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Old 07-28-2011, 08:39 PM   #1991
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Probably more for the audience. It's going to be lame when everyone falls after 6 feet.
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Old 07-28-2011, 08:58 PM   #1992
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Probably more for the audience. It's going to be lame when everyone falls after 6 feet.
Well, at least I'll get to see one of my friends go really far (former gymnast) in cf games.

Pretty sure it's gonna be like... 5 of the people who were gymnasts go really far I'd say 100m is possible for some of the better ones... everyone else is gonna fail hard within 10m

Oh yeah, since I dont think any of hte men are former gymnasts you might see women out walking all of the men. That would be amusing
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Old 07-29-2011, 02:11 AM   #1993
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I saw a video of Chris Spealler doing handstand walks as part of a metcon once, with rounds of 20m, and i'm pretty sure he wasn't doing them in one go. I would have thought he would have been one of the better ones at it too, so a 10m or less average sounds plausible.
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Old 07-29-2011, 05:38 AM   #1994
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From a recent CF Journal article:

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The anthem had an Olympic theme to it, intent on
bringing unity to the competitors.

Donít get me wrong. We need the Games. We do. Weíre
human beings, and itís only natural that we like to
compete. And also just like the Olympics, fierce competition
will soon play out in the battle to find the fittest. I
think this is healthy and positive, and Iím not trying to
take the intense competition away from CrossFit. Itís an
amazing sport, at both the ďlifestyleĒ and the elite level.
No...it isn't even comparable to the Olympics AT ALL.

They tried this before with http://games2009.crossfit.com/thegam...-olympics.html


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Old 07-29-2011, 07:25 AM   #1995
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I usually just lurk in this thread, but I remember reading this gem way back. It's from Sevan, comment #21:

"... however, Tony [Budding] is an authority on CrossFit, arguably one of the most knowledgeable people in the world."
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Old 07-29-2011, 08:38 AM   #1996
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Ha. The IGx concensus is that aikido makes you a douch.
lol. i was hoping to get that point across in my comment too.

so, aside from the fact that it's not a shot put or javelin, any thoughts why they picked a softball instead of a baseball?
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Old 07-29-2011, 08:46 AM   #1997
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I usually just lurk in this thread, but I remember reading this gem way back. It's from Sevan, comment #21:

"... however, Tony [Budding] is an authority on CrossFit, arguably one of the most knowledgeable people in the world."
Say wha???
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Old 07-29-2011, 09:30 AM   #1998
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I usually just lurk in this thread, but I remember reading this gem way back. It's from Sevan, comment #21:

"... however, Tony [Budding] is an authority on CrossFit, arguably one of the most knowledgeable people in the world."
hahaha! that explains everything then.

What happened to Rob Orlando?
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Old 07-29-2011, 09:44 AM   #1999
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Josh Bridges is a monster.
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Old 07-29-2011, 09:49 AM   #2000
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That's crazy because EVERYONE has known for a year now that there was going to be a swim. I think both of those guys are pretty amazing, but how could you not be prepared to swim 210m with a year of warning?

And what's with these bullshit squats where you use your hands to push off your knees to come out of the bottom of the squat?
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