On Episode 270 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed CrossFit Jax owner Meghan Russell and CrossFit Vitality owner Steve Pinkerton. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, April 3, 2013.
3:12 Meghan Russell owns CrossFit Jax, “The Hotbox,” and her team is six spots away from qualifying for Regionals. She explained how they plan on making it to the next level of competition, as well as how they’ve been training and running the Open workouts. Russell discussed how the gym’s programming is somewhat specialized but general physical preparedness is not sacrificed. Looking forward, Russell explained how the team members will prepare for the Regional competition if they earn a spot. Finally, she detailed some of the things that make her box unique, including Endless Summer Beach Workouts and Show the Love Month.
32.15 CrossFit Vitality, Steve Pinkerton’s affiliate, had the honor of hosting the live announcement of Event 13.1 of the CrossFit Games Open, and he described what it was like to be a part of the production. Pinkerton explained how he keeps things fresh for himself and his athletes, and he defined what it means to him to chase excellence at his gym. Pinkerton strives to build the right kind of community and culture at his affiliate, and he shared a few things that have helped CrossFit Vitality succeed.