I do the CrossFit Open because...

At our 16.1 Open Event on Saturday, February 27th, we asked some of our Ten Twenty Athletes why they do the CrossFit Open and here are their amazing answers.

"I do the CrossFit Open because I like to feel the pain." - Stuart S.

"I do the CrossFit Open because I am a part of a team and a family who is continually getting stronger.  We don't give up on each other." - Alaina D.

"I do the CrossFit Open because I want to be a badass like the girls who do CrossFit at Ten Twenty." - Brandi W.

"I do the CrossFit Open because it makes me better than yesterday and Emily is there." - Jenna P.

"I do the CrossFit Open because it brings our CrossFit family together and we motivate each other." - Mel W.

"I do the CrossFit Open because of the unity it brings." - Omar O.

"I do the CrossFit Open because my roommates a jerk (Stuart)." - Eli A.

"I do the CrossFit Open because I enjoy comparing myself to every one else in the world." - Kyle M.

"I do the CrossFit Open because I will beat Froning." -Brendan M.

"I do the CrossFit Open because I want to track my progress and to push pass my limit to show no matter what circumstances I'm in, there is no excuse to take the easy road." - Kyle C.

"I do the CrossFit Open because I want to track my progress from last year, and it is a great experience for getting used to a competitive setting!" - Kyle S.

"I do the CrossFit Open because Coach Dana told me to."  -Abby S.

"I do the CrossFit Open because this is my first open." - Jon C.

"I do the CrossFit Open because I want to be the best Mom possible." - Laura M.

"I do the CrossFit Open to compete and it is fun." - Andrew C.

"I do the CrossFit Open because to push my mental and physical capacity and to laugh and have a blast with all my friends." - Dana B.

"I do the CrossFit Open because let's be honest, what else would I be doing?" -Keaton K.

"I do the CrossFit Open because it pushes me to do better and every one is doing it." - Shelby C.

"I do the CrossFit Open because my sister made me." - Daniel B.

"I do the CrossFit Open because it is there!" - Dennis A.

"I do the CrossFit Open because it is fun to see how I compare to an actual games athlete and the people in the area and then laugh at myself when scores come in." - Lyndy K.

"I do the CrossFit Open because I love to compete and push myself harder than I ever thought I could." - Chris H.

"I do the CrossFit Open because all my friends are doing it." - Christie H.

"I do the CrossFit Open because I want to see how I progress every year and so I can eat more PIZZA." - Emily H.

Thanks for reading and Good Luck to all in the remainder of the CrossFit Open.  

-The Ten Twenty Coaching Staff