VIDEO: The Fittest Firefighter Angelo DiCicco, Looking to Podium at The Games with Mayhem Independence

May 9, 2022 by
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It’s been a busy year for Angelo DiCicco. Getting a full healthy year under his belt after returning to the sport from back issues, working full-time as a firefighter and joining the team Mayhem Independence. So far — this year has been a success. DiCicco recently won the Occupational Quarterfinals as the fittest firefighter on Earth.

Morning Chalk Up’s Lauren Kalil sits down with DiCicco to discuss balancing full-time firefighting with CrossFit, how he ultimately decided to be on Mayhem Independence and even how the team was created in the first place.

Video Breakdown:

0:30 – Being crowned the fittest firefighter on earth during the Occupational Quarterfinals

2:15 – Balancing being a full-time firefighter and competitive CrossFitter

3:55 – The demand of his career with keeping his body healthy to train

5:40 – How does his CrossFit background make him a good firefighter

7:00 – Recovering after a back injury

9:20 – Decision to go team in the 2022 season

10:20 – Building Mayhem Independence

11:50 – Chemistry between the team

12:45 – Relationship with DiCicco and Rich Froning

13:56 – Preparing for MACC Semifinal

14:50 – Challenges with using the worm

15:45 – Point spread between the Independence and Freedom

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