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Dave Leys started doing CrossFit in 1999. In the years that followed, his best Fran time of 2:50 was among the best in the world. Leys was also featured in many of the very first videos to appear on CrossFit.com.
“He’s one of the fuckin’ OGs of CrossFit and just like crushin’ it back in the day,” says Dave Castro, Director of the CrossFit Games. “No one could keep up with him back in the day.”
Today, Leys, also known as “DMFL,” is a videographer… Continue Reading
After a motorcycle accident involving another motorcycle, Jennifer Lazo was left with a compound fracture of her tibia, which was missing two inches, and a fibula that was cracked in half.
“After the initial surgery from the trauma team the initial prognosis was one of two options,” recounts her husband, Vidal. The couple owns CrossFit Kingdom in Miami. The first option was simply that Jennifer’s left leg would be two inches shorter than her… Continue Reading
At the 2011 Affiliate Gathering in Big Sky, Mont., HQ Director of Training Dave Castro sat down with Sevan Matossian to find out more about the CrossFit HQ filmmaker.
Castro asked Matossian how he gets his subjects to leave their comfort zone.
“I make people feel comfortable. That allows me to ask uncomfortable questions,” Matossian said. “I thrive on sort of questions that I’m uncomfortable asking.”
Matossian described how he is one of CrossFit’s biggest fans.
“I love human… Continue Reading
On Episode 200 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed CrossFit Kryptonite owner Scott DeTore, who was also 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games champion for the Masters 45-49 Division. Justin also interviewed the CrossFit Journal’s Managing Editor, Mike Warkentin. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011.
The WOW (Workout of the Week) is from Carport CrossFit:
Three rounds for rounds and… Continue Reading
CrossFitter John Post is a teammate of Eric Bach on the ABC series Expedition Impossible. He and his sister Stephanie share their story and that of his team.
Post says he grew his trademark mustache as a fundraiser for Movember, an event held every November to raise awareness for men’s health. At the time, he was living in Australia, which gives rise to the team name “The Modern Gypsies,” chosen for its members… Continue Reading
“I’ve always kind of pushed the boundaries, you know, with adventure, with travel, with working out—whatever it may be,” says Eric Bach, a CrossFitter and competitor on the upcoming television show Expedition Impossible. His team, The Gypsies, was one of 13 three-person teams in an “Indiana Jones-style race across Morocco.” He says it was demanding, both physically and mentally.
“It’s just like everything we’ve been training for our entire lives,” he… Continue Reading
On Episode 150 of CrossFit Radio, host Justin Judkins interviewed Daniel Tyminski, who owns CrossFit Lindy. Also featured on the show was CrossFit cameraman Heber Cannon. This episode was webcast live at 6 p.m. PDT on Wednesday, Dec. 15, 2010.
2:55 CrossFit Lindy owner Daniel Tyminski was recently featured on the CrossFit Games site as an athlete to watch for in the upcoming competition season. He came on the… Continue Reading
Join CrossFit HQ’s Rory McKernan for a behind-the-scenes look at the technical aspects of live broadcasting the CrossFit-USAW Open, held Oct. 1-3 at the Cheyenne Mountain Resort in Colorado Springs, Colo.
With McKernan as your guide, take a tour inside the New Century Productions truck, an impressive technological beast manned by professionals with experience broadcasting major sporting events.
“This is where the magic happens,” McKernan says. “This is where we take real-time action and… Continue Reading