Did you know that last year we had the second largest team IN THE WORLD? We came second only to CrossFit NYC… impressive for Trident’s second year registered as a team!
You may not have any strong feelings about the Open or why you should participate but I do, so bear with me as I step on to my soapbox!
Last year I could not quite put it into words why the Open meant so much to me, but after my first full year as a coach at Trident, I have come to realize why it does… I have Trident Pride! I am honored and proud to be part to be part of this great community of athletes. I learn something new EVERYDAY I am at Trident. I am thrilled to be able to pass on my lessons learned to the rest of the Trident community and am thrilled when I see you all pass on that knowledge to the next generation of athletes. I have Trident Pride and want everyone to feel that pride and be proud of what we are doing here at Trident.
For me the easiest way to pass on that sense of pride to the athletes is through The CrossFit Open. Not everyone comes to Trident for the sense of community. Not everyone that CrossFits knows that with their membership comes a community that will support them. The Open is a way for them to bond and cultivate a community of their own within our over 600 members.
There are many reasons that Trident CrossFit stands out among the 20+ boxes in the area: the amazing coaches, the ginormous box, the awesome programming, the up to date equipment, the strong athletes, the community… We come together in times of hardship, celebration and in remembrance. Let’s honor what we have built at Trident by reaching out to those at Trident that may not realize the community they have backing them, let’s bring them into the fold, into the community that has enveloped us and enriched our lives.
I would hope that Trident has touched all of you in some way, good touch never bad touch! So reach deep and figure out why you are at Trident, what it has done for you and what you want to pass to the rest of our community that may not have been touched.
Get your game face on!