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CrossFit Radio Episode 334

By Justin Judkins

In Affiliation, CrossFit, Radio

June 14, 2014

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On Episode 334 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Kevin Ogar. This episode was webcast on June 11, 2014.

1:17 On Jan. 12, Ogar was competing in the OC Throwdown when a freak accident in a snatch event resulted in a severed spinal cord. Ogar took listeners back to the day he was injured and explained exactly what happened, and he detailed his road to recovery, including two major surgeries… Continue Reading

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Although it shared its weekend with four other events, the Central East Regional was the show-stopper. The competitors’ names alone were enough to pique the interest of even the casual CrossFit Games observer: Julie Foucher, Rich Froning, Marcus Hendren, Graham Holmberg, Michelle Kinney and Scott Panchik.

“My professional opinion is that Rich—no matter what happens—is just unstoppable,” said commentator Chase Ingraham, who is also a member of CrossFit’s Level 1… Continue Reading

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In CrossFit, HD Videos

June 10, 2014

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On an unassuming industrial street in Long Island, New York, a three-time Grammy Award-winning artist does deadlifts. His name: Wyclef Jean.

“So a friend was like, ‘Yo, you need to try CrossFit.’ I was like, ‘OK, I’ll give it a try.’ But I was like, ‘I hope I’m not gonna get the celebrity treatment,’ you feel me?”

Jean adds: “That celebrity treatment—it lasted probably 3.1 seconds.”

His coach: Jennifer Hunter-Marshall. The CrossFit Garden City… Continue Reading

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The Story in Canada East

By Jeremy Podlog

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Sharing its weekend with four other events around the world—Australia, Central East, Europe and North West—the Canada East Regional proved to be an equally riveting show.

Camille Leblanc-Bazinet and Michele Letendre rekindled their rivalry, and Letendre found herself on the edge of qualifying for the CrossFit Games again amid ever-growing competition.

Kristine Andali gave Letendre a run for her money as only 1 point separated the… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 333

By Justin Judkins

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On Episode 333 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed North East Regional winner Mathew Fraser, as well as Cody Looney of CrossFit Advantage. This episode was webcast on June 4, 2014.

3:16 Mathew Fraser has only been doing CrossFit for 18 months, but he won the North East Regional by 29 points and is headed to the CrossFit Games. Fraser described how his background in Olympic lifting has helped and hindered his… Continue Reading

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Guerrero

By Jay Vera

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On May 4, 2013, Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero faced off against boxing welterweight champion Floyd Mayweather. After 12 rounds, the decision was unanimous: Mayweather retained his title.

Guerrero began picking apart the defeat.

“There’s more stuff I could have done in the gym,” he says.

The 31-year-old had known Dave Castro, CrossFit Inc.’s Director of the CrossFit Games/Director of Training, since turning professional 13 years earlier, and Castro had been… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 332

By Justin Judkins

In Affiliation, CrossFit, Radio

May 31, 2014

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On Episode 332 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Amanda Schwartz, who qualified for the CrossFit Games via the South Central Regional. Jason Khalipa, 2008 Games champion, was featured on the second half of the show. This episode was webcast on May 28, 2014.

2:21 The third time was the charm for Amanda Schwartz. Two years ago, she placed fourth and missed qualifying for the CrossFit Games by one spot. Last… Continue Reading

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Noble Goals

By Mike Koslap

In Affiliation, Coaching, CrossFit, HD Videos

May 29, 2014

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Chicago Bulls College Prep’s superintendent set a plain goal: Provide the best health-and-fitness program of any high school in the country.

Likewise, the school adopted CrossFit and further hosted a Level 1 Certificate Course for its P.E. teachers.

“For our teachers to be able to see the quality of the L1 instructors … can only immediately benefit what they do as teachers,” says Jason Ronai, assistant principal at the school.

He adds: “CrossFit preaches… Continue Reading

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