inFlux: A World in Constant Motion—Episode 1, Part 2

By Jason Smith and Carey Peterson

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November 23, 2014

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Celebrate and explore human movement in this multi-episode series featuring dynamic people who use their bodies and minds to meet the challenges of a world in constant motion.

In this episode, host Matt Chan and wife Cherie learn more about the life of professional big-wave surfer Shane Dorian. First stop: CrossFit Kona. Dorian says his CrossFit training helps him in the ocean.

“Body mechanics are super important in big-wave surfing for sure,” he says. “If your form is bad, if your timing is off, you’re gonna fall, and if you fall there’s serious consequences to that.”

Next up, the Chans take to the ocean for some cliff jumping and surfing. In admiration of Dorian’s spirit, Matt says the surfer lives his life in “a state of constant flux.”

“Whether he’s off to the far reaches of the globe chasing the next monster wave, hunting boar in his own backyard, or just goofing off with his friends and family, Shane relies on his training, natural athletic ability and pure instinct to see him through whatever life may throw his way,” Chan explains.

In Episode 2, inFlux trades surf for snow in Alaska.

Video by Jason Smith and Carey Peterson.

12min 1sec

Additional reading: Losing Control, Winning a Medal by Andréa Maria Cecil, published Aug. 10, 2012.

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CrossFit Radio Episode 356

By Justin Judkins

In Radio

November 22, 2014

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On Episode 356 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Stephane Rochet. This episode was webcast on Nov. 19, 2014.

1:29 Formerly the head strength-and-conditioning coach at the University of San Diego, Rochet spoke about leaving that position to work for the CrossFit Games team. A longtime member of CrossFit’s Level 1 Seminar Staff and a member of the CrossFit Weightlifting Trainer Course team, Rochet shared his views on… Continue Reading

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ATM Fraud

By Hilary Achauer and Rick Randolph

In Combatives, CrossFit Defense

November 19, 2014

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Remembering a 2007 Tony Blauer self-defense video, four people use acting to devalue themselves as targets and avoid physical confrontations.

Glory Dawson had finished her waitressing shift and was headed home when she remembered she needed to deposit a check. Dawson went to an ATM, put her card into the machine and saw four men walking toward her. They surrounded her.

“How much money you got in there?” one of them asked.

“I didn’t turn around… Continue Reading

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Fit to Teach Episode 3: I Heart Burpees

By Gary Roberts and Jordan Shalhoub

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November 17, 2014

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With the encouragement of co-worker and CrossFit coach Meredith Davis, 18 Cannon School educators in Concord, North Carolina, started training at CrossFit Vitality. In this nine-part series, these teachers and administrators go through CrossFit fundamentals and try to determine the cognitive impact of the program.

In Week 5, CrossFit is becoming a priority. Even with work, family and life obligations, members of the Cannon School group are making it to the afternoon class at… Continue Reading

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inFlux: A World in Constant Motion—Episode 1, Part 1

By Jason Smith and Carey Peterson

In CrossFit, HD Videos

November 16, 2014

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Celebrate and explore human movement in this multi-episode series featuring dynamic people who use their bodies and minds to meet the challenges of a world in constant motion.

In this installment, host Matt Chan and his wife, Cherie, are on the “Big Island,” Hawaii, hanging out with professional big-wave surfer and CrossFit athlete Shane Dorian. The couple spent time with Dorian surfing, bow hunting, working out and meeting his… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 355

By Justin Judkins

In Radio

November 15, 2014

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On Episode 355 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Coast Range CrossFit owner and 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games competitor Wes Piatt. Judkins also interviewed perennial CrossFit Games athlete Rebecca Voigt, who is now running the affiliate CrossFit Training Yard. This episode was webcast on Nov. 12, 2014.

1:48 Wes Piatt described how he found CrossFit while deployed overseas and fell in love right away. As a… Continue Reading

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