Dancer Iselin Brogeland on Competing at Semifinals and the “Performance” of CrossFit

May 17, 2023 by
Image Credit: Arnaud Beelen, @hps.sporty

CrossFit is well known for it’s supposed “savagery”--blood, sweat, and the occasional visit from “Pukie the Clown,” loud music and big weights, big muscles and calluses all shown proudly for the world to see. CrossFitters pride themselves on this intensity. 

On the opposite end of this spectrum? Dance. With the typical stereotypes of delicate, small girls with graceful, beautiful clothes and beautiful classical music, there isn’t much of an expected overlap between the two sports. 

2023 European Semifinals athlete Iselin Brogeland may have just found one, though. 

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