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Matt Blanton 2010 Athlete Of The Year

Posted by: Luke

I am honored to announce the 2010 Athlete Of The Year at CrossFit Scottsdale as Matt Blanton. Matt has had an outstanding year filled with perseverance, strength and endurance. From breaking his leg early in the year in a dirt biking crash to having his first daughter with wife Michele in April. “When Matt got injured and couldnt use his [...]
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Athlete of the Month

Posted by: Luke

Congratulations to our Co-Athletes of the month Jennifer “Jenn D” Donovan & Brandon “Slo Mo” Nee These outstanding students have not just worked hard and pushed themselves past failure but they both have gotten the taste of competition. Jen has jumped into this sport head 1st competing at Fury, Barbells for Boobs, Rx Challenge and [...]
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Athlete of the Month

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Congratulations to two of the most courageous, outstanding, wonderful people I know. It has been a pleasure coaching Stu & Alison from barely walking and 50lbs overweight to running a mile and loosing 45lbs. Both Stu & Alison have made NO EXCUSES. Each with different goals and reasons for reaching them have shared one common [...]
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Athlete of the Month

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Congratulations to Mel & Rich for working overtime this month and recieving Athlete of the Month honors. Mel put up 5x leader board scores and finished in 2nd place overall in the RX challenge competing against both men and women. Rich spent 2x weeks on vacation traveling to NY, NY and sending me his scores [...]
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Athlete Of the Month

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From a skinny kid to a solid stud. We honor Paul Zetah this month for his attributes as a student in the classroom at CrossFit Scottsdale and for how far he has come the last few years outside the gym. Headed down the same road alot of us found ourselves drinking and partying his dad [...]
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Athlete of the month

Posted by: Luke

In today’s Law Enforcement it is all about functionality. Being involved in CrossFit Scottsdale has prepared me for that type of training. CrossFit has reduced my level of injury due to the fact that my body is not shocked by the movements and exercises. Working in law enforcement if you are ahead of the game physically, it will be much [...]
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Athlete of the Month

Posted by: Luke

Congratulations to Patty N. on becoming Athlete of the Month. Patty joined our Team back in January with a runners background and the lack of strength that goes with it. In 6 short months she has gained strength, successfully passed the Level I test, practice Paleo,  ran the Pat Tillman, screened Food inc. and more [...]
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Athlete of the month

Posted by: Luke

So what do you get when you mix an X Power Lifter and one of our newest Level I students? You get the 3rd piece of the Peck family Dwight, who has earned Athlete of the Month honors. You may have seen this “Fit Family” jump out of the car and right into a WOD. Both his wife [...]
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Athlete Of The Month

Posted by: Luke

This month was the 1st time in a long time we had a unanimous decision on A.O.M. Halie Flood has been to 5x classes a week for over a month. With her husband fighting for our FREEDOM over seas. Hallie is fighting to “Bringing sexy back”. This girl does not give up. Everyday… Anywod she is ready [...]
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"Dont give up on me"

Posted by: Luke

Coach: Thanks for the “stop being a wimp” speech tonight…you are absolutely correct! I need to get my mind back to being tough and pushing thru pain and challenge.  As I get older (not that I am old….) I find it harder and harder to work through injuries.  They seem to set me back more [...]
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