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In Athletes, Audio, CrossFit Games, Videos

November 25, 2008

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Jason Khalipa of CrossFit Santa Clara in Santa Clara, CA won the 2008 CrossFit Games. Tony Budding took advantage of his recent visit to get to know him a little better.

Jason comes from a Globo Gym background; his first CrossFit workout was in December, 2006 (Fran with jumping pull-ups). He’s remarkably easy going as he talks about the transition to CrossFit, his fiance, his training, and opening an affiliate.

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Escaping the Crevasse

By Vince Shimp

In Athletes, Audio, CrossFit, Videos

November 20, 2008

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On August 2nd, 2008, Vince Shimp and his friend Shaun Kennedy crossed a snowfield after descending from Castle Peak in the mountains near Aspen, CO. Vince hung back to take a picture when the snow beneath him collapsed and he fell into a 25' crevasse.

Tony Budding caught up with Vince at the CrossFit Level 1 cert in Golden, CO on October 24, 2008. In this video, Vince describes the experience… Continue Reading

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Tanya is a Beast - Part 2

By Tanya Wagner

In Athletes, Audio, CrossFit Games, Olympic Lifts, Videos

November 17, 2008

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Tanya Wagner finished 2nd overall in the 2008 CrossFit Games. She was a D1 soccer goalie in college, and now she and her husband Josh are both PE teachers. They also run CrossFit Apex in Sellersville, PA.

Tanya recently attended the CrossFit Olympic Lifting Seminar with Coach Mike Burgener at CrossFit Montclair.

This video is the second, concluding part of Tanya’s story, put together by the crew at … Continue Reading

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In a lighter discussion, Jim Baker, Mary Conover and Sally Stade, along with Tony Budding, talk about the term elderly, and give possible alternatives. Jim and Tony each received some unambiguous emails from folks who disliked the term, which was used in the first two of Jimmy's videos (Intro and Kathie’s Workout).

The term was placed there by Pat Barber, 22, who thinks that Freddy Camacho is old. The term passed through the editorial… Continue Reading

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I Coulda Jerked the World

By Mike Burgener

In Audio, Coaching, Olympic Lifts, Videos

November 11, 2008

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Up close and personal with Coach Mike Burgener. The Again Faster crew captured this footage at his Oly cert at CrossFit Montclair in Montclair, NJ on October 4th and 5th, 2008.

The video shows Coach B at work, showing his “simple” system for getting anyone to do the Olympic lifts. While there are plenty of instructional nuggets here, this is not an instructional video. For straight instruction, see Coach B’s… Continue Reading

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Tanya is a Beast - Part 1

By Tanya Wagner

In Athletes, Audio, CrossFit Games, Olympic Lifts, Videos

November 05, 2008

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Tanya Wagner finished 2nd overall in the 2008 CrossFit Games. She was a D1 soccer goalie in college, and now she and her husband Josh are both PE teachers. They also run CrossFit Apex in Sellersville, PA.

Tanya recently attended the CrossFit Olympic Lifting Seminar with Coach Mike Burgener at CrossFit Montclair.

This video is the first part of Tanya’s story, put together by the crew at Again Faster. She talks… Continue Reading

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The first CrossFit certification seminar took place from Monday, December 2nd, 2002 through Wednesday, December 4th, 2002. There were two participants, Ted Socha and Charlie Simms, and six trainers. For three days, they were pummeled with two workouts a day, plus hours of lecture on exercise physiology, movement theory, and the bases of real fitness. They were put on their return flight with a spatula.

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This is the fourth part of the Programming lecture from the CrossFit Level 1 certification seminar at CrossFit One World in Union City, CA on May 11, 2008. Dave Castro covers single modality workouts. He discusses the various ways to program and approach single modality weightlifting, gymnastics, and monostructural workouts. Key points are why everyone needs to go heavy sometimes, when to incorporate practice, and why you should be a… Continue Reading

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