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Interview with Junior Weightlifter Piper Gwyn

Interview Piper Gwen

Interview with Junior Weightlifter Piper Gwyn

A little firecracker with a lovely smile and back squat to make anyone jealous! Piper Gwen is a phenomenal Weightlifter and CrossFitter in her last year at Sacred Heart College in Lower Hutt. She trains out of Upper Hutt CrossFit under the support and guidance of Chris Gibbs.

Check out her interview here..

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An Interview with Masters Athlete Pauline Sciascia

Interview Pauline Sciascia

An Interview with Masters Athlete Pauline Sciascia

She hasn't gone outside the Top 5 in Australasia since her first open in 2013 and this year she hits the 60+ category. Pauline Sciascia is a name to remember because this year she's not only wanting to make her CrossFit Games debut but she's wanting gold. 

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Interview with Wellington based competitive CrossFitter Emma Wright

Emma Wright Interview

Interview with Wellington based competitive CrossFitter Emma Wright

 One of New Zealand's best female CrossFitters Emma Wright, based at CrossFit Thorndon will be one to watch in this years CrossFit Open.  This girl has talent and a drive to succeed, 2017 saw her take out Judgement Day, NZ Nationals, compete in numerous weightlifting meets and head to the Pacific Regionals with team CrossFit Thorndon. Ranked 3rd in New Zealand the 69kg weight class in Olympic weightlifting - this girl is rather unstoppable - did I also mention how lovely she is?! I was lucky enough to get Emma to do an interview for FxD, her responses below show her dedication...

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An Interview with 18 year old NZ CrossFit extraordinaire - Sam Hansen

Interview Sam Hansen

An Interview with 18 year old NZ CrossFit extraordinaire - Sam Hansen

Earlier this year I got to see Sam Hansen in action, at just 18 I watched her squat clean 90kgs! Later I found out that not only did she train with the awesome CrossFit Mana crew but she was from Foxton, where I spent my younger years growing up.  I went on to check her out on social media and boy does this girl know how to get work done, so much work, often just on her own in her garage - absolutely inspiring.  Sam also holds the NZ Junior Weightlifting Clean and Jerk (86kg) and total (151kg) records in the...

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An Interview with NZ CrossFit Teen Athlete - Renae Millar

Interview Renae Miller

An Interview with NZ CrossFit Teen Athlete - Renae Millar

At just 17 years old, Renae Miller has been CrossFitting for the last three years.  Not the average teenager, this girl fills her weeks with heavy lifting, muscle ups and handstand walking in an effort to again compete at the CrossFit Games. Renae competed in her first international CrossFit event, the Teen Gauntlet at age 14, an international competitive event for athletes, ages 12-18, featuring a combination of functional fitness workouts and skill tests.  Her next goal - getting to the CrossFit Games.  This girl is one to watch, with a big grin and clear determination we have no doubt she will continue...

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