cham·pi·on ˈCHampēən/ noun 1. a person who has defeated or surpassed all rivals in a competition, especially in sports. “a champion hurdler” synonyms: winner, titleholder, defending champion, gold medalist, titlist, record holder; More     I write this shortly after watching Brooke Wells do something completely unimaginable.  After ending day 1 with a 32nd …

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This is post 51 of 79 in the series “Mallory Lawson” I had another doctor appointment. I am now 26 weeks and 1 day. Everything is going smooth, my blood pressure is great so is Luke’s. I have my gestational diabetes test in 4 weeks. I asked for the lemon-lime flavor I hope I chose …

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Brooke Wells talks about her injury during the first workout during the 2015 Games

    We recently sat down and talked to Brooke about her injury during the 1st workout of the 2015 Crossfit Games. She dealt with that through it all:   * Sandbags over and stairs in the stadium. * Murph * Snatch Ladder * Heavy DT * Sprint Course * Soccer Chipper * Max Clean …

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Jared Stevens

Jared Stevens Height: 6′ Off season Weight: 220 Contest Weight: 210 Training Facility: CrossFit417 Current City: Ozark, MO Home Town: Fruitland, Idaho Jared is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA) and a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer.  He grew up in Fruitland, Idaho but moved to Springfield …

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Christina Merlo

Height: 5’6 Weight: 128 Training Facility: Crossfit Gambit Current City: Tulsa, OK Hometown: St. Louis, MO   Christina Merlo is an athlete, fitness model and CrossFit Affiliate owner in Tulsa, OK. Christina grew up in Saint Louis, MO and began dancing at the age of two. Dancing quickly turned from a hobby to a competitive sport for …

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Mallory Lawson

Height: 5’7 Weight: 142 Training Facility: Crossfit 417 Current City: Springfield, MO Hometown: Norfolk, NE   Mallory Lawson is a coach and athlete at Crossfit 417 in Ozark Missouri. She is also the Wellness Director, Student Wellness Coordinator and Assistant Volleyball Coach at Evangel University in Springfield Missouri. Mallory attained her Bachelors of Science in …

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