June 2013

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June 30, 2013

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The individual PDF articles published in June 2013 are collected here in a single download.

The video and audio posts are not contained in the PDF.

The articles included here are:

Three Days in Haiti, Part 1: Meet Julie Roberts - Beers
Rider on the Storm - King
Lingua Fran-ca - Warkentin
The Written Word - Achauer
“Shave me” - Burton
Training the Brain - Cooper
Healthy Food/Junk Food Game - Metzger
To the Pain - Stricklin

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To the Pain

By Scott Stricklin

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Teams of warriors in Medieval armor gather in France to try to injure each other with axes and maces.

We grappled, spinning and hacking at each other, until we both ended up slamming against the fence. In a flash, the Belarusian was gone and I felt the weight of another opponent on my back.

Against the fence and immobile, I leaned into the barrier and threw one arm around a post to keep from being borne… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 282

By Justin Judkins

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On Episode 282 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed CrossFit Games qualifier Heather Gillespie and CrossFit Eternal owner Joshua Elmore. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, June 26, 2013.

2:52 Heather Gillespie won the Canada West Regional and will be making her second trip to the Games. She explained how the women’s competition was turbulent but tough because Alicia Connors, Emily Beers, Angie… Continue Reading

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In Athletes, CrossFit Games, HD Videos

June 28, 2013

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There’s more to Dan Bailey than a fake mullet, ultra-intense Broflex training sessions and trash-talking Rich Froning.

In Part 2 of Bailey’s visit to CrossFit Inc. headquarters in Scotts Valley, Calif., he’s punk’d with a heavy dose of toilet paper and then proceeds to some snatch work.

Then the 29-year-old athlete meets videographer Dave Leys, who shows him a sketch and small model of his invention: the catapult deadlift. Bumper plates are… Continue Reading

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Healthy Food/Junk Food Game

By Crisa Metzger

In Kids

June 26, 2013

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Kill two birds with one stone by teaching kids the difference between healthy food and junk food while they work out.

All you’ll need is a paper grocery bag and a toy food set—as well as a pack of kids who are ready for a two-course serving of fitness and education.

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Opera and CrossFit

By David Webb

In CrossFit, HD Videos

June 24, 2013

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When friends tried persuading opera singer David Webb to try CrossFit, he wasn’t interested.

“No, it looks weird,” he told them.

Today the 6-foot-2 performer says he’s producing a better sound with his vocal chords because of time spent at CrossFit London.

“When we did the Open this year at the box, you work out your strengths and your weaknesses, and in the same way, you know, I can do that with musical stuff… Continue Reading

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There’s more to Dan Bailey than a fake mullet, ultra-intense Broflex training sessions and trash-talking Rich Froning.

During Bailey’s visit this year to CrossFit Headquarters in Scotts Valley, Calif., HQ employees quizzed the 29-year-old on everything from training and nutrition to his love life and parents.

Among the secrets revealed is that Bailey has a taste for doughnuts, brownies and ice cream.

“Sometimes I’ll… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 281

By Justin Judkins

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On Episode 281 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed new affiliate owner Jonathan Lopez, as well as Michelle Crawford, who qualified for the CrossFit Games by placing third in the Mid Atlantic Regional. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, June 19, 2013.

2:54 Jonathan Lopez recently bought CrossFit Little Rock, where he formerly worked as a coach. He spoke about the process of buying an… Continue Reading

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