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    Get War Ready for the Open

    The 2017 Open is on it’s way.  Whether you like it or not, come the end of February we’ll be immersed in thrusters, chest to bar pullups and burpees. Over at Fitness Pain Free we’ve been preparing for this all year.  Months of olympic lifting, gymnastics skill work and...
  • Dan Pope’s 3rd Annual Off the Grid Open Challenge 2012 Write-Up

    It was a bitter cold Fall morning on November 17th 2012.  I had signed up for the 2012 3rd annual off the grid open challenge at Off the Grid Crossfit in Williamstown NJ. I wake up pumped for the day.  This is my first crossfit competition since the open...
  • Battle of the Badass 2011

    Well hello there fine men and women of the internet. I’ve got some time on my hands, school doesn’t start until Tuesday and Rob demanded I make a long write up so here goes. Grab your butts. Just got back from an excellent competition, Battle of the Baddass hosted...
  • Hudson valley Strongman comp.

    Alright, I just woke up from a two hour nap and feel like I’m on another planet right now. Okie dokie, yesterday was the Hudson Valley show put on by Mr. Steve Engels. He always puts on an excellent show, this one was no exception. I show up around...