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Athlete: Mikko Salo

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175 cm
85 kg


Filthy 50--
Fight Gone Bad--
Sprint 400m--
Run 5k--
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Back Squat--
Max Pull-ups--



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Athlete Coverage

The first week of Regionals is on the horizon! Week One welcomes the North East, South East, Europe and SoCal, as determined competitors take their shot at making it to the CrossFit Games in Carson,...
Video, Posted Sun, 05.12.13
We're ready for phase two of the CrossFit Games season: Regionals. In this week's Update Show, Sean Woodland, Pat Sherwood and Nicole Christensen discuss what the Open results tell us and make...
Video, Posted Fri, 05.03.13
Mikko Salo had taken three days off — “not a good thing” — and had consumed nothing more than two cups of coffee and a protein shake the morning he performed CrossFit Games Open Workout 13.5. “I’m...
Video, Posted Tue, 04.09.13
Five down, zero to go.   Five down, zero to go. The fifth and final workout of the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games Open is in the books. Nearly 75,000 competitors submitted scores for all...
Article, Posted Sun, 04.07.13
Fran with a twist — Infinity Fran — whatever name was put to it, 13.5 was a surprise to most and a challenge to all. By the time Dave Castro was ready to announce 13.5, the speculation had...
Article, Posted Fri, 04.05.13
"I ... have learned a tremendous amount just by observing other athletes. Watching others helps me strategize how to break up things the right way, attacking each specific (workout) in a smart...
Article, Posted Thu, 04.04.13
Four down, one to go.   Four down, one to go. The fourth workout of the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games Open is in the books. More than 82,000 competitors submitted scores for the...
Article, Posted Sun, 03.31.13
It has been a week of mixed emotions for the top female competitors in Europe ...   There had been much speculation of what 13.4 would have in store — maybe the infamous Fran ladder...
Article, Posted Fri, 03.29.13
Maddy Curley and Pat Sherwood are back after week three to talk about the head-to-head battle of Kristan Clever and Talayna Fortunato, who topped the Leaderboard in 13.3 and the best from the...
Video, Posted Tue, 03.26.13
What better way to measure and observe your progress than by repeating an Open Workout one year later? Workout 13.3 gave athletes the chance to do just that.   One of the most important...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.25.13