November 07, 2012
On Episode 249 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Level 1 Seminar Staff member and affiliate owner Christmas Abbott. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012.
The Words of Wisdom this week are from the host: after his father suffered a heart attack last weekend, Justin advised CrossFitters to live life to the fullest and enjoy the here and now because it call all change in a moment. Don’t take the little things for granted. Living life fully is why we CrossFit.
4:25 Christmas Abbott is a busy woman: she’s a CrossFit competitor, affiliate owner and coach, and Level 1 Seminar Staff member, but she’s also training to be the first female NASCAR pit-crew member. Abbott came on the show to speak about the NASCAR experience and described how she was introduced to the sport. She explained what training is like and how CrossFit has helped her excel. According to the owner of CrossFit Invoke, a pit stop is similar to a CrossFit WOD. Abbott talked about her future with the sport of NASCAR and how she plans to continue to travel with the Seminar Staff and compete in CrossFit competitions. She also detailed how she has established an incredible community at her affiliate, and she gave her outlook on her gym’s team for the upcoming competition season. Finally, she talked about what supplements she takes and why she’s so strict with her diet.