On Episode 278 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed two Regional champions: Michael McGoldrick of South Central and Alessandra Pichelli of NorCal. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, May 29, 2013.
4:11 Michael McGoldrick did not have an easy road to the CrossFit Games. He talked about the injury he suffered during Event 6, as well as his setbacks in the third and fourth events, in with he took 26th and 19th. Last year, McGoldrick competed as part of a team, and he explained why he chose to go individual this time around. He also described what his training will look like for the next two months as he makes his final preparations for the Games.
28:19 Alessandra Pichelli made it to the podium at the CrossFit Games last year as a member of Diablo CrossFit. This year, she decided to go individual and made it back to the big show flying solo. She described her last year of training, including her skill sessions, and she talked about the performances of other Diablo members, inclucing Margaux Alvarez, who qualified for the Games by taking third at the Regional. Finally, she gave advice to anybody who aspires to compete and has a goal of making to the Games.