Profiles

  • The Super Smiths

    “Avengers Assemble!” The two-word catchphrase is iconic in the world of comic superheroes. When it is called out, the 17 core characters that make up...

  • The Traveling Trainer

    While competing for the Portuguese National Swimming Team in Brazil, Hannah Caldas had been doing CrossFit for a few months and decided she did not...

  • An Adaptive Athlete’s Program

    The definition of CrossFit, according to Greg Glassman, is (everybody say it with me) functional movements that are constantly varied, performed at high intensity. And...

  • CrossFitting in the Slums

    The slum of Rio de Janeiro is home to CrossFit Rocinha, the only non-profit CrossFit Box in South America. This Box, however, is atypical to...

  • The Box Doctor is In

    A year and a half ago, Dr. Steve Capobianco, Dr. Jim Hoven, Dr. Ron Spallone and Shane Miller all met over their frustration about injured...

  • An Affiliate of Excellence

    ‘To change the world for the better, one athlete, one workout at a time’ — the mission statement of CrossFit New England. “Think globally, act...

  • Making Maddox

    Although the Reebok CrossFit Games field is littered with incredible athletes — most still in their youth — pure athleticism and a strong understanding of...

  • Balancing with Bridgers

    The balance beam Emily Bridgers currently walks is different than any she encountered during her years in gymnastics. This one sits between her role as...

  • Spealler’s Search for Competition

    One of the most difficult aspects of growing up is deciding on a career. However, in conjunction with that struggle is the added pressure from peers...

  • The First Affiliate

    Dave Werner was never known for being the most athletic child. And not much changed after his family moved from Oklahoma to Washington state. He’d...

  • CrossFit Wynwood Among the Arts

    The Wynwood Arts District in Miami, Florida, sits in what used to be Greater Miami’s warehouse and manufacturing district. Dozens of art galleries, shops and...

  • Bringing the WildFire

    Bringing the fire is a well-known expression at WildFire CrossFit. Whenever athletes of the Box in Phoenix, Arizona, compete in events, the rest of the...

  • CrossFit St. Louis Leads by Example

    JoAnna Dettmann planned to open a Box in St. Louis, Missouri, after she finished her Ironman. Using CrossFit to supplement her Ironman training, she could...

  • The Outreach of CrossFit Eminence

    The goal of CrossFit Eminence is so much bigger than its four walls. “We try to do a lot for not just our gym and...

  • From Medicine to Acting to CrossFit Sunset

    Ty Vincent’s beginnings were medicine and acting, but both led him to CrossFit in their own way. Time as a physician’s assistant in emergency medicine...