Episode 108 of CrossFit Radio was broadcast live at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2010, and the featured guests were former college athletes and sectional competitors Patrick Skinner and Jon Lyon, as well as CrossFit Blueprint owner and FilFest attendee Jorge (J) Perez.
Host Justin Judkins began the show with a quick rundown of the sectionals that have already been contested and gave a preview of the upcoming competitions.
5:34 Former Binhampton University soccer player Patrick Skinner found CrossFit like so many others: by searching for workouts online. Patrick described his journey from college athlete to CrossFit sectional competitor, detailing how his fitness level has changed since finding CrossFit. Patrick CrossFits at his own garage gym and shared tips and advice for prospective and current garage-gym owners.
21:32 Jon Lyon was a tight end for the University of Washington when he was younger, and his workouts were focused only on power and speed. Since finding CrossFit two years ago, he hasn’t looked back. Jon described the difference between his CrossFit experience and his days as a college athlete. He’ll be competing in the Washington Sectional this weekend in hopes of qualifying for the 2010 CrossFit Games this summer, and he shared how he’s been preparing for the sectional.
32:45 Jorge (J) Perez came on the show to give his impressions on FilFest 2010, which took place this past weekend in Miami, Fla. Jorge talked about the atmosphere and his favorite presentations, as well as the WOD all the attendees completed on the beach. Coach J explained which changes he will implement in his box based on what he learned in Miami. His gym, CrossFit Blueprint, has seen amazing success since opening last November. He talked about getting his box started and the community that he and his partners have tried to foster.