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05.02.12
The Technical Competitor: Zach Forrest
"Last year was an eye opener, kind of like, 'I can hang with these guys if I really try.' So this year, I'm trying." Former Navy SEAL Operator Zach Forrest is used to being a target....
05.02.12
His Journey From India to Seoul: Vijay Raj
"Whether he becomes a Games-level athlete, a CrossFit coach or even a Bollywood star, he will be somebody." A little over a year ago, Jesse O’Brien of Westlake CrossFit introduced...
05.02.12
"I'm in shock still," Gillespie says. "I've tried [to make it to the Games] a couple of years and I've kind of gotten comfortable with taking 3rd--or even less." Going into the final Regional Workout...
05.01.12
Derrick Armstrong talks about playing football for the Calgary Stampeders, finding CrossFit, the Canada West Regional, and watching his brother, Drew, compete. Drew came in 13th at the end of the...
05.01.12
2012 Canada West Regional winner and CrossFit Vernon affiliate owner, Jeremy Meredith, finds that competition complements his work. "What I learn in training I can pass on to my members, and they get...
05.01.12
Two-time Canada West Regional champion, Angie Pye, talks about her gym's support, being inspired by her fellow competitors, and changing from a Games spectator in 2010 to a competitor in 2011 and...
05.01.12
Team RAW Training Shoots for Third Trip to Carson
"We are stronger mentally and physically this year and even more focused on our goal."   During the 2012 CrossFit Open, Team R.A.W. Training showed they are a major force to be reckoned...
05.01.12
Mid Atlantic Regional qualifier, Sarah Wilson, had her season cut short in an instant.  While cycling down the road at 17 miles per hour, a car turned into her lane. She was the first to strike the...
05.01.12
Three Approaches to Training Teams: District, Reston, and Fairfax
"Chemistry and communication can make or break a team in any given workout."     When Andrew Killion and Noah Gabriel-Landis of District CrossFit sat down to put together their box’s team...
05.01.12
29th ranked team in the Mid Atlantic in the Open, CrossFit King of Prussia, is excited to compete at the Regional level. They will have four new competitors and two returnees on their team. "Giving...
05.01.12
"In my heart of hearts, I'd like finish in the teens ... Anything over 28, even 27, is a win for us," Head coach David Lee says. Open just over a year, CrossFit Manayunk is stoked to be competing at...
05.01.12
50-54 Masters Champ to Compete at the South West Regional
"CrossFit is like simple math. If you put in the work you get the results. It's as certain as 2+2=4."   What do you do when you have a 51-year-old powerhouse who took 1st place in the...
05.01.12
Fighting for the Podium: Nate Schrader
Although Schrader feels highly trained and mentally secure heading into Regionals, he knows the fight to Carson, Calif., will not be easy.   As the Mid Atlantic athletes gear up to...
05.01.12
South East Regional competitor Shawn Ramirez discusses his experience competing. For medical reasons, Ramirez was considering pulling himself out of the competition. Taking the advice of his son,...
05.01.12
Chasing the Champ: Sean Thomson
"I am going to go to the CrossFit Games."          ~ Sean Thomson It was a Saturday night in a bar in Northeast Philadelphia three years ago. Sean Thomson just heard about CrossFit and...
05.01.12
Get to Know Masters Competitor Tracy MacEachern
"I think I am a doctor for the same reasons I am drawn to CrossFit. It's hard and challenging."    Tracy MacEachern, a former figure skater, has only been doing CrossFit since 2010.  ...
05.01.12
Training with the Fittest: Frederik Aegidius
"There is no great secret to becoming the Fittest on Earth. Like with everything else it takes a lot of hard work."   The 2nd placed man in the Europe Region after the 2012 Open has...
05.01.12
Where Were You? SoCal Athletes React to the Regional Workouts
"My first reaction was, 'Uh oh.' Then I began reading the workouts and started to get really excited," Humphrey says. 'They all look fun (in a sick sort of way)."   The 100-pound...

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