Chaos Is A Ladder: Ending The American Women’s Podium Drought

September 9, 2020 by
Photo Credit: Beast Swellington (http://beastswellington.com/)

When Julie Foucher stepped off the CrossFit Games podium in 2014, a bronze medal draped around her neck, many in the community celebrated it as a fruitful comeback following her planned absence from the sport in 2013 due to her studies in medical school.

What we didn’t know is that from that point forward another American woman would not step onto the individual podium at the Games again, and a wave of international dominance in the sport would wash over the women’s division.

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