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Julie Foucher
Julie Foucher is a third-year medical student at the Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine of Case Western Reserve University and three-time CrossFit Games athlete. She aspires to combine her passions for medicine and CrossFit in her career and writes about their intersection on her blog, Comfort in the Uncomfortable ( Although 2012's 2nd Fittest Woman did not compete in 2013 in order to focus on her studies, she hopes to return to the CrossFit Games in 2014. Foucher received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering from the University of Michigan and is also a member of the CrossFit Level 1 Seminar staff.

Entries by Julie Foucher

On CrossFit and Risk

(8) Comments | Posted April 21, 2014 | 1:04 PM

Growing up, my mom would often tell me "When I was ten, I broke my ankle taking a giant step in the backyard playing a game of SPUD. Heck, if you can break your ankle taking a giant step, you might as well go out and do something more fun."...

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Ladies, Let's Aim for the Top of the Podium

(5) Comments | Posted August 21, 2013 | 12:34 PM

When my attending stepped out of the room, the patient looked to me and asked, as many do, "How far along are you in medical school?" She was a sharply-dressed woman in her mid-eighties whose cane hardly slowed her down from flying in from Chicago that morning after visiting her...

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