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Forum: Competitions 03-07-2017, 10:59 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 149,469
Posted By Will Thorsen
Re: 2017 CrossFit Open, Regionals and Games Thread

At 6'2"/225, 17.2 was without a doubt much easier...of course, i only got 3 bar muscleups, so there's that.

I've already started seeing memes revolving around how Castro could possibly incorporate 3...
Forum: Competitions 02-26-2017, 12:49 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 149,469
Posted By Will Thorsen
Re: 2017 CrossFit Open, Regionals and Games Thread

Whoever the box owner is at that affiliate should be the one the validates the score, but it wouldn't hurt to give that owner a heads up that you judged athlete so and so. That athlete will still...
Forum: Competitions 02-25-2017, 10:52 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 149,469
Posted By Will Thorsen
Re: 2017 CrossFit Open, Regionals and Games Thread

ugh, that was unpleasant. i got 11 snatches into the 50 and then got capped. i did manage to bang both shins, so there's that. one and done for sure on this one. good luck everyone!
Forum: Competitions 02-24-2017, 04:49 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 149,469
Posted By Will Thorsen
Re: 2017 CrossFit Open, Regionals and Games Thread

so it begins...

i'm a mediocre crossfitter at best, but i'm going to give it a shot this morning. I'll let you all know how it goes. here's hoping to finish everything under the time cap!
Forum: Competitions 02-17-2017, 02:25 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 149,469
Posted By Will Thorsen
Re: 2017 CrossFit Open, Regionals and Games Thread

I think some of the big time athletes are being more selective on what they do outside of their normal course of training, whether it's open announcements or the demise of the East Coast Comp. So...
Forum: Competitions 02-11-2017, 06:43 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 149,469
Posted By Will Thorsen
Re: 2017 CrossFit Open, Regionals and Games Thread

I'd love to see the 17 min burpee/snatch combo come back. one of my favorite over the last four years.
Forum: Equipment 01-12-2017, 03:59 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 24,267
Posted By Will Thorsen
Re: Anyone using "Beyond the white board"

I've been using BTWB for over 6 years now, and I think it's great. There's many free tracks, but you can also request to join any of the gyms listed, many of those are free as well. Our box,...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2015, 05:58 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 23,697
Posted By Will Thorsen
Re: AF/Klokov stuff

Part 2 -

Below are pictures of the end of the barbell. I know that the dings and scratches will likely have no impact on the function of the barbell, but there are definitely signs that the barbell...
Forum: Equipment 01-07-2015, 05:50 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 23,697
Posted By Will Thorsen
Re: AF/Klokov stuff

Disclaimer - I haven't actually used the barbell yet, but here are my initial impressions.

I have to say, I was pretty disappointed by the packaging. I've order bars from both Rogue and MDUSA, and...
Forum: Equipment 12-25-2014, 03:28 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 23,697
Posted By Will Thorsen
Re: AF/Klokov stuff

I ordered one of the Klokov bars over thanksgiving (just bar, no plates) and i know they are not supposed to be here before Christmas. however, i was wondering if any of you have had any updates from...
Forum: Equipment 08-22-2014, 10:13 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 20,647
Posted By Will Thorsen
Re: Can't decide on a bar...

I have a Rogue 28mm training/bushing bar, and I think it's great. I sold my 1.0 Rogue bar to upgrade, and I also have a Pendlay bushing bar. Personally, the Rogue bar has a more aggressive knurl than...
Forum: Equipment 07-27-2014, 02:00 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,408
Posted By Will Thorsen
Re: Reebok CF Performance Tri-blend SS top fit question.

I wear the same size in the reebok shirts as I do for American Apparel/Next Level. That being said, reebok's customer service and return department is a nightmare, so if you order multiple sizes you...
Forum: Equipment 07-03-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 5,093
Posted By Will Thorsen
Re: Equipment news---Rogue Oly bushing bars, Again Faster games sale, Muscledriver USA..

Fringe site says "Proprietary bushing collar design for a buttery smooth spin"

http://www.fringesport.com/collections/barbells/products/vaughn-bar-20kg-olympic-barbell wfs
Forum: Equipment 05-25-2014, 02:11 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,622
Posted By Will Thorsen
Used Reebok Lifter Plus size 10.5 for $75 shipped

I wore these for about three month (3-4 times a week), but they hurt my feet because they are just too narrow. They have never been u-formed, and they are still in great shape.
Forum: Competitions 03-21-2014, 08:07 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 11,784
Posted By Will Thorsen
Re: 14.4 letdown!!!

If this were 2011, I would definitely agree that adding the rower would have been quite exclusive, but I think rowers are a lot more prevalent now than they were 3 years ago.

Additionally, I think...
Forum: Equipment 03-13-2014, 04:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,322
Posted By Will Thorsen
Re: Best countdown timer app

+1 for mywod. i sold my $150 clock and bought the app. i decided i'd rather lift the money i put in my garage gym than stare at it hanging on the wall:)
Forum: Equipment 03-11-2014, 08:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 9,569
Posted By Will Thorsen
Forum: Equipment 02-27-2014, 02:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,833
Posted By Will Thorsen
Re: Painting black bumpers to colour code

i used colored electrical tape on my black rogue/pendlay/again faster competition/training plates, as well as rogue hg plates, and the tape has held up pretty well in my garage gym.

i used the...
Forum: Equipment 02-22-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 106,752
Posted By Will Thorsen
Re: My garage gym!!!!

What brand of indy stands are those?
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,217
Posted By Will Thorsen
Re: Moveable squat racks

i had a y-1 yoke, and sold it to replace with an s-1 because the crossbar was always in the way for squatting. also, while it was mobile, it wasn't nearly as easy as the s-1 with wheels. plus, the...
Forum: Equipment 02-15-2014, 04:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 5,217
Posted By Will Thorsen
Re: Moveable squat racks

i have 2 of the s-1's with wheels in my garage and i think they are great. the wheels make a big difference, and while i can still pick it up and just move it around if necessary, my wife can't, so...
Forum: Equipment 02-08-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,541
Posted By Will Thorsen
Re: Rogue Prototype Metal Jerk Blocks

Are the wood blocks sealed in anyway? I'm working out in my garage in columbia, south carolina, and during the summer humidity is our chief natural resources, so i don't want to spend money on wooden...
Forum: Equipment 02-07-2014, 07:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,541
Posted By Will Thorsen
Re: Rogue Prototype Metal Jerk Blocks

Do you guys have an anticipated release date yet?
Forum: Equipment 02-03-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,838
Posted By Will Thorsen
Re: Color marking black Muscle Driver bumpers?

i've got some of their training bumpers and i used colored electrical tape in my garage. You can stretch the tape some so that not only does it stick, it sticks taught to the bumpers. I've used it...
Forum: Equipment 01-31-2014, 02:57 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,650
Posted By Will Thorsen
Re: Space Saver Squat Racks

i emailed them several times when the phantom first came out and never got any response from them. i got frustrated with their lack of communication and ordered an s-1 and p-3 from rogue instead.
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