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How CrossFit Made Me a Better Father

In 2006, when I was first introduced to CrossFit, I couldn’t imagine the impact it would have on my life. My

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I was devastated when I heard CrossFit was getting rid of Regionals. I love Regionals—it’s my favorite and also

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So I was on the demo team. People, athletes especially, need to stop thinking that the demo team is only for a bunch

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Thank you, CrossFit

I remember the day I became a CrossFit Games athlete. It’s 2014 and I’m walking into athlete check-in with Talayna

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Dear Fourteen-Year-Old Christmas, All you ever wanted to do was bang on some lug nuts and be around race cars like the

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Dear Fifteen-Year-Old Michael, What are you even doing? Deliberately disobeying your father like that. Dad hates

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Dear Seventeen-Year-Old Julie, I know what word you’re thinking — Perfection. An A isn’t good enough

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Dear 19-Year-Old-Michael, Don’t do it. Put the pipe down. Sprint, flee, fly as far away as you possibly can.

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Dear Fifteen-Year-Old Kenzie, Get out of the water. Press pause on the endless laps of 400s for a second. We both know

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Dear Fifteen-year-old Alyssa, Hey little Lys! It’s me, older but not much taller Alyssa. I wish I was there to give

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Dear 10-year-old Camille, From the very beginning, you’ve been different from the other girls – the ones who

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Dear Thirteen-Year-Old Carleen, There’s a lot you do not know. But here are few things I want you to understand now.

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Dear 15-year-old Noah, It’s okay. You’re going to be the man. It may not feel like it now since you’ve had to

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Dear 19-year-old Andrea, You love your friends, and you miss your parents. It’s hard for you to be away for college

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Dear 17-year-old Jamie, What a journey it’s been with your first love, basketball, playing since the age of four.



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