complete the workout and post your score, and...
03.15.13
Schmarrah McCarthy: As Strong as Possible
This year, Schmarrah McCarthy is stronger and more mentally prepared. Schmarrah McCarthy came to CrossFit with an athletic background from university. She had only been CrossFitting for...
03.15.13
Lofty Goals: CrossFit Never Say Never
“We’ve got so many different individuals, from elite ice hockey players to grandmas, that I think we’re ready for whatever they throw at us."   CrossFit Never Say Never opened on...
03.15.13
LaBawesome Attitude
“I'm Jenny LaBaw, the person, not Jenny LaBaw, the athlete. I am not defined by what I do, but by who I am.” Jenny LaBaw broke her foot, but her nerves are still in one piece. A two...
03.15.13
Beating the Champ: Andye Razmus
Razmus finished 13.2 with 374 reps, 13 more than Thorisdottir.   Andye Razmus sped through the 75-lb. shoulder-to-overhead, deadlifts, and 20-inch box jumps. Midway through 13.2, her...
03.15.13
Becky Conzelman: Warrior Mode
"Our region this year is definitely harder than last year, both at my own gym and the other women that I've seen huge gains and improvements from. So, it's honestly going to be really hard to...
03.15.13
CrossFit Jozi: The Largest Team in Africa
With 109 registered athletes, CrossFit Jozi has earned the title 'Africa's Largest Team.'   With 109 athletes registered for the Open, CrossFit Jozi is Africa’s largest team. This means...
03.15.13
Getting a Number: Mark Dankow
“I wrote out a plan when we first opened CrossFit Future on how to get to the Games. And I am trying my best to reach that goal.” Mark Dankow doesn’t waste time. His strategy on Open...
03.15.13
Behaving: Sam Briggs
A serious knee injury not only took Sam Briggs away from last year's Games season, but forced her to sharpen her self-discipline and mental focus. Now, she's back to prove her fourth-place...
03.14.13
CrossFit Games athletes Gretchen Kittelberger and Christy Phillips talk about their plans for the Open workouts, what they've learned from previous years competing and the mental aspect of tackling...
03.14.13
Taking Nothing for Granted: Justin Allen
“I tell myself to treat the Open like the Regional where you only get one shot at it. I know I can’t have anything left in the tank at the end.”   In 2011, Justin Allen narrowly...
03.14.13
No Nonsense: CrossFit Queanbeyan
“CrossFit Queanbeyan put up a good score for Week One and if we can remain consistent across the board for the remainder of the workouts, we should finish well.” Top image by Travis...
03.14.13
Friendly Competition at CrossFit Bytown
“Members have come to find a sense of family and friendly competition where they can push themselves to become as great as they can be. It makes for a great time, and a great atmosphere...
03.14.13
Emphasizing Unity: CrossFit Costa Mesa
“We are one big team all under the banner of CrossFit Costa Mesa and are all excited to carry the flag.” All photos by Benedick David Photography CrossFit Costa Mesa has 195 out of...
03.14.13
Living Up to Expectations: Ashley Van Boxtel
"My CrossFit family at CrossFit Green Bay always has expectations of me because they have seen what I am capable of. They know I always give 110 percent, and that's exactly what I did (on 13.1...
03.14.13
Training in the Lodge Garage
"Sometimes it's like we're the only people who do CrossFit because we're in this little space in our garage. But in the Open, it's not just us. There are a hundred-thousand people going...
03.14.13
Calm For Once: Kat Ljubicic
"Usually, I'm really nervous. I mean, I'm shitting my pants before.” This week, Kat Ljubicic was calm before a workout — for once. "Usually, I'm really nervous. I mean, I'm shitting my...

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