Competition

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James Hobart has some impressive CrossFit numbers, and he isn’t too bad at strongman movements, either. Competing at Rob Orlando’s Hybrid Winter Challenge, Hobart motored through WODs featuring clapping push-ups, stone and log presses, squats, tire flips, power cleans and more to make it to the “final mystery event.”

While the first events were a challenging but manageable intro to CrossFit mixed with strongman, the final event was… Continue Reading

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Training With the Enemy

By Kevin Daigle

In Athletes, Competition

May 17, 2010

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CrossFit New England designed a training camp for individuals heading to the Northeast Regionals. Kevin Daigle says the sessions turned competition into camaraderie.

Many of us aspire to become the insane, WOD-shredding, rampaging beasts we see day in and day out on CrossFit.com and Youtube, in the CrossFit Journal, and elsewhere. There are also a great many of us who have achieved a high level but are struggling… Continue Reading

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Motivating Tommy: The Ding SLC Series Part 5

By Tommy Hackenbruck, Miranda Oldroyd and Rory McKernan

In Competition, CrossFit Games, Videos

April 28, 2010

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When you’re the second-fittest man in the world, you have to find ways to stay hungry and motivated. It isn’t feasible to fly in Mikko Salo or Jason Khalipa every weekend to hit a few competitive WODs, so top Games athletes are always in need of strategies to drive them to their limits.

Visiting 2009 CrossFit Games runner-up Tommy Hackenbruck via the Southwest Airlines Ding program, Tony Budding looks to push the former… Continue Reading

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Data Driven

By Patrick Cummings

In Competition, Videos, Workouts

April 19, 2010

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CrossFit is a measurable, observable and repeatable fitness program, and Patrick Cummings of Again Faster takes measurement to the next level in this video shot at CrossFit Fenway.

With three competitors fresh from the New England Sectional, Cummings narrates a workout comprising three rounds of 10 clapping parallette push-ups, a 250-meter row and 20 power snatches (40/30 kg). Reps are counted on-screen for each athlete with a timer… Continue Reading

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Debriefing: The Ding SLC Series Part 4

By Tommy Hackenbruck, Miranda Oldroyd and Chris Spealler

In Affiliation, Competition, Videos

April 08, 2010

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In Utah’s capital via the Southwest Airlines Ding program, Tony Budding and Rory McKernan spent a day at Tommy Hackenbruck’s Ute CrossFit.

After being coached through a WOD by Hackenbruck, Miranda Oldroyd and Chris Spealler, three local athletes talk about their experiences during the workout, which was programmed by Budding.

After the debriefing, Hackenbruck and Spealler talk about the growth of their boxes, and Speal offers some perspective on his run at the 2010… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio, Episode 114

By Justin Judkins

In Competition, CrossFit Games, Radio

April 07, 2010

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On this episode of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Northern California Sectional competitor Chris Michelmore and HQ trainer Adrian Bozman. Episode 114 was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, April 7, 2010.

3:49 Chris Michelmore placed 20th at the Northern California Sectional, barely earning a berth in the regional competition. He spoke about his preparation for the event and how he… Continue Reading

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Central Canada Showdown

By Mike Warkentin

In Competition, CrossFit Games

April 05, 2010

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Mike Warkentin talks to the organizers of the Central Canada Sectional and shares some of the best moments from Edmonton.

Two days before the Central Canada Sectional, co-organizer Chad Williams was getting borderline hate mail from CrossFitters dying to know what WODs would test them in Edmonton, Alta. By the end of the competition on March 28, it was apparent Williams would be receiving thanks and compliments rather… Continue Reading

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CrossFit for Congress

By Congressman John Sullivan

In Athletes, Competition, Videos

March 29, 2010

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U.S. Rep. John Sullivan is a fourth-generation Oklahoman with a passion for fitness—and CrossFit.

Elected to Congress in 2002, Sullivan has served his state as a representative on a number of health-oriented caucuses and strives for elite personal fitness as a member of both CrossFit Sky (Oklahoma) and Primal Fitness (Washington, D.C.).

With four kids, lots of travel and a congressional seat to fill, Sullivan has a busy… Continue Reading

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