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03.27.13
Trading Basketball for Wall Balls: Jamie Hagiya
"Landing that scholarship (to USC) meant a lot because I beat the odds of being short for the sport and also being Asian American, as there are very few playing at the collegiate and...
03.27.13
A Year of Double-Unders
"I couldn't even turn my hands in rhythm at the same time. I looked like a fish out of water with my hands flopping around. It was hideous." Photo Credit: Erin O'Donnell Last year,...
03.27.13
Old Bird in the Open
"You can actually watch women of my age and just be so amazed at how well they do and how good they are," Peta Bird says. "We're not withering away and dying anymore. We're just getting...
03.27.13
Nick Robles: Battle Tested
“This year, my focus is on competing with Team Kinnick at Regionals so I want to continue to improve as much as I can and not stress too much on my individual placing. I'll save that for 2014...
03.27.13
A Language of Their Own: Mary and Justin Simmons
“I do not know the formal ASL signs for each movement, so often we spell them out or make them up. For burpees, I just repeat the sign for burp. The trainers always perform each movement for...
03.26.13
Johnny Mac is Back
To those in the South East, John McLaughlin is better known as "Johnny Mac," who for the past four years has served as the Regional Director of the South East, or as he proudly calls it, the "...
03.26.13
Maddy Curley and Pat Sherwood are back after week three to talk about the head-to-head battle of Kristan Clever and Talayna Fortunato, who topped the Leaderboard in 13.3 and the best from the...
03.26.13
Looking for Redemption: Joe Scali
"Last year, I was only three months into CrossFit when I did the Open and Regionals. I didn't really get all the techniques and movements."   Joe Scali is looking for...
03.26.13
Going for Gold: Gabriele Schlicht
There is a saying that "things get better with age." There is a saying that “things get better with age.” Gabriele “Gaby” Schlicht, owner of CrossFit Deerfield Beach, is definitely...
03.26.13
What 241 Feels Like: Lauren Rutan
“I heard the announcement and was in tears. Wall balls aren’t really my thing, and I don’t have a muscle-up.” Photos courtesy of Devon Rutan With only 12 minutes to get through 150...
03.26.13
Nicole Spitzack: Amaze Yourself
“The theme at my box for the Open is 'Amaze yourself.' That is just what the athletes at my box intend to do ... myself included.” Top photo courtesy of Manivanh Baythavong Lindeman...
03.26.13
Maz Glover: Enjoying the Challenge
“I enjoy being challenged. If someone says, ‘You can't do that,’ I will spend every moment in a day, week or year, to show that I can and that I will.”   Her name is Marianne...
03.26.13
Transforming Average Joes Into Athletes: Adapt CrossFit
“It’s amazing watching new people get results and our coaches are great about giving everyone the one-on-one attention they need that will mean they can achieve great things.” While...
03.26.13
Powerlifter Turns CrossFitter: Taylar Stallings
After competing in the powerlifting world for years, Taylar Stallings put a hold on powerlifting to pursue competitive CrossFit.  Taylar Stallings of CrossFit Jaguar has only been...
03.26.13
Judge, Coach, Compete: CrossFit Michiana
“You work harder when you have someone counting your reps. It’s different mentally, physically and emotionally.”   Four weeks before the Open, the trainers at CrossFit Michiana...
03.26.13
Tackling the Open in the Outback: KB CrossFit
The team at KB CrossFit are embracing the competitive spirit of the sport in their new surroundings by making a spectacle of the Open workouts, no doubt giving the town something to talk about...
03.25.13
Make it to Sunday: Atomic CrossFit
"Since the end of the 2012 Games season, we have been focused on improving our strength."  For the past two years, Team Atomic CrossFit has had one goal: compete in the final...
03.25.13
Alvaro Lopez is All About Community
"My first WOD was a Filthy (Fifty), and even though it was really hard for me to complete it, I knew at that time there was something there that I wanted to dedicated my life to." Photos by...

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