Rookie-Heavy Games Field Missing Magic of Madison

September 11, 2020 by
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Anyone who has chased a CrossFit Games dream can admit they have probably spent too much time thinking about, daydreaming about, vividly visualizing what it will look like, what it will feel like, to be there.

For five years, from 2010 until 2014, I dreamed about the tennis stadium at the Home Depot Center, about competing under the bright lights with athletes I looked up to like Becca Voigt and Julie Foucher. In 2014, I finally did it. And I’ll never forget that first evening event -- a one rep max overhead squat -- in the tennis stadium. Of course, I was painfully nervous and missed by first lift, but hell, I was there, finally living my dream.

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