May 15, 2021
Sheila Barden: Price of Admission

Enter the mind of a fierce competitor when there are no more competitions.

“There’re so many emotions with ending a chapter in your life, and I think that my identity was so caught up in this idea of wanting to win that it feels like failure,” Barden says. 

Barden continues to do CrossFit and live the CrossFit lifestyle, but shifting her focus away from competition was difficult: “I didn’t get to choose when I was done,” she says.

Video by Torin Simpson

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