During Events 2 and 3, the Overhead Squat Complex and 30 Burpee Muscle-ups, Clever said she realized something was wrong. Showing visible signs of pain in the Event 6 walking lunge, Clever said this impacted her performance. "I've done everything slower than I know I can," she said just before Event 7.
Still, the former champ placed fourth in SoCal, proving she can compete with the best, and received an invitation to the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games. She has accepted the invitation.