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In CrossFit, CrossFit Games, HD Videos

March 25, 2014

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Most live shows offer production crews some predictability, some opportunity to plan minute details. Not a live CrossFit event.

“Every competition is different, and especially in the Open there’s the element of surprise,” says Kutcher Miller, director of live Open announcements.

Miller has been behind the scenes on numerous events, including the X Games.

The live Open announcements, he emphasizes, keep the crew on its toes.

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In Athletes, CrossFit, CrossFit Games, HD Videos

March 23, 2014

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During her collegiate track-and-field career, Danielle Sidell wanted to be thin.

“I had it in my mind that I needed to lose as much weight as possible and be as skinny as possible,” she explains.

So she joined WeightWatchers, eating a small pack of oatmeal for breakfast and splitting one can of soup between lunch and dinner. The program eventually kicked her out for being too lean.

Today, the five-foot-10… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 322

By Justin Judkins

In Affiliation, CrossFit, CrossFit Games, Radio

March 21, 2014

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On Episode 322 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Irving Hernandez, who posted the top score on Open Workout 14.2. Also on the show was Gavin Turner, an athlete hoping to summit Mt. Everest in May. This episode was webcast on March 19, 2014.

3:13 Irving Hernandez came up big on Workout 14.2 and logged an astounding 396 reps, beating second-place Rich Froning by 37. Hernandez talked about his… Continue Reading

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The saying goes that New Orleanians love Jesus, Sean Payton and Drew Brees. And during football season, not necessarily in that order.

On March 13, the Crescent City showed it also loved CrossFit as affiliate CrossFit NOLA played host to the live announcement of Open Workout 14.3 with Alessandra Pichelli and Stacie Tovar.

The event was complete with jambalaya, crawfish, Andouille sausage, beignets and an extended appearance by Payton, head coach… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 321

By Justin Judkins

In Affiliation, CrossFit, CrossFit Games, Radio

March 15, 2014

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On Episode 321 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed both ladies that will face off against each other for Open Announcement 14.3 in New Orleans, Louisiana. The first half of the show features Alessandra Pichelli who placed fourth at the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games. Joining Justin on the second half of the show is Games veteran Stacie Tovar. This episode was webcast on March… Continue Reading

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In the days leading up to the announcement of Open Workout 14.2, Dave Castro reveals a hint.

“It’s not fun and friendly anymore,” he says from I AM CrossFit outside Miami, Fla., where Talayna Fortunato and Camille Leblanc-Bazinet are the feature athletes for the announcement event.

“Last week, 14.1, was a good way to start. It was a fun workout, it was exciting, it was user friendly; 14.2—it’s time to go to… Continue Reading

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In Coaching, CrossFit, CrossFit Games, HD Videos

March 10, 2014

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It’s not often that you can do an Open workout with CrossFit Games competitor Elisabeth Akinwale as your judge. That’s what students at Chicago Bulls College Prep got—in addition to 14.1’s prescription of double-unders and power snatches.

The teenagers, for whom CrossFit is their physical-education program, are participating in the Open to “take what we do inside of Bulls Prep and bring it out here, to give them this experience,” says Jason… Continue Reading

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In CrossFit, CrossFit Games, HD Videos

March 05, 2014

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In the duel for Garrett Fisher’s leather jacket, it was Rory McKernan who lost and Dave Castro who won. And thus CrossFit Inc.’s Director of the Games and Director of Training donned the debonair jacket for the live announcement of Open Workout 14.1 at CrossFit North Atlanta.

Castro’s win relegated McKernan to the mall for shopping under pressure.

“Now, the day before the event, I have two hours to shop for clothes,” he says in this… Continue Reading

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