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VIDEO: Is Scott Panchik Really Retired?

May 11, 2022 by
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Okay…so Scott Panchik announces he’s retiring. Fans are heartbroken because let’s be honest — who DOESN’T love watching Scott compete?! But we understand. He wants to get healthy, spend more time with his loving family, and he’s dedicated a decade of his life to being competitive in CrossFit.

But since we saw him throw down at Wodapalooza, and he is now slated to compete at Semifinals — we keep asking the question, is he “really” retired?! Morning Chalk Up’s Lauren Kalil sits down with his younger brother Spencer Panchik and Chase Ingraham to discuss Scotts potential run for the Games, and what it means to be “retired” in sports.

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Video Breakdown:

0:55 – Whether Spencer really thought Scott was going to retire

2:29 – Is Scott the Brett Favre of CrossFit?

3:40 – The magic of Scott as a father at the 2021 CrossFit Games

4:40 – How fit Scott truly is

5:30 – Does Spencer want Scott to retire

7:22 – How will Scott’s mindset shift if he makes it to the Games

9:30 – How to define retirement in the sport

11:15 – Having Scott as Spencers number one fan

12:12 – The bottom line

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