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03.05.12
Week Two in Review: North Central
Get the lowdown on the competition in North Central after 12.2: snatches.   After only one workout, specialists are being exposed and familiar names are rising to the top of the...
03.05.12
Trainer and Director of Fitness at CrossFit Costa Mesa, Maximilian Mormont, was training for the Olympics in Olympic Weightlifting when he was hit a drunk driver. The accident tore his trapezius and...
03.05.12
On His Own: Rodney Hamby
“We turned on our signal to go right. A guy who had been up all night drinking didn’t see us. He was driving a one-ton pickup and going way over the speed limit –the police records said he was doing...
03.05.12
Week Two in Review: Asia
  Although relatively new to CrossFit, Korea is coming on strong in the Open this year.   The second week of the Open witnessed a very large leap from the completely accessible burpee,...
03.05.12
Week Two in Review: Central East
Top Games athletes gathered at the Arnold Sports Festival to complete Open Workout 12.2.  If seven minutes of burpees wasn’t enough for Central East athletes in Week 1, 10 minutes of...
03.04.12
A Military Affiliate Competes in the Open
Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, located in Dayton, Ohio, is home to nearly 30,000 individuals. CrossFit Wright-Patt is housed on base. In a tie for 57th place worldwide, and 1st in the...
03.04.12
Grant Goes All Out
"Have fun. Enjoyment is really what it's all about." With 12.1 in the books and off the shelves, Central East glory belongs to Jolene Grant. "I was shocked," Grant says, after scores...
03.04.12
Getting to Know Linda Thomas
If her 12th place finish the 2011 Australia Regional was not enough to make Linda Thomas known to the community, a top 10 finish worldwide for the first Open workout is. Her score of 135 burpees...
03.04.12
An Ironwoman Discovers CrossFit
“I have an Ironman World Championship in Hawaii in exactly two months and I need to be as strong as possible,” was Cristi Mata’s first reason for walking into CrossFit PTY in August 2010.  ...
03.04.12
Getting to Know Asia's "T-Rank"
"I am competing because I want to test my fitness against the fittest people on Earth." Joseph Taylor Rank Name: Joseph Taylor Rank Nickname: T-Rank Age: 24 Height: 186cm...
03.04.12
Putting on the Brits
Will 2012 be the year of the Brits? Ellie Carter   Nicola Simpson   Andy Edwards   Hayley Knowles   Adam Shackell   Maz Glover   Dafydd Dennis     It’s fair to say over the...
03.04.12
Against Doctor's Orders: Lindy Barber
Barber was diagnosed with Spondylolisthesis, Scoliosis, Spina Bifida, a fractured L-5 vertebra, and a warning to "never squat again. I'm never going to be able to compete again." “Competing...
03.04.12
Ricky Fletcher on Community and the Open
CrossFitters know a thing or two about competition. We strive on it for our daily WODs, and these five weeks of the 2012 Open will be ridden with an anxious desire to come out on top amongst those...
03.04.12
From Long Jumps to CrossFit: Gary Jones
CrossFit likes its dark horses—the athletes that seem to “come from nowhere” to blow everyone’s minds . This year’s Games promises a whole new set of talented newcomers, including 23-year-old Gary...
03.04.12
Steve Anderson Looks to 2013
As CrossFit competitors and fans scan the Leaderboard for their favorite athletes’ positions in the Open, absent is the South East’s only 2011 CrossFit Games champion.   Steve Anderson, who...
03.03.12
The Difference a Year Makes: Mike Lucca
When he walked into CrossFit South Shore in Bohemia, N.Y., last March 29, Michael Lucca weighed 430 pounds. After years of failed diets and a nonexistent exercise routine, it took a child’s simple...
03.03.12
The Open From a Coach's Perspective
Coaches across the world are prepping their athletes for the Open. A few of these coaches in New York City are making big plans for the Sport of Fitness in their neighborhood:   Keith...
03.03.12
Matt Giordano: Getting Better Each Day
  He couldn’t hit the wall. That’s basically what Matt Giordano’s first CrossFit Sectional competition experience boiled down to. That and the horrified faces in his cheering section as loved ones...

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