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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.

“You can plan as… Continue Reading

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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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From Mud to Mortar

By Dallin Frampton

In CrossFit, Rest Day/Theory

March 18, 2014

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Over three years, CrossFit Inc. and affiliates around the world have literally changed the landscape in a handful of villages in Kenya.

CrossFit Inc. has been involved with changing lives along the eastern seaboard of Kenya for the past two-and-a-half years. Taking the early initiative, CrossFit HQ stepped up in 2011 and sponsored the construction of a school building in the village of Dzendereni after learning that about… Continue Reading

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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 custom-designed… 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, athletes, movie… Continue Reading

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