Sports Applications

There are 238 articles in this category.

View another category:

In Sports Applications, Videos

November 26, 2011

Video Article

In this video, CrossFitter and world-champion lumberjack competitor Erin LaVoie shows off her axe-throwing skills with Chance Hughs, her boyfriend and fellow co-owner of Predation CrossFit.

LaVoie explains the sport of axe throwing and how it’s judged. Although there’s quite a distance between competitions, winning brings money, prizes and bragging rights.

Her strategy is simple: “It’s just a straight line from behind my back, over my head, to the bull’s eye,” LaVoie says.

… Continue Reading

Download

Comment

For Competition and Community: CrossFit Bellevue

By Dan Cerrillo and Matt Hasselbeck

In Affiliation, Sports Applications, Videos

November 21, 2011

Video Article

CrossFit Bellevue in Washington State is home to some elite athletes, including an Olympic gold medalist, a professional NFL quarterback, a professional ballerina, D1 college athletes, pro tennis players, top skiers, national champions, world champions and more. They can all be found on CrossFit Bellevue’s “wall of fame.”

Cerrillo tries to explain how so many elite athletes ended up in one place but can’t quite put his finger on it.

… Continue Reading

Download

Comment

Competition Day at Pala Range

By Dave Re and Dave Castro

In HD Videos, Sports Applications

November 14, 2011

Video Article

Join Dave Re, grand master in the United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA), fellow grand master Jake Di Vita and CrossFit Director of Training Dave Castro as they put their shooting skills to the test at the Pala Range in California.

In this video, the trio takes on different stages of competition. Stage 1 is stationary shooting, Stage 2 makes the shooter move and find targets through obstacles, and Stage 3 adds… Continue Reading

Download

Comment

Talking a Good Game

By Dan Edelman

In Kids, Sports Applications

November 14, 2011

PDF Article

Dan Edelman tries his hand at coaching little league the CrossFit Kids way.

My son has been playing organized ball since he was 5—he’s 9 now. Five seasons. Most of that time, I’ve been a spectator.

I’ve seen aimless practices painfully rote and void of any genuine preparation for actual game play. I’ve seen kids not make plays simply because they didn’t believe they could. I’ve seen coaches… Continue Reading

Download

Comment

Video Article

“With CrossFit, you can be fit for life—it’s not just fit for rowing,” says Olympic gold medalist Anna Cummins (Mickelson).

CrossFit Bellevue in Bellevue, Wash., is home to Cummins, who won the silver in 2004 and gold in 2008 with the U.S. Olympic Rowing Team in the women’s eight event.

Dan Cerrillo, owner of CrossFit Bellevue, tells the story of Cummins’ fundamentals classes and how she stunned her coaches with her athletic ability before they… Continue Reading

Download

Comment

In HD Videos, Sports Applications

November 08, 2011

Video Article

Erin LaVoie is a world-champion lumberjack who’s featured in the Guinness Book of World Records for most Christmas trees chopped in 2 minutes (27). She’s also co-owner of Predation CrossFit in Spokane, Wash., and says CrossFit has significantly improved her competition performance and mentality.

With the cameras rolling at a lumberjack competition in Idaho, LaVoie shows her grit by competing with the men and taking on some challenges that could jeopardize her… Continue Reading

Download

Comment

Coaching an NFL Quarterback for Recovery

By Dan Cerrillo and Matt Hasselbeck

In Athletes, Coaching, Sports Applications, Videos

November 07, 2011

Video Article

Matt Hasselbeck, quarterback for the currently 4-4 Tennessee Titans, trained at CrossFit Bellevue in Washington state before the season. Reebok challenged him to give CrossFit a try, and he said he has seen marked improvement since starting.

Hasselbeck’s coach, CrossFit Bellevue owner Dan Cerrillo, said his goal for Hasselbeck’s training was making him healthy and helping him recover from bumps and bruises sustained during a long career with stops… Continue Reading

Download

Comment

In HD Videos, Sports Applications

October 31, 2011

Video Article

Join Dave Re, grand master in the United States Practical Shooting Association (USPSA) along with fellow grand master Jake Di Vita, CrossFit Director of Training Dave Castro and PT guru Kelly Starrett as they hone their shooting skills at the Pala Range in California.

“The USPSA is like the shooting version of CrossFit,” says Di Vita. “You never know what’s going to happen at the match.”

Re discusses the current set-up of stages as… Continue Reading

Download

Comment