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In Athletes, Media, Videos

July 06, 2011

Video Article

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… Continue Reading

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In Athletes, Media, Videos

June 23, 2011

Video Article

“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… Continue Reading

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CrossFit Radio Episode 150

By Justin Judkins

In Affiliation, CrossFit Games, Media, Radio

December 15, 2010

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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

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In Media, Videos

October 30, 2010

Video Article

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… Continue Reading

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In Media, Videos

August 01, 2008

Video Article

CrossFit's Media Director brings us more useful information on taking good photos and video. In his sixth tip in the series, he talks about various traits of video cameras. The bottom line is that for most CrossFit uses, cheap and convenient is best. You do get what you pay for, so a three-CCD camera is better than one-CCD, and professional optics make a huge difference in quality. But rarely is… Continue Reading

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In Media, Videos

July 01, 2008

Video Article

In this video, CrossFit's Media Director, Tony Budding, takes a consumer-grade point-and-shoot camera into a random class at CrossFit Santa Cruz. Nothing that happens here is pre-planned, and he talks through the process of capturing stills in a real-world CrossFit environment as the photo opportunities--and challenges--arise. The video shows several of the resulting photos from the session, so we can see what he actually came away with, and… Continue Reading

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In Media, Videos

June 01, 2008

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This month, CrossFit's Media Director gives some tips on buying a digital camera and lenses suited to the needs of affiliates and others who want good shots of CrossFit-type action. He talks about various styles and prices of cameras on the market, from relatively inexpensive small and medium-size point-and-shoot models up to "prosumer" digital SLR models, and weighs the pros and cons of the features of each. Some of the factors he discusses:

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In Media, Videos

May 01, 2008

Video Article

The third in Tony's series of media tips addresses the question of shooting video on a tripod versus filming freehand. Handheld, of course, has the major disadvantage of potentially nausea-inducing camera shake and sway, but it also lets you move around to follow the action and lets you get multiple perspectives on your subject. Shooting from a tripod offers total stability and slightly less concentration and body… Continue Reading

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