When the Morning Chalk Up sat down with Sara Sigmundsdóttir for an unscripted interview last December, she shared thoughts on her dominant performance at the Dubai CrossFit Championship and her plans for the upcoming season. Two weeks ago, Tommy Marquez caught up with her again in Barcelona following the Freakest Challenge. Here are a few highlights from that interview:
On what she has been doing since Dubai: “I had a small competition in Italy and then I took some time off. I was going to start training again and I got sick. So I had an extra week off, so I’m getting back into it now.”
On what she likes about the pro athlete lifestyle outside of competing: “I still feel like this is too good to be true. I get to do what I love every day, I get to meet new people every day.”
On her mindset this season and how it translates into the 2020 Games: “I’m on a very good road now, just a very good path. It’s keeping myself on that right path. Having fun is the key for me. So as long as I am enjoying what I’m doing, I’m going to succeed.”
The full interview includes why Sigmundsdóttir keeps returning to Barcelona to coach at the Freakest Challenge, what she does to try to relax, her upcoming Sanctional event schedule and what she’s working on inside and outside the gym.
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