Kristopher Germain, a new affiliate owner, and Olympic-lifting expert/CrossFit athlete Sage Burgener joined Justin on Episode 92 of CrossFit Radio, webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009.
1:42 New affiliate owner Kristopher Germain joined us for the second installment in a series where we follow his progress as he starts a new affiliate. Kris updated us on what’s transpired with his affiliate over the last four weeks, covering topics such as finding a space, dealing with potential landlords and zoning issues, and establishing a relationship with municipal officers. He discussed how he plans on getting people in the door and what his price points are. Kris is already seeing increased performance with the athletes he trains, and he talked about the excitement and community that are developing as people start to CrossFit with his help.
33:34 Olympic-lifting expert Sage Burgener came on the show to talk about competing for CrossFit Invictus in the Affiliate Cup at the 2009 CrossFit Games. Sage also talked about the one-day Olympic-lifting seminars she conducts, explaining how the seminars originated and how they’re formatted. Sage went on to offer a little insight as to what it’s like to help her father, Coach Mike Burgener, as he puts on CrossFit’s Olympic Lifting Certifications. Finally, she provided some background info on when she started training and competing, how she trains, and what her plans for the near future include.