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CrossFit, Back Pain, and Severed Spine Injury

(5) Comments | Posted January 17, 2014 | 4:01 PM

Facebook has been brimming with support over the past two days for Kevin Ogar, a CrossFit athlete and coach who severed his spine this last weekend at the OC Throwdown, a fitness competition in Southern California.

The spinal injury was the result of a missed snatch, with the result of...

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3 Reasons to Get Upset About CrossFit

(976) Comments | Posted August 6, 2013 | 6:47 PM

About 13 months ago, I arrived home for lunch and found that all three elevators were out in my building.

I was living on the 20th floor at the time, so this was not soul crushing news. I grabbed my Hello Kitty lunchbox and plodded up the stairs, thinking that...

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