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Remembering the fallen, one name at a time

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In Afghanistan, 2,176 service members have given their lives, according to Honor the Fallen

For those of you who haven’t seen the whiteboard right next to the pull-up bars near the main entrance, Team Trident has been doing push-ups for the fallen. It’s our way of remembering those who gave everything.

Ron White is a Fort Worth resident and former Navy intelligence specialist who has committed ...

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13.2 raffle winners – come get your swag!

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Hard works pays off.

If your name is Tracy Ocker, Reid Owen or Mark Espinoza – you should email us at staff@tridentcrossfitva.com and claim your prize. You’re our lucky winners of the 13.2 prize drawing.

Thanks again to everyone who came out for 13.2 last week and 13.3 today. As someone who is terrible at wall-balls, anyone who did today’s WOD is a champ.

Onward to 13.4!

 

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Raffle winners for 13.1 — come get your swag!

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Congrats guys!

Congrats guys!

The 13.1 raffle winners are – Eric Budd, Libby Garbis and Charles Carter! Shoot me an email and I will make arrangements to get you your prizes!!

Don’t forget in order to be entered into the raffle you must do the WOD and log at least 1 rep on the games site (or on the Trident Website)!

Way to go guys!

Sandy

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Trident Profiles: Cole Mike

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AKA Thor – Bad. Ass.

Name – Cole Mike AKA ‘Thor’

Age – 41

Profession – Consulting (Project Management)

Trident Start Date – 10/21/2011

What was it that brought you to Trident?
Initially I wanted only to do CrossFit in the triathlon off-season, however an acquaintance recommended Trident and it peaked my interest. I was looking for a high intensity cardio and strength training workout that ...

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Dr. Fontaine: Shoulder Pain

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For those of you with shoulder discomfort when you’re doing overhead or pushing/pulling movements, check out this video on shoulder pain capsulitis. Dr. Fontaine explains what is and an exercise to help ease the pain.

Remember, Dr. Fontaine is around Trident on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings. You can also reach him at drmattfontaine@gmail.com.

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Bring your A-game this Thursday for 13.2

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Caitlin Parke stepping it up!

The box is the same, the coaches are the same and the athletes are the same; but this time it’s The Open WOD and suddenly the atmosphere has changed and the energy is different. If you have never been at Trident during an Open WOD come out on a Thursday and witness this awe-inspiring spectacle.  If you have not signed up for ...

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Scenes from Team Trident at the D.C. Food Bank

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Editor’s Note: This happened awhile back, but better late than never, right?

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“Led by Trident’s @[534006567:2048:Alfredo Winter], On Saturday, January 26th, a group of athletes and coaches from Trident CrossFit volunteered at the Capital Area Food Bank in DC. It was a fun way to come together as a group and give back to the DC Metro area. The ...

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“The Titans of Trident stood before the barbell…” — Pics of 13.1

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With a sore throat and a tear still in my eye, I’ve finally come down from the high to tell the tale of last nights 13.1 open wod at Trident.

Like the 300 odd Spartans led by Leonidas, defending the ‘Hot Gates’ in the battle of Thermopylae, the Titans of Trident stood before the barbell. An epic battle…

Gladiators battling not only burpees & the mighty barbell, but themselves. Reaching deeper inside than they ...

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Don’t think you can do 13.1? Take a look at this kid.

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Don’t worry, you can do it. You can always scale.

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Crossfit Open: Why This Beginner Is In!

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This blogpost was originally posted by Trident athlete Ericka Andersen on her site sweetlifeericka.com

Lady winners from last year! That’s Julie Fouche — who I met and interviewed in November — on the right!

I did something I never thought I would yesterday.

I signed up for the Crossfit Open.

Totally not my style. I’m not into competition on a personal level.

But Team Trident was so enthusiastic, it ...

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Compete in The Open and win some cool swag

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The Open starts this Wednesday and to get folks in the competitive spirit, we’re offering some incentives. Here are the rules:

Rules:
- In order to be entered into the drawing you must have completed (or attempted) the WOD and logged it on the games site and if you scaled the WOD then logged it on the Trident website
- Drawing will happen on Monday/Tuesday and be announced that day on the Trident ...

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Trident at SuperFit Charlottesville 2013

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Update with who won what

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Working on your mobility outside the box

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Hey CrossFitters,

This is my first attempt at writing a blog so bear with me. I have been doing CrossFit for almost four years now and as one of the more seasoned CrossFitters, I say seasoned because no one likes to be called old, I have learned two things. First, I love doing CrossFit! I look forward to every WOD and the physical benefits I have gained over the past 3+ years. Second, as a seasoned CrossFitter ...

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Kettlebell slider

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