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The Original Swole and Flexy Athlete

The Original Swole and Flexy Athlete Written by Kristen Chandler Toth It’s a common CrossFit story. The former high school athlete looking for fitness as an adult finds a random website in 2006. Watches fuzzy instructional videos and teaches him- or herself weightlifting and gymnastics and then experiences the thrill, success, and devastation of this…

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If She Cantu, So Can You

If She Cantu, So Can You Written by Evelyn Curry “I hated what I saw in the mirror. I didn’t recognize her anymore,” Vanessa Cantu remembered. At the age of 15, Vanessa was in a car accident that left her paralyzed. But when she got pregnant at 30, 5 years ago, Vanessa knew she needed…

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Teams of 4 Take Miami

Teams of 4 Take Miami Written by Brian Friend The WZA Elite Team of 4 Competition is a Must Watch Event The new CrossFit Games Team format allows for athletes from anywhere to come together and compete in the Sanctioned events for an opportunity to earn an invitation to the Games in Madison this August.…

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WZA Kicks Off Season for Age Groups

WZA Kicks Off Season for Age Groups Written by Brian Friend As the sport of fitness has continued to evolve, so have the arenas in which we, as fans of the sport, get to appreciate the incredible capacity, strength, and persistence of the best athletes. The top individual men and women get the most headlines,…

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Promising Young Athletes Compete at WZA

Promising Young Athletes Compete at WZA Written by Brian Friend These young athletes aren’t well-known names yet, but with their impressive performances in recent years it’s only a matter of time. The new Sanctionals™ format gives them that opportunity, and they’ll all be in Miami for Wodapalooza to showcase the hard work they’ve been putting…

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Tia Clair Toomey

Who will stop Toomey in Miami?

Who will stop Toomey in Miami? Written by Brian Friend Second. Second. First. First. Not much else needs to be said when it comes to Tia-Clair Toomey.   At 25 years-old, she’s got quite the rap sheet. In the last 3 years at the Games, in a total of 42 events, she’s taken 1st place…

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Get Ready For an Epic Showdown in Miami

Get Ready For an Epic Showdown in Miami WRITTEN BY BRIAN FRIEND As the second CrossFit sanctioned event of the season approaches all eyes are narrowing in on Miami. If you’re familiar with Wodapalooza, you already know that it’s a fitness-focused, community event with a festival-like atmosphere, nearly 40 competition divisions, and has no shortage…

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Dropping In: WZA Miami Edition

Dropping In: WZA Miami Edition Looking to hit up a gym while you’re in Miami for Wodapalooza? Look no further than some of our Community Partner’s premier facilities:     CROSSFIT WYNWOOD 56 NE 29th St, Miami, FL 33137   Class Schedule: Mon.-Thur. – 6:15a, 7:15a, 8:15a, 9:30a, 4:30p, 5:30p, 6:30p, 7:30p Fri. – 6:15a,…

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WZA Sanctional Partnerships

WZA Sanctional Partnerships We’re excited to announce our partnerships with other sanctioned events in an effort to support the CrossFit Sanctional system and provide WZA athletes with more opportunities to qualify for the CrossFit Games.           CROSSFIT FITTEST IN CAPE TOWN The CrossFit Fittest in Cape Town event seeks to bring…

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