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Athlete: Mona Pretorius

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163 cm
134 lb


Filthy 50--
Fight Gone Bad--
Sprint 400m--
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Athlete Coverage

"He has committed 100 percent to regionals, is in it to win it, and I believe he can do it!" Mona Pretorius said. “Placing fourth at regionals last year showed me that you cannot...
Article, Posted Wed, 05.28.14
"I had to prioritize and make weightlifting my main sport this year," Pretorius said.     Mona Pretorius sped to the peak of CrossFit competition, winning the 2011 Africa Regional...
Article, Posted Thu, 03.20.14
Will Erlank claim Africa's one spot to the CrossFit Games? Photos courtesy of Alexi Lykissas.   Packing up and moving across borders isn’t anything new for Lara Erlank. The...
Article, Posted Fri, 03.14.14
"We come from a war country, and we never give up." ~Carla Nunes da Costa View more photos here. Johannesburg is a City of Gold. At least that’s what we...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.26.13
"I knew I had to win. If I didn't, there would be no coming back." It’s a time of change. The 2013 Africa Regional shifted from its traditional home on the Cape...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.26.13
"I was looking forward to this event. I was confident ..." ~Beatrix Snyman         View more photos here. It was early afternoon and the crowd was eager for some high-speed action...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.25.13
"Long workouts are actually a mental thing."   A harvest moon waited patiently in the autumn air for the first athletes to arrive at the stadium, before making a...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.25.13
Only two teams remain after Day 1 in Africa. View more photos here. The events no one was waiting for — the burpee muscle-ups will be sending many teams home and...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.24.13
“I try to be as relaxed as possible and not think too much before a (workout). The less I think and strategize, the better I perform.” Jaco Van der Vyver finished the 2012 Open in 144th...
Article, Posted Tue, 05.07.13
The final workout of the 2013 Open caused some shake ups on the Africa Leaderboard.    The 2013 Open ends with familiar names atop the Men’s Leaderboard, compared to a host of new names...
Article, Posted Mon, 04.08.13