Some footage from the CFAK Games recently, shot and edited by Joe McPhee.
They also have a few homework assignments to work through, one of which is profiling CFNZ athletes for the website. So this is just a heads up, if one of them gets in touch with you, the community loves to learn more about it's members, we'd be honoured if you would contribute.
What's good for the goose is good for the gander though right? So let's start off with an intern profile.
How long have you been training at CFNZ?
2 Years since june 2010
How did you get into CrossFit?
Heard it on the radio just before the team went off to America to compete in 2010 and Mike gillingwater always was updating and posting about it so thought I come down see what it was about.
First workout outside of the intro classes was 21-15-9 pullups burpees and 400m run realized about half way through that id never been that exhausted and pushed so hard in all my years of sport
What is your sporting/exercise background?
up in a sporting family and played and attempted most sports grew up
swimming and through highschool mainly played waterpolo and 1st XV rught then played rugby through university in Otago.
What is your day job?
Apprentice Electrician, Industrial
What do you think your coaching style would be like?
Bit of a mixture I'm usually fairly relaxed about how I do things like keep things fairly easy going while making sure things are done right.
Why are you a part of the CFNZ Coach Development Program?
To help improve and give back to a community that's awesome and supportive and has given me lots in the last two years. To make myself and others better crossfiters in the long term.Continue to improve and better myself in all aspects and follow and become more involved in Crossfit.
Not very paleo but I can never pass up my mums lasagna when it's on offer it never lasted long round the house growing up.
Back Squat - 5 x 3 reps + 20reps
10 Ring Dips
20 KB Swing 24/16kg
AMRAP in 12mins
Back Squat - 10, 8, 6, 4, 6, 8, 10 (all sets heavy, add/subtract weight each set)
15 KB Swing 24/16kg
AMRAP in 12mins