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Team: Tropic Thunder

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Tropic Thunder first registered to compete in the Games in 2010. The team were lucky enough to secure a spot to compete at Carson this year. They made the trip to the States again in 2012 after qualifying 3rd at the Australian Regionals. Hailing from CrossFit Townsville, North Queensland, Tropic Thunder is excited to be a part of The Open yet again.

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Three teams from the Australia Region are headed to the Games. Following a day which saw event record after event record fall, the final competition promised to be even more...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.17.14
"At the end of Day 2, the top three teams have worked themselves into a near untouchable position." While some athletes entered the WIN Entertainment Centre a little more sedately,...
Article, Posted Fri, 05.16.14
"There was no question about the quality of the teams taking to the floor to start Day 1, with many affiliates fielding athletes who declined individual invites to the 2014 Regionals for the...
Article, Posted Thu, 05.15.14
“Sometimes when you’re hitting your own workouts everyday ... sometimes I guess, it gets a bit lonely ... With team, you’ve always got your mates there supporting you, to back you up...
Article, Posted Wed, 05.29.13
"It was pretty tough, but nice and short and sweet," Kaitlyn Sheppard said. View more photos here.   While Event 4 overwhelmed many competitors with its length and volume, Event 5...
Article, Posted Sat, 05.25.13
“From day one, we aspired to produce good quality athletes through their quality of movement and it has now grown into a whole new program for competitive athletes.” Photos by:...
Article, Posted Fri, 04.19.13
The final workout of this year’s Open confronted athletes with a chest-to-bar Fran AMRAP, which included the first-ever time bonus in Open history.   The 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games Open...
Article, Posted Fri, 04.05.13
After snatches and burpees last week, athletes tackled deadlifts, box jumps and shoulder-to-overheads, in a challenging 10-minute AMRAP.   Week two of the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games Open...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.18.13
Matt Reilly, Kara Gordon, and CrossFit Active put in the top scores on 13.1.   After more than a million burpees and snatches, the first week of the 2013 CrossFit Open is now officially...
Article, Posted Mon, 03.11.13
Team members have spent much of their time on individual weaknesses in preparation for the unknown. Competitive CrossFitter Daniel Strickland is certain CrossFit Townsville’s Tropic...
Article, Posted Thu, 07.05.12

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