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CrossFit Radio Episode 288

By Justin Judkins

In Athletes, CrossFit, CrossFit Games, Radio

August 09, 2013

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On Episode 288 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed both Individual second-place finishers from the CrossFit Games: Lindsey Valenzuela and Jason Khalipa. This episode was webcast Aug. 7, 2013.

1:32 Lindsey Valenzuela placed second at the recent CrossFit Games. She spoke about her performance and what it meant to stand on the podium next to friend, training partner and overall winner Sam Briggs. She said… Continue Reading

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In Athletes, CrossFit, CrossFit Games, HD Videos

August 06, 2013

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Since 2011, Lisa Long and her daughter, Rory Zambard, were hoping to both qualify for the CrossFit Games and experience the competition together. But life got in the way and Long went alone in 2011, finishing ninth in the 50-54 Masters Division.

This year, however, was different: both mother and daughter competed at the Games.

“It’s heaven, a little slice of heaven,” Long says. “It is a… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 287

By Justin Judkins

In Athletes, CrossFit Games, Radio

August 03, 2013

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On Episode 287 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed two podium finishers at the CrossFit Games. Both Valerie Voboril and Ben Smith finished third in the competition that ended July 28. This episode was webcast July 31, 2013.

2:46 In 2013, Valerie Voboril took third at the CrossFit Games, equalling her best previous finish (2010). Voboril spoke about how she took care of her body between… Continue Reading

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Schooling the Press

By Matt Chan

In Athletes, CrossFit, CrossFit Games, HD Videos

August 01, 2013

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Throw any question at him—from his strategy on how he will approach the CrossFit Games to his views on diet and sex—and Matt Chan doesn’t shy away. He also might just own you.

At 35, Chan was the oldest individual male competitor at this year’s Games. Accordingly, he said his plan during the multi-day competition was to focus on recovery. Exactly what did that involve?

“Thumbs in my butt,” said Chan, who placed… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 286

By Justin Judkins

In Athletes, CrossFit, CrossFit Games, Radio

July 28, 2013

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On Episode 286 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed CrossFit Games competitor Scott Panchik, Games Demo Team members Julie Foucher and Annie Sakamoto, 2013 60-Plus Masters Champion Scott Olson, and CrossFit Avalanche owner Myles Lewis. This episode was webcast during the CrossFit Games week of July 22-28, 2013.

2:06 Scott Panchik placed fourth at the CrossFit Games in 2012 and talked about his expectations for the… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 285

By Justin Judkins

In Athletes, CrossFit, CrossFit Games, Radio

July 23, 2013

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On Episode 285 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed two veteran CrossFit Games competitors: Gretchen Kittelberger and Christy Phillips. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, July 17, 2013.

3:16 Gretchen Kittelberger placed second at the Mid Atlantic Regional and earned her third trip to the CrossFit Games. She feels her experience has made her more confident this year. Kittelberger… Continue Reading

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Focus, Drive, Execution

By Margaux Alvarez

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When she started CrossFit in March 2011, Margaux Alvarez had a clear goal. This year, the 28-year-old accomplished her mission by qualifying for the CrossFit Games.

Alvarez finished third at the Northern California Regional, and that performance was followed by a flood of texts, emails and Facebook messages from friends, family and even strangers expressing their support.

“I can’t say thank you enough… Continue Reading

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If the name “Kara Webb” doesn’t sound familiar, it’s because Kara’s surname was Gordon last year when she competed at the CrossFit Games. Her husband, Jason, admits that he’s the reason behind the confusion in 2013.

“That’s my fault,” Jason says.

It turns out Jason and Kara’s romance was sparked somewhere between the stepper and the treadmill in another gym several years ago, but by the time they were married in December… Continue Reading

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