Brit Lucy Campbell Accepts Fear of Failure to Qualify for CrossFit Games

May 30, 2022 by
Photo Credit: Courtesy of Instagram @lucycampbell5

Lucy Campbell became the second British athlete to qualify for the CrossFit Games after finishing fifth at the Lowlands Throwdown in the Netherlands two weekends ago. 

Campbell, 25, is a Games rookie. Two years ago she wrote “Games 2022” on a mindmap and wrote all her strengths and weaknesses as a path to qualifying.

Then just two months after writing down her goal, Campbell sustained a serious back injury, throwing her plans into jeopardy.  

“I spent a lot of the next year not training properly so it didn't feel like 2022 was realistic anymore. It was the year I targeted but things didn't go to plan around it, so I no longer thought this was the year it would happen,” she said. 

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