Moment of Awesomeness: 1/19/11

Posted: January 19, 2011 in CrossFit, Media
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My friend Tom Nugent at SnoRidge CrossFit does it again! Where do you find these amazing links?

The incredible story featured in the video below is about Zach Krych, an Olympic Weight Lifter who suffered an injury with 160kg (or 352 POUNDS) on the bar during a training session. It goes over the initial diagnosis (not ever being able to lift more than 100lbs overhead), the recovery process and then… well let’s just say the ending is pretty uplifting.

It’s an awesome story and an awesome video!

  1. […] We get so excited, so nervous, so focused on lifting the weight/doing the squat/snatching the bar, that it’s not uncommon for a person to forget to actually let go of the bar if they are about to miss a rep! Even when you ARE trained properly (National Champion, properly…), it can be hard to get out of the way of the weight, sometimes. Check out this post I did a few months ago sharing the amazing story of Zach Krych! […]

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