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03.21.12
Platform to Runway: Maria Nahri
  When you see Maria Nahri, you don't think “tomboy.” When she was a teen, though, the name applied. Nahri spent her formative years heavily immersed in track and field, training three days per week...
03.21.12
Peter D'Amore on Learning from the Top Down
Peter D'Amore is a seventh-grade teacher, but he considers himself to be a student when it comes to competitive CrossFit. A competitive soccer player in college, D'Amore has “always had a big engine...
03.21.12
Not Just Luck: David Stowe
"I think you got lucky," David Stowe's wife told him after doing well in a local competition. Stowe took that as a challenge. David Stowe was first exposed to CrossFit in the summer of...
03.21.12
Who is Frederik Engelbrecht?
Frederik Engelbrecht has gone from dark horse to serious Games contender. With one week left in the Open, a group of 10 men have established themselves as leaders of the Africa Region’s...
03.21.12
Faster On Land and Water: Hannah Caldas
"CrossFit has changed my swimming altogether. I went from dreaming of a spot on the Portugal Olympic Swim Team to believing it was actually possible." Photos courtesy of Takashi Sato.  ...
03.21.12
Fate, Love, and CrossFit: Dave Buckley
 “I was in so much pain I asked the trainer what it was. He told me CrossFit.”            Sydney, Australia – As the crowd rose to its feet and roared, he raced down the field,...
03.21.12
Week Four in Review: Asia
[The wall balls and double-unders were doable for everybody. The same cannot be said for the 30 muscle-ups. In the penultimate workout of the Open portion of the Games, we saw the second...
03.20.12
As the CrossFit Games have grown, the Regionals have become as competitive as the early CrossFit Games, and retained the Woodstock feel. Wish you’d camped on the hillsides of Aromas, and watched—beer...
03.20.12
Hosts Rory McKernan, Pat Sherwood and Miranda Oldroyd delve into this week's Open Workout results from around the globe. Oldroyd interviews South East competitor Emily Bridgers who is killing it in...
03.20.12
All kinds of CrossFitters from newbs to Games competitors got together for 12.4 at Core CrossFit in Phoenix, Arizona. "It was a lot of fun getting everyone together. To push each other, get to know...
03.20.12
The Casual Competitor Meets the Elite
Aaron Carr stopped by Ute CrossFit for 12.4 and met Taylor Richards-Lindsay and Tommy Hackenbruck.     In my continued road travels, I had a chance to visit Ute CrossFit, chat with...
03.20.12
Week Four in Review: Australia
Four weeks down, one to go.  Open Workout 12.4 brought us something special, or should I say left us with something special. With more than half a million wall balls tallied, escalators around...
03.20.12
Trying to Achieve Her Potential: Janine Walinski
"I believe that I have the potential to go to the Games at some point, and I'll keep working until that happens."   When Janine Walinski’s then boyfriend Brett Shillington introduced her...
03.20.12
Week Four in Review: North West
The muscle-ups in Open Workout 12.4 created a clear line of demarcation between the truly elite and the rest of us who sat gazing with jaws agape. CrossFit Games Open Workout 12.4, if you...
03.20.12
Olympic Medalist Wrestler Starts CrossFit
"In January I saw CrossFit on ESPN, came to Green Bay CrossFit, took the leap, and I've been a lost soul ever since."   In 2000, he was the youngest wrestler in U.S. history to win an...
03.19.12
Week Four in Review: Latin America
As the 2012 CrossFit Games Open rolls onto its final stages, last year’s top names and the strongest dark horses are now solidifying their names on the Leaderboard. After four completed workouts,...
03.19.12
Progression: Essi Koskinen
"When I see that I'm getting stronger and faster all the time, I want to figure out how long I can keep that progress going."       This CrossFit Games Open is another step in a long...
03.19.12
Week Four in Review: Canada West
Angie Pye and Jason Cain turned in the top performances in Canada West on 12.4.    Over the last few days, competitors from across Canada West tried to make their way through Karen (150...

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