On Episode 170 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed the second-fittest female in the world, Annie Thorisdottir, as well as CrossFit HQ’s Tony Budding. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, May 4, 2011.
6:25 Annie Thorisdottir, also known as “Iceland Annie,” came on the show to talk about her performance in the Reebok CrossFit Games Open. She explained the strategy behind waiting until the last moment to post her scores and described what it was like to fight with Kristan Clever for that top spot. Annie also explained how she benefited from spending a week with Olympic-lifting expert Mike Burgener. Looking ahead, Annie outlined what her training will look like between now and the CrossFit Games. Finally, she talked about her diet and her favorite breakfast, which is something you’ve probably never heard of.
34:05 Tony Budding is the CrossFit Director of Media. Now that the Reebok CrossFit Games Open is over, he talked about the biggest lessons HQ learned from the six-week competition. Tony described how the competition validates the findings from the 2010 CrossFit Games and explained what will happen next in the regional competitions. With events going on all over the world, Tony described how the CrossFit community can keep up to date on the action at all 17 regionals.
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