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Gym Owners of OCCF, Kenny Leverich and Kyle Kell, have been long time friends from their high school skating days.  Leverich started CrossFit to rehab his LCL injury, while Kell was fresh out of the...

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The Origins of CrossFit Irvine started in the garage of owner Robert Van Der Heyden in 2008. Missing the team atmosphere he experienced in college sports, he was set on his dream of opening a...

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Box Spotlight: CrossFit Brit – Irvine, CA

October 13, 2015 | 0 Comments

CrossFit Brit opened its doors in 2012 in the sunny city of Irvine, CA. WODshop interviews owner and head coach, Sham Cortazzi to find out more about his gym and members. Sham came a long ways from London to...

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The Future of CrossFit

August 6, 2015 | 0 Comments

It’s a great year to be a teenager in the CrossFit community! Not only was there a separate division specifically for teens in this year’s open, but the top 40 out of 3,400 teens were...

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A bronze medalist for the 2014 American Open, a qualifier for the 2015 CrossFit California Regional, and now a member of the NPGL Miami Surge. This inspiring athlete has worked very hard for what she...

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Interview with Macy Mitchell of CrossFit Republic

September 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

I heard about Macy Mitchell when I was watching the CrossFit Open update show. His story is somewhat different, as he smashed all the open WODs and placed 27th worldwide among 200,000+ competitors, but opted not to...

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I met Joe when he visited our local box during his short trip in the Philippines earlier this year. The CrossFit Open was about to start and since it was my first time doing the open, I wanted to...

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