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Brooke Wells rehab is ahead of schedule

Brooke Wells met with her surgeon in LA recently to examine her elbow. The doctor reported that Wells' elbow is "healing perfectly and is ahead of schedule". This is a good sign for Wells as she looks ahead to the 2022 season.

Athlete: Brooke Wells

Source Created On November 19, 2021 10:32AM PST


Agustin Richelme PR's his Jerk

Agustin Richelme, the 32nd place finisher at the CrossFit Games this year, is making gains this offseason. Richelme shared a new jerk PR of 170kg / 375 lbs.

Athlete: Agustin Richelme

Source Created On November 16, 2021 7:38PM PST


Mal O'Brien and Justin Medeiros training with Mat Fraser

Both Mal and Justin were training with Mat Fraser this weekend. HWPO the newest Training Club?

Athlete: Mallory O'Brien

Source Created On November 16, 2021 2:18PM PST


PFAA provides CrossFit with Personal Equipment Rules

"The Interim Executive Committee of the PFAA created this document and provided it to CrossFit Inc September 24 2021. The PFAA wants to do its part to create consistency at events for all competing athletes. The hope was that this document provided some useful ideas to CrossFit Inc in a format similar to their current rulebook. The document was meant to be exhaustive so that a condensed version could be finalized from it." - PFAA blog post linked below

Source Created On November 16, 2021 2:01PM PST


PFAA recommendations on Pullup Bar and Ring Height

"The PFAA's Interim Executive Committee collected data from 62 athletes who competed at the 2021 CrossFit Semi Finals to help competition organizers choose appropriate heights for their gymnastic rings and pull-up bars. The PFAA worked on this project in hopes it would help competitions create a high safety standard at their events, and also to help athletes compete on a fair playing field." - PFAA blog linked to the source below

Source Created On November 16, 2021 1:57PM PST


Danielle Brandon squats without minimal pain

Danielle Brandon shared that she completed squats for the first time with minimal pain. Not sure if this is a new injury but she disclosed she had an injured shoulder at the CrossFit Games in a recent edition of the CrossFit Games podcast. Squatting with no pain is always a good thing.

Athlete: Danielle Brandon

Source Created On November 16, 2021 12:20PM PST


Luka Dukic joins Misfit Athletics

Luka Dukic, the 29th place finisher at the CrossFit Games, has joined Misfit Athletics.

Athlete: Luka Dukic

Source Created On November 16, 2021 12:09PM PST


Manon Angonese wins the German Throw Down Classic

Manon Angonese, who finished 5th at the Last Chance Qualifier in July, won the German Throw Down Classic this past weekend. Angonese has just missed the CrossFit Games the last three years, and could be on track to make her rookie appearance in 2022.

Athlete: Manon Angonese

Source Created On November 16, 2021 12:04PM PST


Luka Dukic wins the German Throwdown Classic

Luka Dukic wins the German Throwdown Classic this past weekend. Dukic finished the event 12 points ahead of Moritz Fiebig.

Athlete: Luka Dukic

Source Created On November 16, 2021 11:58AM PST


Sydney Michalyshen joining CompTrain?

CompTrain hinted that Sydney Michalyshen will be joining the team via their Instagram. Michalyshen, who is coming off of a 25th place finish at the CrossFit Games this year, visited CFNE for a few days of training last week, and CompTrain hinted that they are "hoping to have her out full time ".

Athlete: Sydney Michalyshen

Source Created On November 16, 2021 11:02AM PST


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