CrossFit-Sportsmanship at its finest – The Columbus Dispatch

CrossFit-Sportsmanship at its finest – The Columbus Dispatch

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By: Diana Holbrook

If you’re into CrossFit and have attended live events, you probably already know this. But as a newbie spectator at the CrossFit Central East Regionals on Sunday, I’d never witnessed such a thing. I’m not talking about the fitness level of the competitors, though that was jaw-dropping. I expected that. I did not expect such a display of sportsmanship.

In what other sport or competition do fellow competitors cheer each other on? Are there any other arenas where the crowd gets so loud in its applause for the last-place participant? I’m going to go with “none” and “no”…

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