Hundreds ‘throw down’ at CrossFit competition in Georgia, USA
Over the two days of Decatur’s DMH CrossFit Enhance D-Town Throwdown, more than 280 CrossFit athletes on 48 teams came from far and wide over USA, to push themselves to the limit in a series of competitive strength and conditioning workouts.
With 400 spectators cheering them on, when they reached those limits, urged on by screaming teammates and thumping rock music, they kept going … only to find it still wasn’t enough.
“Well, my team is towards the bottom, but doing CrossFit gives you such a good feeling afterwards,” said a winded Mike Wayne.
The 41-year-old accountant from Charleston was representing CrossFit 217 that was competing in the Masters division for athletes 40 and older.
Athletes heaped heavy praise on the organizational standard of the competition, which they said was smooth and efficient. That was music to the ears of Darin Buttz, the Director of Health and Wellness for Decatur Memorial Hospital, whose CrossFit Enhance gym hosts the Throwdown, now in its fourth year and also attracts a variety of other corporate sponsorship.
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