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Whitney Welsch - Firebreather Athlete

Whitney Welsch - Firebreather Athlete   _______________ Name: Whitney Welsch CrossFit Affiliate: RedBlack CrossFit  CrossFit Competitions:  2008 Fittest Games - 3rd 2009 Southwest Regionals - 8th 2010 Games 21st 2011 Fittest Games - 4th 2011 CrossFit Open, South Central Region 2nd, 16th World Wide 2011 Just Go Women's Challenge - 1st 2011 South Central Regional - 4th  Favorite Quotes: “All that is important is this one moment in movement. Make the moment important, vital, and worth living. Do not let it slip away unnoticed and unused." - Martha Graham “Practice means to perform, over and over again in the face of all obstacles, some act of vision, of faith, of desire. Practice is a means of inviting the perfection desired.”...

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Kelsey Nagel - Firebreather Athlete

Kelsey Nagel - 165lb. Thruster to Win WOD #2 at Northwest Regional   Name: Kelsey Nagel Age: 25 Affiliate: Lynnwood CrossFit CrossFit Competition Experience: 2010 Washington State Sectionals (19th), 2010 NW Regionals (12th), 2011 NW Regionals (TBD!) Athletic Background: I grew up playing soccer in Edmonds, Washington, and eventually earned an athletic scholarship to The University of the Pacific (Stockton, CA). I played and started all 4 years and was named team captain my Junior and Senior years. I wanted to continue to play after college but after a few months of training with the Seattle Sounders Women's team an injury to my hip took me out of the sport and into surgery. From youth soccer to middle school volleyball...

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Noah Pester - Firebreather Athlete

Noah Pester - Firebreather Athlete    Name: Noah Pester Age: 29 Affiliate: CrossFit marysville CrossFit Competition Experience: 19th at the Washington sectionals 2010 47th at the NW regionals 2010 1st at the Bellevue Throwdown 2011 2nd at the Marysville Throwdown 2011. 4th at the Reebok CrossFit Open Northwest 2011 Athletic Background: I played football since I was 10, played two years of semi-pro in Arizona 2002-2004. CrossFit for 3 years, competitive at everything I've done my whole life!   Community Involvement: I work as a firefighter/paramedic in the city I live in, Marysville which allows me to spend a lot of time between work and the gym interacting with the citizens of Marysville, and I love every minute of it. We have...

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