On Episode 116 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins caught up with Tony Budding as he visited with CrossFit Avalanche co-owners Myles Lewis and Travis Weaver. Justin also interviewed NorCal Sectional winner Laurie Galassi. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, April 21, 2010.
5:29 Tony Budding explained how he visited CrossFit Avalanche while vacationing in the Lake Tahoe area. Tony was impressed with the culture owners Travis Weaver and Myles Lewis have fostered in their box, and he believed others could benefit from their story. Budding facilitated a radio interview, and Lewis talked about the business in general and how it has grown since affiliating. He described some keys to success and how the pair has created a culture. Lewis went on to explain the programming emphasis and where the partners plan on going in the future with their affiliate. Weaver commented on their partnership and how they work in tandem to create a seamless experience for their athletes.
39:57 Northern California Sectional winner Laurie Galassi came on the show to talk about her amazing performance at the competition. Galassi shared what it was like to compete at the largest sectional and how she prepared for the event, how she approached each WOD and how she managed her diet. Laurie commented on her gymnastics background and how she is a perfect fit for CrossFit, then explained how she will be preparing for the Southwest Regional competition.