Maj. Dave Maxwell of the U.S. Army and Kristopher Germain, a new affiliate owner, both appeared on Episode 88 of CrossFit Radio, webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2009.
2:00 Maj. Maxwell talked about a new U.S Army initiative that goes hand in hand with CrossFit and Operation Phoenix, as well as the box that’s being created at Fort Leavenworth with the help of the Glassmans, the army, Operation Phoenix and Rogue Fitness. He commented on the equipment drop that was made at Fort Hood and the one coming soon to Fort Leavenworth, explaining how CrossFit is becoming a part of the army’s PT program. Finally, Maj. Maxwell talks about the effects of having Greg Glassman give a presentation to army officers.
24:51 Kristopher Germain is at the opening stages of starting an affiliate. He came on the show for the first of a multi-part series where CFR will follow his progress as he documents his ups and downs on the quest to create a successful affiliate. Kris talked about the first steps one needs to take to get an affiliate: the essay, the fee and other necessities when submitting an application. He answered questions about getting insurance, building a web page, finding a space and establishing a relationship with the city.