|Send us a tip!||Wednesday, September 14, 2016|
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QUOTE OF THE DAY
“You don’t become a champion and then start acting like a champion.” — Ben Bergeron
THE COMPETITION FLOOR
September 16: Pensacola Beach Brawl
September 17: World’s Strongest Masters Men and Women
September 21: Wodapalooza Online Qualifier for individuals starts
September 24: Cascade Classic (Seattle, WA)
September 24: Ava Will Win blood drive @ NCFit
October 15: The Crush Games
October 22: The Zombie Games (San Diego, CA)
October 24: Wodapalooza Online Qualifier for teams starts
November 3: CrossFit Liftoff
WHAT THE ELITE ATHLETES ARE UP TO — Andrea Ager hits a 185 pound x 3 hang clean PR. Lucas Parker just landed in Melbourne, Australia for some training seminars. Brooke Ence goes surfing at Lake Powell. Mattie Rogers did the CrossFit Team Series and hang power cleaned 255 pounds. Candice Wagner proves that not every power clean PR is pretty. Mathew Fraser is never going to leave Italy. Maddy Curley’s new movie met it’s goal of 1,000 pre-orders, so thanks to everyone who bought a copy. If you haven’t bought a copy, you can watch the preview and buy it on iTunes.
IN 2 MINUTES
Get your tissues ready, this former NFL player has made a gym to traindisabled veterans. CrossFit classes are now being offered at dozens of schools across Clark County School District in Nevada. Two masters athletes and one team athlete have been banned from the CrossFit Games for 1-2 years forviolating their drug policy. Did y’all know that “mom” is just “wow” upside down?
First She Saved Her Restaurant, Then She Saved Herself — After appearing on the Food Network reality show “Restaurant Impossible,” 45 year old Luvina Sabree of Kileen, TX was fed up with being unhealthy. After reaching 240 pounds, unhappy and unhealthy and out of options, she joined a CrossFit gym.“I’m more open and true to myself and loving myself the way that I should. My advice is don’t wait until you have diabetes, or heart disease or high cholesterol and don’t think about it — just do it.”