Originally Posted by Emily Mattes
The most successful adult crossover athletes I know are all ex-polevaulters and/or ex-gymnasts. I've decided it's going to be mandatory for any child of mine to participate in those activities as they grow up.
Caveat: Any girls of mine will not be donning sequined leotards and doing those weird seizure-like floor routine moves.
EDIT: Meanwhile, Alex continues to fight the good fight with persistent, reasoned, polite questions. Years-old military affiliate vs. Crossfit mods is quite the standoff.
Annie Thors - pole vaulter & gymnast
Camille - sprinter & gymnast
Julie - sprinter, gymnast, pole vaulter
Lindsey Smith - heptathlete
Originally Posted by Justin Z. Smith
When a doctor that doesn’t like the squat is asked, “by what method should
your patient get off of the toilet?” they are at a loss for words. ...”
I remember watching this one time, and it was his physical therapist or doctor after his leg injury telling him not to squat or anything to jeopardize the surgery or what they did to fix his leg injury; explains why he limbs, he completely ignored them.