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It takes dozens upon dozens of staff and volunteers to pull off a CrossFit Games Regional competition. At this year’s Europe Regional, the demands were even greater as the final event was broadcast live to a host of countries on Eurosport.
All told, there were seven cameras tied to an on-site television truck, plus several other cameras working independently.
“It’s outrageous,” Games commentator Rory McKernan says with a wide… Continue Reading
On Episode 305 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Eric O’Connor, a man who wears many hats. This episode was webcast on Nov. 20, 2013.
1:15 Few have more experience than Eric O’Connor: he’s a coach at CrossFit Park City in Utah, he’s on CrossFit’s Level 1 Seminar Staff, he’s an instructor for both the Coach’s Prep Course and the CrossFit Competitor’s Course, and he’s competed at the Games and Regional level for years… Continue Reading
On Episode 304 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed CrossFit East Decatur owner and former CrossFit Games competitor Shana Alverson. This episode was webcast on Nov. 13, 2013.
1:44 Shana Alverson opened CrossFit East Decatur in Decatur, Ga., six years ago. She explained how important a website is to the growth of an affiliate and why it’s not always a good idea for gym owners to design and create their… Continue Reading
On Saturday, Oct. 26, Team World entered the CrossFit Invitational in Berlin as the underdog, but the group pulled off an upset that surprised everyone—except its members.
“We want to win, otherwise we wouldn’t have come this far, right?” asked Team World member Kara Webb.
This video presents highlights of the 75-minute competition, including interviews, sounds from the coaches’ microphones, and special behind-the-scenes footage.
As… Continue Reading
Three years ago, the Angel City Derby Girls were at the bottom of the barrel in the Women’s Flat Track Derby Association rankings.
“We couldn’t win a single game,” says team captain Jane Wilkins.
As of Sept. 30, the squad is ranked sixth of 166 teams spread over three divisions.
Roughly a year ago, Angel City started incorporating CrossFit into its training.
It began with one of the team’s jammers, who goes by the name… Continue Reading
Growing up in East India, Ashar Minhas never even saw a gym.
“Traditionally back home in India, (a) woman is usually the housewife ,” she explains. “Most of them are just having kids and (being) a housewife and working at home and doing things for the husbands and nothing for themselves, really.”
Minhas’ marriage was arranged despite the fact that she already had been living in the Canada for five years at the time. Cultural rules… Continue Reading
In 1985, Chris Hinshaw finished the Ironman in second place, and at the peak of his career, he was one of the best triathletes in the world. But years of endurance training left him brittle and barely functional.
Today, at 50 years old, Hinshaw runs a 4:58 mile.
“The only thing that I’m doing differently is adding CrossFit. That’s it,” he says. “I’m not only functional, I can do things that I could never have imagined myself… Continue Reading
Bettina Dolinsek was born blind, but she never asked to be treated differently. That same attitude carries over into her CrossFit training, and she doesn’t shy away from movements—even box jumps.
“Growing up blind, you weren’t expected to do much,” she explains. “It honestly makes me angry. That’s not how I want to be treated. I want to be expected to do what everybody else is expected to do.”
So Dolinsek started CrossFit and recently… Continue Reading