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04.02.12
In by Surprise - Jonathan Reid
Imagine entering the Open without having practiced multi-modal circuits in months. Now imagine sitting 31st place, qualifying for the Canada East Regional. This is exactly where Jonathan Reid finds...
04.02.12
Roaring Back: Vince Shimp
"I had gone from being able to do 28 rounds of Cindy, to a guy who could barely manage 10 good push-ups."   Roaring Fork CrossFit owner Vince Shimp got his 24” box jump during Open...
04.02.12
Purple Heart Recipient Takes on the Open
Chris Migliaro’s first-ever CrossFit WOD took place on a roof in Baghdad. Stationed in Iraq in 2007, the former hockey player for the United States Military Academy at West Point, took on Fran...
04.02.12
Jenny Kemp - Small Package, Big Engine!
  Jenny Kemp, 50-54 year Masters Competitor from Crossfit Adelaide placed first in the world on workout 12.1 with 112 burpees. She was both delighted and stunned at her unexpected burpee domination....
04.02.12
Jose Luis Over on Replacing Priorities
“I truly don’t remember much of it, but in the middle of a rope climb I fainted and hit the ground. A few minutes later I got up to finish the WOD, I was the last one but it felt great to finish,”...
04.02.12
In 2009, 19-year-old Annie Thorisdottir showed up on the dusty hillside of Aromas, Calif., and quickly established herself as a force to be reckoned with. She had only a few months of CrossFit behind...
04.02.12
A Day in the Life of Julie Foucher
Spend a day in the life of 5th Fittest Woman on Earth, Julie Foucher - a medical student and elite athlete. On the surface, Julie Foucher’s daily grind isn’t glorious, or...
04.02.12
A Woman's Journey Through the Open
This is just the beginning of my journey. As the countdown began and the CrossFit Games Open had arrived, something felt so surreal to me. This was it. This was my first ever, big...
04.02.12
The South Bay Open
"[I] wanted to bring a bigger event to the community and give as many people a competition setting as possible." This was it for me. Like the vast majority of the 68,000-plus...
04.01.12
From a Car Crash to the Open: Aaron Taylor
January 4, 2010 started like any other day for Aaron Taylor. He woke up at 5 a.m., ate breakfast with his father, grabbed his lunch and was out the door. He started his truck and drove toward work....
04.01.12
The Open Experience at CrossFit Hampton Roads
For five weeks, athletes have logged on to the CrossFit Games site to see what the world’s top athletes have done in the 2012 CrossFit Games Open. However, more than 69,000 people registered for the...
04.01.12
Linking Sport and Fitness - CrossFit Connection
At the close of CrossFit Games Open, CrossFit Connection is ranked 7th in Canada East. Jason Bird, who co-owns the box with business partner Ruth Sheridan, says this is just a pleasant bonus. While...
04.01.12
Australia Open Recap
After five weeks of Open competition, we are left with just 120 individual men and women and 30 teams with invitations to compete at Regionals. The Australia Regional in Woolongong is where each...
04.01.12
Turning a Goal Into Reality: Justin Adams
"Our goal is to be one of the top three teams and go on to the Games. With the competitors we have, I think we have a serious chance to make that goal a reality." Photo by: Dan Lien...
04.01.12
South East Open Recap
Five weeks of worldwide competition has come to an end. The CrossFit Open was truly open thousands of people willing to test their fitness. Personal records were made, and athletes pushed themselves...
04.01.12
Juggling Family, Career & CrossFit: Emily Carothers
"CrossFit is my slice of quiet time during the day. It's time when I can really zone out and not think about kids or my job. I can just focus on myself for one hour, and then get back in the...
04.01.12
Latin America Open Recap
Men Orlando Trejo has become the biggest news in CrossFit for Latin America, ever. The 23 year old from CrossFit Peru has put our region on the international map for the CrossFit community since his...
04.01.12
North East Open Recap
The 2012 CrossFit Games Open has come to an end. For many, it’s the end of the road. For others it’s the first hurdle on the journey to the CrossFit Games. The Leaderboards include names we know,...

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