What are the CrossFit Games?

“In implementation, this looks like sport. This is revolutionary. It's as distinctive of the program as are the movements and the charter of functionality and variance. Our workouts are competitive events.

The strength and value of CrossFit lies entirely within our dominance of other athletes. This is a truth divined through competition, not debate.”

Greg Glassman, CrossFit Co-Founder & CEO
3, 2, 1 — GO!

The Games are over and the results are in!

The Top Female CrossFitter for 2008 is Caity Matter of Gahanna, OH, where she trains with Rogue Fitness. Tanya Wagner took second place and Gillian Mounsey took third.

The Top Male CrossFitter for 2008 is Jason Khalipa of CrossFit Unlimited in Milpitas, CA. Josh Everett came in second, with Jeremy Thiel in third.

The Affiliate Cup was won by the team from CrossFit Oakland.

Congratulations to all the winners and thanks to all the volunteers, spectators, and competitors for a great weekend!

Athlete Profile: Maggie Dabe-Colby


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Maggie Dabe-Colby Profile ...[wmv][mov]

Height: 5'5"
Weight: 118 pounds
Age: 33
Home Gym: Crossfit Fairfax
Profession: Firefighter

Benchmarks
Fran: 4:03
Helen: 8:36
Linda: 30:03

FGB: 355
Deadlift: 280 pounds
Squat: 200 pounds
Press: 87.5 pounds

Max pull ups: 42 (single set)
Chinup: BW+45 pounds
500m row: 1.54

My thoughts:
These are going to be my first Crossfit Games, and I have to admit that I'm a little bit anxious.

Competition this year is going to be tough. There are a number of amazing athletes participating this year! I can't wait to get there and finally meet them!

I have not changed or modified my training that much. I follow a two on, one off; three on one off cycle. I have only added some extra strength training and kept working on those areas that need improvement (double unders......). One area that I have put more emphasis on is nutrition. I'm zoning on 11 blocks, with 3 times fat. My energy level is higher and I am able to recover more quickly from workouts.

Mentally I'm ready to compete. I'll be competing against some incredible women, but I'm going to the games prepared to give it my best. And, of course, have fun!

"...You don't have to be number 1 or be the best. Just do your best. If you aren't first, then make those people ahead of you break records by pushing them with your personal best."

10 Comments

Good luck Maggie! You will represent Crossfit Fairfax well :-)

-Josh

By Joshua McQueen on June 5, 2008 11:14 AM

Go get em' Maggie!

-Lois

By Lois Lyons on June 5, 2008 11:32 AM

Have at 'em Maggie! I know you'll kick a@@ and take names!

By Nick Soles on June 5, 2008 2:06 PM

Go Maggie!

By Shawn Seliber on June 5, 2008 3:33 PM

Nice numbers Maggie!!

By Anthony Bainbridge - CrossFit Fredericton on June 5, 2008 5:35 PM

Maggie, it was great meeting you in Pittsburgh. You were impressive then, and I can not wait to see you by game time...42 pull ups!

By Michael Pommerening on June 7, 2008 6:43 AM

Good luck Maggie. Show them how tough Fairfax women can be.


Maggie, you provide inspiration to your Crossfit Fairfax crew on a DAILY basis! We know you always give 100%. Whatever happens out there, you will always be our HERO!

By Anh-Chi on June 16, 2008 5:57 AM

I love that we're sending off our dynamic duo to kick butt and take names! I know I wouldn't be where I am without both of you!

By Charity on June 25, 2008 12:30 PM

Thanks everybody for your support!

By Maggie on June 25, 2008 6:10 PM