I’m a little late (ok, very late) putting out content for the Hope train that departed mid-June, but here’s a quick look at CrossFit Oldtown’s CrossFit Kids program hitting the Hope workout and helping less fortunate kids by raising money for St. Jude’s.
Early in his childhood, 12-year-old Diego Rodriguez was diagnosed with ADHD.His mom tried everything: soccer, basketball, swimming. Still, she needed to give him melatonin every day so he could sleep at night. Then she heard about CrossFit Kids at CrossFit Fever in Pembroke Pines, Fla. Learn more about Diego’s Story here.
Waaaaaay back in February (when it was cold outside) CrossFit boxes in the DC area participated in the Cupid’s Undie Run to benefit the Children’s Tumor Foundation. Check out the wackiness here.
Daniel Hershey is the lone male representative for the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games. Despite coming all the way from Japan he still considers himself a member of the CrossFit community and is hoping to be a strong competitor this year. Check out his story here.
Mandy Martin will be operating the Goodyear Blimp during the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games. She’s also a veteran and a CrossFitter as well. Check out her story below.
Numi Katrinarson and Colleen Maher both suffered during the events at the CrossFit Games that took place at Camp Pendleton. Numi suffered at the hand of the first two events while Colleen had trouble overcoming one specific obstacle. Check out how they both overcame their Day 1 challenges below.
Marcus Hendren is a first-time Games competitor but also a 3rd-generation dairy farmer. Get a chance to see how the Hendren family is learning about CrossFit and how Marcus is trying to be both a serious CrossFit Games competitor and farmer.
Dave Castro, Co-Director of The CrossFit Games, dropped a bombshell on the athletes at a dinner reception Monday night. Dave announced the first surprise (and first workout) of this year’s Games. See what he announced below.
As part of some feature packages I shot for The Reebok CrossFit Games on ESPN3 here’s Graham Holmberg on how CrossFit has seeped into every corner on his house. And what his wife thinks of it. Check out the video below.
I had the opportunity to spend a day with the fine folks of CrossFit Ocean Isle Beach. You may remember my feature about the Beck Family, but here today is the rest of the members of the box. Karen Candia talks all about what makes her members unique and perhaps not so unique. Check it out here.