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In Affiliation, Coaching, CrossFit, HD Videos

March 17, 2014

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The lounge at Nadia Shatila’s gym contains many leather-bound books and smells of rich mahogany. It has a cache of whisky, a dartboard and a carefully arranged collection of assorted curiousities that would have impressed Charles Dickens.

In fact, CrossFit Belltown in Seattle, Wash., is one of the more striking boxes you’ll ever see, with an interior characterized by red brick, dark wood, and a host of personal touches and… 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 CrossFit, Rest Day/Theory

March 14, 2014

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Journalist Jon Friedman offers his views on why CrossFit has become an easy target for media criticism.

Throughout history, there is one other constant in addition to the inevitability of death and taxes: It is the principle that the media love to build you up and then knock you down. You can chalk it up to the price of success.

This syndrome affects politicians, rock ’n’ roll stars… 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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CrossFit Radio Episode 320

By Justin Judkins

In Affiliation, Athletes, CrossFit, Radio

March 09, 2014

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On Episode 320 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed James Pattison, owner of CrossFit 13 in Essex, England; Craig Kenney, who was tied for second place overall in the Open after Workout 14.1; and Talayna Fortunato, who placed fifth at the 2013 Reebok CrossFit Games and was preparing to do 14.2 live in Miami, Fla., as part of the announcement event. This episode was webcast on March 5, 2014.

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The CrossFit Tour: Competition in Kiwi Country

By Jordan Gravatt and Michael McCoy

In Affiliation, Athletes, CrossFit, HD Videos

March 08, 2014

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It began with hang snatches and ended with a tiebreaker whose name was Fran.

The January CrossFit Tour stop in New Zealand not only gathered affiliate owners and community members to mingle and sweat, but it also summoned CrossFit Games athletes to compete.

In attendance were Ruth Anderson Horrell, Jason Khalipa, Chad Mackay, Scott Panchik, Alessandra Pichelli, Becca Voigt and Kara Webb.

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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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