July 27, 2010

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Rainier CrossFit (WA) celebrated its sixth anniversary with a new wall and some creative ways to use it . . .

"The Big Picture" by Bob Guere of CrossFit California City (CA).

"What Do You Lack? Probably Vitamin D" from the New York Times.

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Posted by Lisbeth at July 27, 2010 12:05 AM

The custom widget is cool, but I need Curtis or Rogue (I'm not picky) to build me a custom made wall for our affiliate...

Comment #1 - Posted by: Tom at July 26, 2010 11:55 PM

Great use of the new wall. But looking at the enlarged pic, I would NEVER want to walk past that thing too close! Check out the steel threaded rod sticking out of it on the left side!!! OUCH!!

Comment #2 - Posted by: JP at July 27, 2010 6:20 AM

We are working on a kit so you can pick up the lumber and build your wall. I am on it!

Comment #3 - Posted by: Bill Henniger at July 27, 2010 7:57 AM

Peshaw Tom!!! Like Kurtis has the time to build a wall. You need LAURIE to build it. I just made Kurtis drill the pilot holes for the bolts because I suck at pilot holes. (oh, and he had to move it - strongman in action - it weighs a TON, even in 3 peices.)

JP - The lake isn't it's fianl home, we need to take it apart one more time then we'll cut those nasty lengths off. We warned everyone about them beforehand so no one got near them, while climbing or throwing.

Thanks Lis!


Comment #4 - Posted by: Laurie at July 27, 2010 8:15 AM

And here I thought Laurie was just more bad*** than most. "You want to climb the wall? Yeah? Well try getting over these bolts! Now take off your shoes! I've sprinkled some broken glass on the other side. Let's see how bad you are now!" (** Waves fist and utters warrior cry.)

Comment #5 - Posted by: Lisbeth at July 27, 2010 8:18 AM

Happy 6th birthday to Rainier CrossFit!

Comment #6 - Posted by: Frank DiMeo at July 27, 2010 7:21 PM

Ummm Lisbeth you do realize you just gave Laurie and Kurtis a new idea for using the wall in a WOD right? Broken glass burpee wall climbs!

Comment #7 - Posted by: Tom at July 28, 2010 12:57 AM

Ooooh, Tom! Good idea! I'll use that for the next kids class :)

Thanks Frank, It's been quite a ride!

Comment #8 - Posted by: Laurie at July 28, 2010 12:02 PM
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