How Kristin Holte is Helping Norway’s Matilde Garnes to the Next Level

November 22, 2022 by
Photo Credit: Joseph Somakian (@lifeofjosii)

When Matilde Oyen Garnes turned full time professional in November 2021 she decided to leave no stone unturned. She hired eight-time Games athlete Kristin Holte as a mental coach. 

“I thought, OK I'm going to do everything I can to be as good as I can,” Garnes, 26, said.

Garnes decided to hire a mental coach after narrowly missing out on a place at the 2021 CrossFit Games. She just missed a spot via the Semifinals and again via Last Chance Qualifiers. 

  • “It was quite hard, I was really disappointed, especially as I had some injuries and bad luck,” she said. “It was really hard to continue training, I just wanted to give up and stop crossfit.”

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