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March 29, 2009

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This is the 49th episode of CrossFit Radio, which aired at 6pm PDT on March 27th, 2009.

0:00 Intro
3:50 Dave Young from Gravity Janes
15:45 Jakers’ top posts from his website
20:00 John Welbourn from CrossFit Balboa and CrossFit Football
59:00 No news in the news

Dave Young was the originator of the radio genre for CrossFit. On Saturday, March 28th he goes live with his show again as CrossFit Radio Weekend Edition. Dave talks about his deep history with CrossFit, the old CrossFit Live episodes and his new show.

John Welbourn joins us to talk about his 9 year career as an offensive interior lineman in the NFL. He give incredible insights into the training methods used by NFL players to compete at the highest levels of the sport.

John has gotten together with CrossFit HQ to create and develop CrossFit Football, which will be going live in April. It is intended to be an open source project that will help athletes world-wide train for the specific rigors of the game of football and compete at its highest levels.

1hr 10min 57sec

The next show will be Monday, March 30th, 2009 at 6pm PDT. The interview will be Tony Blauer.

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5 Comments on “CrossFit Radio Episode 49 090327”

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whoo!! cant wait to listen to this

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John Welbourn is the man. What a great interview. I work at a high school as an athletic trainer and was always curious how to wrap this crossfit monster around specific sports and their seasons. I can not wait for this site and seriously a Heavy Fran with 220 pound thrusters is straight up sick. Awesome Idea!!

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Ryan Powell wrote …

great interview!! awesome material covered and can't wait for the launch of crossfitfootball

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I have not met John but to think there will soon be a Crossfit for Bigger built men is exciting.

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I have met a fair-few professional athletes. Have even worked with/trained a several. None have had the attitude of John W. Classy guy. It speaks volumes that he has the passion to pass what he knows on to others. Most of the pro athletes I have worked with are anxious to retire and move on. Most are hoping to make bank on their famous names. Ask them about what it is that helped propel them compete at the highest levels and they are simply not interested in helping you - unless you have a pretty thick wallet.

I was working with a professional skier once. Ranked 7th in the world. Right after our workout, some high school kids approached my guy (they had the courtesy to wait)and asked for an autograph. He was professional enough to comply. They started asking questions and he blew them off. Said that he didn't know anything, and that they should ask me. By the way John W. comes across, I doubt he'd be that way.

Fun interview. Second time in a row that we went WAY off topic. Had several pages of questions. Only asked a few. I FRICKIN love that!

Thanks for the int. John W. Damn good stuff, man.

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