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Meet Erik Preston

By Erik Preston

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Erik Preston grew up in Indian Wells, Calif., a desert town that in 2010 had a population of not quite 5,000 people.

“When I was growing up, it was tumbleweeds and jackrabbits and sand dunes,” he explains.

As a child, Preston’s mother got him involved in a multitude of activities: BMX, acting, speed reading, violin.

“My claim to fame is that I made it through two rounds on The Gong Show and finally got cut by Chuck… Continue Reading

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Meet Neal Maddox

By Neal Maddox

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When Neal Maddox was 9, he started doing push-ups and sit-ups every day in his bedroom.

Maddox’s uncles were large men and his dad “was really big and buff,” so he wanted to keep up. Maddox ended up playing Division II collegiate football and spent some time with the San Jose Sabercats.

“I worked my butt off since I was a kid,” says the CrossFit Level 1 Seminar Staff member who owns CrossFit X-Treme Athletics in San Jose, Calif.

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Meet Stephane Rochet

By Stephane Rochet

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In college, Stephane Rochet got up at 3:30 in the morning to help out at Ohio University’s weight room with Ethan Reeve, who was the strength coach.

“Just one of the lucky breaks in my life,” Rochet says. “(He) was an absolute genius.”

He adds: “That’s when I knew this is what I wanted to do.”

Today, Rochet is the head strength and conditioning coach at the University of San Diego and part of CrossFit’s Level 1… Continue Reading

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