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The new military athletes of competitive CrossFit

Department of Defense teacher Kristen Arnold, Air Force Staff Sgt. Sam Johnson and trainer Jamie Light discuss the training intensity of athletes who compete in the annual Crossfit Games, a growing sport based around the popular extreme exercise routine. Arnold and Johnson are part of team from the military community on Okinawa that won Asia regionals to compete in the 2013 games in California.

Ben Lunak does Crossfit Fight Gone Bad

Ben Lunak does Fight Gone Bad. Motivating video with a good message about supporting the Wounded Warrior Project.

A little about Ben: In 2005, Ben Lunak was with 3rd Battalion, 7th Marines, India Company in Iraq. On Feb. 25, he was sent to secure a damaged Humvee, and after leaving the wreck, his own transport hit an IED. Ben was catapulted off the road and sustained severe injuries.

He was transported to Camp Ramadi, where he was stabilized with a direct pour of blood from a comrade. After waking up, Ben was shocked to find that his severely damaged leg had not been amputated, and he made the decision to have it removed to speed his recovery.

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