Julie Foucher has been one of the most consistent performers in women’s CrossFit, with Top 5 finishes in all four of her CrossFit Games appearances. Even more impressively, she’s done this while working toward a medical degree at Case Western Reserve University. Julie tore her Achille’s tendon during a box jump event last week, but she continued to compete in her walking boot, finishing 11th in the event featured above. Read more here.
News and Notes
- Edgar L., principal at Jordan L. Mott Middle School, is wondering if you have any fitness equipment you might like to donate to a good cause (kettlebells, dumbbells, medballs, jumpropes, plyoboxes etc.). His physical education faculty are trying to expand their horizons and want to outfit a fitness room in our building (though not CrossFit exactly, they are moving towards that continuum). Contact Edgar at Principal [at] mottjhs.org with questions. If you don’t have any extra equipment collecting dust in your apartment, consider donating toward their DonorsChoose page here.
- Happy birthday, Coach Whit and CrossFit Kiddo Malachi L.!
There’s Still Time to Start Training For the Half-Marathon Row at CFSBK on June 14 at 2:15pm with Olympic Rower Coach Nick!
You know you’ve always wondered, “Gee, what would it be like to row 21,097m?” Well, your chance to get your answer is coming up: SBK will host a 1/2 Marathon Row on June 14th at 2:15. And fear not: we’ll show movies during the event. Really, what better way to spend your Sunday afternoon? You can row the full distance or split it up however you want with one other partner.
Coach Nick will send out a DIY program to everyone who signs up and will analyze video of participants’ rowing form. The training will consist of at least two long erg sessions a week to get your butts—and calluses—in shape! Expect to devote 1–2+ hours twice a week to this. Sound fun, or what?! (What?)
There are still four ergs available. So that’s room for four to eight more people, depending on how many new folks sign up for the full 1/2 marathon or the partner version. If you’re interested, REGISTER HERE (scroll to the bottom). Or ask Nick about it, at Nick [at] CrossFitSouthBrooklyn.com.
Julie Foucher Learning to CrossFit in 2009