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SEALFIT Part 2

By Various

In Athletes, CrossFit, LEO/Mil, Videos

January 05, 2011

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Leave your tights, weightlifting shoes and iPods at the door. In this camp, your name doesn’t go on the whiteboard. It goes on your plain white T-shirt.

This is SEALFIT’s Kokoro Camp.

“The idea is to just get them completely out of their comfort zone,” says SEALFIT founder Mark Divine.

On the line to accept that challenge are CrossFitters including Mikko Salo, Kristan Clever, Rob Orlando, Tommy Hackenbruck, Caity Henniger, Jimi Letchford and original… Continue Reading

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The Future Soldier Training Program

By Adam Neiffer and Sgt. 1st Class Reocel Mercado

In LEO/Mil, Videos

January 01, 2011

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CrossFit Fort Vancouver has more to offer than a 2010 CrossFit Games Affiliate Cup win. Every couple of weeks the affiliate brings a group of soon-to-be soldiers to CrossFit as part of the Future Soldier training program. The program uses CrossFit to physically and mentally prepare future soldiers for basic training. CrossFit also provides grounding in a supportive community, something the soldiers can draw upon once they join the military.

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SEALFIT Part 1

By Various

In Athletes, LEO/Mil, Videos

December 28, 2010

Video Article

Leave your tights, weightlifting shoes and iPods at the door. In this camp, your name doesn’t go on the whiteboard. It goes on your plain white T-shirt.

This is SEALFIT’s Kokoro Camp.

“The training we give is really the hardest training outside of any military organization in the world,” says SEALFIT founder Mark Divine.

On the line to accept that challenge are CrossFitters including Mikko Salo, Kristan Clever, Rob Orlando, Tommy Hackenbruck, Caity Henniger, Jimi Letchford and original… Continue Reading

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In LEO/Mil, Sports Applications, Videos

December 06, 2010

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Join Dave Re, grand master in the United States Practical Shooting Association, as he teaches gun safety to fellow CrossFit Central members Travis Holley and Crystal Nelson at the Austin Rifle Club.

Re goes through the safety checklist at a shooting range, including eye protection, hearing protection and the four basic safety rules:

1. Act as if every gun is always loaded.
2. Don’t ever point it at anything you’re not… Continue Reading

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The Lumberjacks Remember

By Staff Sgt. Lasonya Morales

In LEO/Mil

December 06, 2010

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The Fort Hood shooting victims are honored with the Lumberjack 20 workout in Afghanistan.

Kandahar Airfield, Afghanistan—By 9:30 a.m. on Nov. 5, more than 50 service members gathered at the Kandahar Airfield boardwalk to participate in the Lumberjack 20 CrossFit competition to honor the soldiers who lost their lives in the Fort Hood shootings on Nov. 5, 2009.


“The CrossFit workout is a way to collectively pull everyone together for a… Continue Reading

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Cops and Robbers Class

By Myles Lewis and Stephanie Frykberg

In LEO/Mil, Videos

November 27, 2010

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“I think I’ve always been into working out … but was looking for something different because it gets a little boring and approached them about having an early class to fit into my work schedule, and they accommodated us,” says CrossFitter and deputy Stephanie Frykberg.

Welcome to the 5 a.m. Cops and Robbers class at CrossFit Avalanche, which has been going strong for almost a year. The class consists of the deputy and her sergeant, some… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 146

By Justin Judkins

In LEO/Mil, Radio, Running

November 17, 2010

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On Episode 146 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Richard Airey, an endurance athlete using CrossFit to improve performance; Brent Huntington, who is organizing athletes to raise awareness for The Disposable Heroes Project; and SEALFIT founder Mark Divine. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010.

4:40 Richard Airey has been an endurance athlete since he was five years… Continue Reading

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In LEO/Mil, Videos

November 14, 2010

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“There is a place where your talents meet the needs of the world, and when you go to that point, that’s where you are supposed to be,” says Lacey Dean, a member of CrossFit Boston.

With her son off to the Air Force Academy, Dean decided she wanted to be an officer in the U.S. Army. However, in officer testing she realized her lack of physical fitness was holding her back. At 39 years old, she would have to… Continue Reading

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