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In Athletes, Competition, CrossFit Games

January 26, 2014

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CrossFit competition is evolving and growing fiercer every year. Emily Beers talks to coach Brian Bucholtz and athlete Kara Webb about how the CrossFit Competitor’s Course helped them finish 12th at the CrossFit Games in 2013.

Dick Fosbury revolutionized the sport of high jump in the 1960s, becoming the first man to jump backward over the bar, a method that soon became known as “the Fosbury flop.” Fosbury won gold at the 1968… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 314

By Justin Judkins

In Coaching, CrossFit Games, Radio

January 26, 2014

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On Episode 314 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed CrossFit Chickasaw owner and CrossFit Games competitor Michelle Kinney. This episode was webcast on Jan. 22, 2014.

1:08 Michelle Kinney missed qualifying for the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games by one spot. Over the course of the next year, she trained with a vengeance, and her dedication was rewarded with qualification and an eighth-place Games finish in 2013. The… Continue Reading

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Torpedo School

By Adam Palmer

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The Pool event at the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games revealed dramatic differences in swimming efficiency. Adam Palmer explains how you can learn to cut through the water.

The 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games introduced a swimming event held in a pool, which was unprecedented in the brief history of the Games. The event was 10 rounds of a 25-yard swim, 3 bar muscle-ups and another 25-yard swim, and the short lengths in the water revealed the… Continue Reading

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Behind the Games: 2013

By Sevan Matossian, Hayley Parlen and Adam Cline

In Athletes, CrossFit, CrossFit Games, HD Videos

January 07, 2014

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Shortly before 4:30 a.m. on the first day of individual competition, Director of the CrossFit Games Dave Castro sums up the collective feeling of the day.

“This morning is going to be awesome. Or a complete fucking disaster,” he jokingly pans.

His comment is just one of many in this five-part series that offers behind-the-scenes glimpses and interviews from the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games, held in July in Carson… Continue Reading

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Growing Up Strong

By Various

In Athletes, CrossFit, CrossFit Games, HD Videos

December 05, 2013

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With three older brothers, Lauren Fisher quickly learned how to play with the boys.

“She would just never back down,” says Fisher’s mom, Linda.

At 12 years old, Fisher started training at CrossFit 209 Sport in Stockton, Calif. As with other athletes who start CrossFit early in life, Fisher improved quickly and reached a high level of fitness at a young age. Last year, at 17, she competed at the 2012 NorCal Regional and finished… Continue Reading

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In Athletes, Competition, CrossFit Games, HD Videos

November 29, 2013

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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

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CrossFit Radio Episode 304

By Justin Judkins

In Affiliation, Athletes, CrossFit, CrossFit Games, Radio

November 15, 2013

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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

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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

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