Coach Liz and Aaron H. are looking for some carpool buddies to head down to Crescent City CrossFit for 13.1 on Saturday at 11 am!  Should be a good time, this is an awesome opportunity to get in a higher energy environment if you have not been in one before!  Post to comment if you want to join them!

A lot of people have asked us why you should do the Open.  Andrea (Jeff's Wife) put together a short answer for you and we have included some videos below:

"A lot of people have asked me why should I do the Open or told me why they are not doing the open.

The most common things I hear are that I am not going to qualify to go on or that the workouts are too hard and heavy.

The reason I would say to do the open is to prove something to yourself.  It is not necessary about competing with others. 

The most momorable Open moments for me are:

Catherine Jones, Melissa V, and Skye T. PR’d her cleans/jerks with seconds left in 2011, videos below

Multiple women got their first chest to bar pull up or first toes to bar (Rachel K) in 2011 and 2012

Brendt Madden finished Karen RX’d for the first time in 2012

Many people PR’d their snatch last year this year is no different: the rumor is that Ivy Molloy already PR’d her snatch twice, Thomas Cook did it once, and Kris Martinez may have done it 5 times!

You can’t scale down in the open, so this is your chance to push yourself, surprise yourself and have fun doing the same workout that your friends and coaches are doing."


                                                                                                -Andrea Germond

Friday

Warm up:
Run 800m or row 1000m

Mobility

Strength/Skill:
GOAT

WOD:
15 clean & jerks (155/105lbs)
50 double unders
10 C & Js
50 DUs
5 C & Js



Jackson
3/7/2013 01:11:40 pm

Those videos are awesome! This is certainly why the open rocks!

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Lindsey
3/7/2013 10:29:00 pm

Love those videos!! Can't wait til Saturday! So hyped!

Awesome advise Andrea!!!!!

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Catherine
3/8/2013 11:30:34 am

Omg. Blast from the past! Andrea says it right... It is so inspiring to see so many people push farther than they ever thought they could and this happens so much in the open. All of you inspire me so much, and I can't wait to see everyone bring it tomorrow!

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