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The Ranger Challenge: Part 1

By Duke University Blue Devil Eagle Battalion

In Competition, LEO/Mil, Videos

January 17, 2010

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The Ranger Challenge is the “varsity sport” of the Army Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, and cadets at Duke University are using CrossFit to help them in the nationwide competition.

Maj. Shane Finison is an Army ROTC instructor at Duke and a trainer at CrossFit Durham, and he believes CrossFit training can help his athletes succeed in the Ranger Challenge, an eight-event competition that includes the standard Army PT test, navigation… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio, Episode 102

By Justin Judkins

In Affiliation, Competition, Radio

January 13, 2010

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Wes Harper (CrossFit Garage) and Monique Ames (CrossFit Evolution) joined Justin on Episode 102 of CrossFit Radio, webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010.

1:58 Wes Harper owns CrossFit Garage in Woodstock, Ga., and on Feb. 6 and 7, his affiliate will host the Garage Games 2010. Wes came on to talk about the event, and he discussed the different levels of competition designed to give beginner… Continue Reading

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The Black and Blue CrossFit Competition

By United States Air Force and Army

In Affiliation, Competition, LEO/Mil, Videos

December 07, 2009

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The Army-Navy football rivalry is world famous. Just as fierce, though, is the Army-Air Force rivalry. On Nov. 7, 2009, the two football teams competed in Colorado Springs, Colo., and Air Force won 35-7. That same day, a new tradition began: the Black and Blue CrossFit Competition. Air Force

With U.S. Army soldiers traveling from West Point, the Air Force had a slight advantage hosting the event at the United States Air Force… Continue Reading

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In Competition

November 26, 2009

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Blair Morrison wins the Eleiko Scandinavian CrossFit Challenge but finds he isn’t the only victor. He believes it’s proof that CrossFit has created a new competitive standard.

It is late Monday night, and I have just returned from Halmstad, Sweden, the site of the 2009 Eleiko Scandinavian CrossFit Challenge. Even after five grueling WODs, countless hours in transit and a noticeably consistent lack of sleep, I’m still buzzing from… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio, Episode 92

By Justin Judkins

In Affiliation, Competition, Radio

November 04, 2009

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Kristopher Germain, a new affiliate owner, and Olympic-lifting expert/CrossFit athlete Sage Burgener joined Justin on Episode 92 of CrossFit Radio, webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009.

1:42 New affiliate owner Kristopher Germain joined us for the second installment in a series where we follow his progress as he starts a new affiliate. Kris updated us on what’s transpired with his affiliate over the last four weeks… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation, Competition, Videos

October 04, 2009

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Hollis Molly of CrossFit Santa Cruz describes how the recent Santa Cruz affiliate competition came about a year and a half after the original CrossFit Santa Cruz moved to CrossFit Camp Pendleton.

The initiation of Operation Phoenix in March 2008 marked the end of the legendary CrossFit HQ, Greg and Lauren Glassman’s gym in Santa Cruz. With all the gear donated to the Marines and the lease up, it seemed as… Continue Reading

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Centers of Excellence—Part 1

By Mike Warkentin

In Competition, CrossFit Games

September 13, 2009

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Athletes from CrossFit Calgary and CrossFit Central did extremely well at the 2009 CrossFit Games. In Part 1 of this two-part series, Mike Warkentin talks to James (OPT) FitzGerald and Brett (AFT) Marshall about their training secrets.

James (OPT) FitzGerald won the 2007 CrossFit Games. His training partner, Brett (AFT) Marshall, was two points behind in second place. In 2008, OPT was 12th and AFT was… Continue Reading

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Dave Re was awarded title of Grand Master by the US Practical Shooting Association in September, 2007. It is their highest classification, but it didn’t mean that he was capable of winning major matches.

At 212 pounds, I was simply too slow to get off enough shots in a game that scored on quality and quantity. But I had hope that I could turn around that weakness in my game due to something I’d started a… Continue Reading

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