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CrossFit Gear and CrossFit Games – Greg Soneff

BASICS

Name: Greg Soneff

Affiliate: CrossFit Paideia Gym, Denmark

Age: 31

What Sectional did you participate in: North Europe

What was your placement: 12th

LIFTING

Shoes: Do-win Olympic Lifting Shoes

Deadlift: 195kg

Back squat: 135kg

Front squat: 120kg

Overhead squat: don’t know

Clean & jerk: 105kg

Snatch: 78kg

Shoulder press: 70kg-ish

Bench press: 105kg

Do you think the European CrossFit Regionals will contain a heavy event?
I sure hope so

Which lift(s) would you prefer to see at such an event?
1RM squat snatch

Do you follow any special lifting program?
I do whatever my coach tells me

ENDURANCE

Shoes: Normal running shoes or FiveFingers

5 km run: around 19 mins

500 m row: 1:29

How many times/week does your training include running and/or rowing?
It depends but at least 2-3 times per week

Do you hope to see a lot of endurance work at the Regionals?
I would prefer there wasn’t a long endurance event (5k run, 5k row, etc) but this is CrossFit, so one never knows…

WORKOUTS

Shoes: FiveFingers or running shoes

Max reps pull-ups: 45

Max reps muscle-ups: 8 (kipping)

Your favorite benchmark workouts (and PR’s):

Fran: 3:20

Helen: 7:36

Cindy: 26 rounds

What has been your main focus in your training since the Regionals?
Staying healthy – I have tried to dial in my diet/sleep/mobility over the past few weeks. My training has been punishing my weaknesses (T2B, ring dips, HSPU, oly lifting)

How do you think your chances of going to the CrossFit Games 2010 are?
Slim – but if I am healthy and mentally prepared then anything is possible

Greg will be participating in the FIT AS FU*K CrossFit Challenge 25. September 2010 in Denmark.


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CrossFit Gear and CrossFit Games – Samantha Briggs

BASICS

Name: Samantha Briggs

Affiliate: Crossfit Central Manchester

Age: 28

What Sectional did you participate in: UK & Ireland

What was your placement: 1st

LIFTING

Shoes: Adidas Iron Works III lifting shoes

Deadlift: top secret

Back squat: not as heavy as I would like

Front squat: improving

Overhead squat: shaky

Clean & jerk: reasonable

Snatch: technique work

Shoulder press: a small child

Bench press: my body weight

Do you think the European CrossFit Regionals will contain a heavy event? I think a heavy event will be inevitable

Which lift(s) would you prefer to see at such an event? I’m hoping the adrenaline on the day will see me getting a PB in any lift they throw at me

Do you follow any special lifting program? working at trying to improve my squatting at the moment

ENDURANCE

Shoes: Adidas zero ace

5 km run: 18 mins

400 m run: 1.30 mins

500 m row: 1.47 mins

How many times/week does your training include running and/or rowing? 6-7 days a week

Do you hope to see a lot of endurance work at the Regionals? I hope there will be a good mix of workouts

WORKOUTS

Shoes: Adidas zero ace

Max reps pull-ups: 42

Max reps muscle-ups: 7

Your favorite benchmark workouts (and PR’s): I enjoy all the W.O.Ds

What has been your main focus in your training since the Regionals? I’ve gone for the rest idea – just got back from two weeks in Thailand where I found it far too hot to train

How do you think your chances of going to the CrossFit Games 2010 are? It all comes down to the two days but I will certainly give it my all!