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Our Equipment Was Floating

August 29, 2017 by
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WHAT HAPPENED?

Hurricane Harvey struck large parts of Houston and Southeast Texas over the weekend. For more on the extent of damage from this Category 4 hurricane read here.

ANY CROSSFIT BOXES AFFECTED?

You betcha. We know of one so far, CrossFit Central Houston, but we imagine there are more. Teresa Trojanowski, co-owner and Masters 35-39 Games athlete, emailed us yesterday with some details:

“We received 3-4 feet of water after a wall collapsed on Saturday night during the flooding. Equipment was floating, electronic monitors were damaged…there is a lot of cleaning to be done. We are so grateful for all of the hugs and well wishes, and the offers to help us clean up. It’s absolutely amazing.”

WHAT’S NEXT?

The storm is expected to dump even more rain on the city, so while the worst may be over more could be on its way.

Unfortunately, flood damage is excluded from their insurance so they’ll be footing a large bill themselves. They setup a GoFundMe page to help raise money for the repairs and replacements but also to support the CrossFit Central Houston families affected, which there are a lot of.

We’ll keep you updated as we learn more.

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