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Good morning. It’s Tuesday, May 17, and this is your Morning Chalk Up. There are only 3 days until the Atlantic and West Regionals kick off. Did we miss something? Send us a tip at [email protected].
“Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill
Anyone who’s been up close with Regionals and Games athletes can tell that they take their diet and nutrition seriously. So now that the training is over (for most), here’s how a few of them celebrated. Rachel Campbell ate some of the largest and most epicly piled on doughnuts ever. Lisa Warren had some dessert and margaritas. Sarah Loogman had a beer and laid by the beach. Molly Vollmer begins the rage.
This year redemption is spelt F.I.S.H.E.R.
Becca Day, Andrea Ager, Ian Berger, and Justin Cotler discuss some of theirRegionals prep tips. 12 Labours’ Josh Arcona puts some finishing touches on his snatch for Event 1. Katrin Davidsdottir sits in a sauna and reads a book.Noah Ohlsen is cleaning up his snatch for Event 1.
RELIVING THE MOMENTS
Kevin Ogar got a new wheelchair. A ROMWOD sticker and a Kill Cliff shirt were spotted being worn by the drummer of Pop Evil. Did you take a great photo at Regionals? You can win some cool stuff from ROMWOD if your pic is chosen. Congratulations to Emily Breeze and her new baby boy! Marcus Fillyfrom the heart on qualifying: “Last year I didn’t compete in the CrossFit season due in large part to the fact that my Mom was going through cancer treatment. A birthday one year later was a reminder of how far she has come.” Ava Khalipa starts her last chemo for this phase, P.S. her shirt says it all: strong girls rule! Good luck Ava. Here’s a look inside the new CrossFit Mayhem.
The Internet is a magical kingdom. And photoshop might as well be the magic wand. Thanks to that, you get to see Becca Voigt getting chased by a t-rex. For those of us watching the Regionals YouTube live stream from home, there’s always a few interesting comments on the side. The team at Bar Bend compiled their favorite comments from the peanut gallery and armchair judges.
Buying this Josh Bridges inspired mustache t-shirt is probably a great idea.Brooke Wells has a Regionals t-shirt up for sale.