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"I just kept going and told myself, 'It’s going to be over soon. It’s only 10 minutes. Just embrace the pain.'" ~Event 1 first-place finisher Nicole Tainatongo Last year, athletes...
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At 24, Elisabeth Akinwale had defined ideas about what it would take to achieve happiness in her career. The answer was grad school. At the time, she was a group fitness instructor—a job she thought...
"As sore and horrible as I felt, and miserably in pain, I feel like it was all worth it. I watch (the Games) every year so I'm excited to see where I stand amongst those girls," Holly Mata  ...
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"There is a guy out there who wants it bad, but hopefully I want it more," Pat Barber said.   Some new faces are headed to the 2013 CrossFit Games. When the dust cleared after a hard-...
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"Khalipa's kinda  good." ~Marucs Filly The handstand push-ups destroy the core, the toes-to-bars melt the grip, and then it’s anyone’s game when it comes to...
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"I just kept thinking pain is going to go away, but glory never does." ~Cassidy Lance On the last day of competition, the morning event was a chipper involving...
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"I saw her drop the bar and that was my cue to go."     Everyone was anxious for the start of Day 3 in Canada East where athletes would take on a the chipper...
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"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...
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"We're pretty fucking happy!" ~Hayden   Thorneycroft View more photos here. Much like the athletes, the crowd was not going to let the final event of the 2013...
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"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...
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A look into Day 2 of Regional competition in Africa, Australia, Canada East, NorCal and South Central. Nicole Christensen, Pat Sherwood and Rory McKernan have all the big stories here. 
Webb, Forte, and Schwartz reign on Event 6.   The past two days, and no doubt the nights' activities, appeared to take their toll on the crowd. The spectators walked into the WIN...
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"My expectations are to make a spot on the podium and stick with the game plan," Ashley Carriveau said.   Just because an event is short, that doesn’t make it easy. In Event 5, the...
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These athletes are not just trying to beat each other. They are out to break records set earlier by athletes in other regions.   The pain came early on Saturday. While most of the...
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“It was all in the numbers — 20 reps on the wall balls, then 10 seconds off ... you do what you can. I looked over at the other girls and they were just flying, and I knew I had to do the gut...
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