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Athlete: Mikko Salo

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175 cm
85 kg


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2009 CrossFit Games champion Mikko Salo has withdrawn from competing in the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games.   2009 CrossFit Games champion Mikko Salo has withdrawn from competing in the 2013...
Article, Posted Tue, 07.16.13
Salo won the CrossFit Games in 2009 and finished fifth in 2010. The next year, he ruptured his eardrum during the ocean swim of the first Games event, and he was forced to withdraw. Six months later...
Video, Posted Fri, 07.12.13
Here are your 2013 Reebok CrossFit  Games qualifiers.   Here are your 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games qualifiers.  Africa Man David Levey Woman Carla Nunes Da Costa Team...
Article, Posted Mon, 06.10.13
Briggs brings Europe's CrossFit crown to the U.K. View more photos here.   The guards change every day at noon at Amalienborg Palace in Denmark. At 8:30 p.m., there was a similar...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.19.13
Kovacs looks to avoid replay of 2012 Day 3 collapse.   Like Rich Froning, Lacee Kovacs gets a do-over.  While Froning famously bounced back from rope-climb failure in 2010 to win...
Article, Posted Sun, 05.19.13
Europe's fittest tackle the longest event of the Regional. View more photos here.    It’s tanning weather in Denmark. The hill outside the Ballerup Super Arena is crammed with fit...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.18.13
Briggs's ballsy gamble pays off. Sam Briggs went all-in: hit a PR or give up on the CrossFit Games. Event 2’s rules forced female individual athletes to pick an opening weight of...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.17.13
When Salo stepped on the floor in the final men’s heat, the energy in the building increased noticeably. The Finn has been a legend since he almost beat fellow star Chris Spealler in the first event...
Video, Posted Fri, 05.17.13
Briggs, Salo return to form after sitting out 2012 with knee injuries. View the full Day 1 gallery here.     Injured CrossFit Games champion Annie Thorisdottir stands at the railing as...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.17.13
Mikko Salo took a year off from competition, but has returned for the 2013 Europe Regional.
Video, Posted Thu, 05.16.13