Caity Matter of Rogue Fitness in Gahanna, OH won the 2008 CrossFit Games. She now works for Ohio State University as a project manager. Todd Widman caught up to her at the Schottenstein Arena, where she played and trained. The varsity women’s basketball team is practicing and training in the background.
All-Big Ten player was the team's leading scorer in 2003-04, averaging 14.8 PPG on 157-356 shooting (.441) and 73-209 (.349) from 3-point range. Won Edward S. Steitz award in 2003 for being the country's top 3-point shooter. Has been starting since her freshman season.
Caity also played for the Charlotte Sting in the WNBA in 2005. And, over the past holidays, she just got engaged to Bill Henniger, founder of Rogue Fitness. Congratulations to both of you!
In this first of three interview videos, Caity talks about her background, as well as her CrossFit training in general and for the Games.