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Christopher Snipes
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This video is far more disturbing than any run of the mill anti-gun message.

This is a message to dis-empower parents.  The video shows a kid that doesn't trust his mom, because he doesn't feel safe and the only safe option is to steal a gun and take that stolen firearm to school.  Also, there's no dad in the video.  I doubt that's a coincidence.

Kids are learning common core principles that will make them viable widget makers.  School is no longer about learning in a dynamic environment that fosters intellectual debate and creative thinking.  Kids...go to school and learn your fact families.  Don't trust your mom...your dad is non-existent.
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Made me jump when he pulled it out of his bag. This is so scary! I can't stand the idea that children have to deal with this in their innocent lives. 
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A few photos of my wife.  She's 10 days from her due date with our 5th child.
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+Christopher Snipes this is so cool. Thanks for sharing. It's great to see women challenging the traditional approach to pregnancy and showing what's possible.
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Working on jerk technique with my new Nike Romaleos 2. Any feedback or critiques welcome. 
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when you are dipping before the drive try to keep the bar/weight as close to midline as possible.  looks like weight is a little forward toward the toes during this movement.
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"Why the surge in popularity? Thank CrossFit — and nearly everybody selling indoor rowing does."

I love CrossFit WODs that have rowing, but I'd find it hard focusing on a workout/fitness regimen that only had rowing with no other movements.

Still it's an interesting article that shows that CrossFit is impacting the entire fitness/gym scene.
The rowing machine, plucked from the recesses of the gym, is suddenly a crowd favorite, even to those who have never picked up an oar.
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Jared

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U.S. Army Master Sergeant Jared N. Van Aalst, 34, of Laconia, New Hampshire, assigned to the U.S. Army Special Operations Command, based in Fort Bragg, North Carolina, died August 4, 2010, in Kunduz province, Afghanistan, of wounds suffered while his unit was conducting combat operations. He is survived by his wife, Katie Van Aalst, his daughters Kaylie and Ava, and a posthumous son, Hugh Jared.
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Reálky good work out...its time come tommorow...thanks
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My wife with 85# during the 21-15-9 ground to overhead and chest to bar pull-ups.
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Another year complete for the #CrossFitGames2014 .  That means it's time for me to rant a little.  Not about the competition or the athletes, but CrossFit HQ.

So this year they fully jumped on the sponsorship from Reebok and forced all the athletes to wear Reebok gear.  They also broadcast most of the finals on ESPN which meant that the cord cutters were left out on the web/mobile devices unless you had a cable provider account.

They also continue to use "volunteers" to move tons and tons of weights and apparatuses and judge the competitors.

As I see it, CrossFit either needs to embrace its bid for "professional" status corporatism/sponsorship and pay its "volunteers" or they need to continue to support the grass roots community of CrossFit by making the Games accessible to as many people as possible through mobile apps, YouTube, etc.

Am I crazy or does anyone else think it's time for CrossFit to get fish or cut bait?
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The judges are not volunteers, they are seminar coaches. I recognized quite a few of them from classes I've attended.

The volunteers who move the weights between events and such should get some compensation but I'm sure they're just excited to be there and help. CrossFit makes enough money though they can pay them.

Reebok is the sponsor of the games it's in their interests to have athletes wear Reebok. Any business would do that.

ESPN coverage was great, also should have kept YouTube on. 
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Well done!
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I like it
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2 of my 4 completed reps in 14.2.

I will redo this WOD tomorrow.  Perhaps I can get to the C2B pull-ups.
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Mobility is tough at first, you will get it. Show them armpits
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Southwest Georgia will survive the winter weather. #ColumbusGA #FortBenning
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A fun WOD/hike in the mountains of western North Carolina with my wife. We discovered a new trail to the put in on the west fork of the Tuckaseegee River. It was only .6 miles, one way, but there was nearly 800' of elevation gain. 
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Beautiful pics +Christopher Snipes ! Looks like it was a blast.
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A few photos of my wife from the #RumblebytheRiver in #ColumbusGA. 
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Occupation
Soldier US Army
Employment
  • US Army
    Soldier US Army, 2007 - present
  • The Children's Home, Inc
    Social Worker, 2000 - 2007
  • Smoky Mountain Center
    Mental Health Counselor, 1999 - 2000
  • Color Wheel Paints and Coatings
    Paint Sales, 1993 - 1997
  • Venture Out
    Outdoor Gear and Clothing Sales, 1997 - 1999
  • Camp Merrie-Woode
    Rock Climbing Instructor, 1999 - 1999
Basic Information
Gender
Male
Story
Tagline
CrossFit junkie, Ultra/Marathon maniac, Love spending time with my family.
Introduction
I'm a Husband to a beautiful wife, Father to 4 wonderful children, Soldier in the US Army, CrossFitter, Ultra Runner and Marathoner, Cyclist, Climber, Backpacker.

I love technology, photography, reading, and watching movies.  I love anything that moves my body.

I'm the father of www.twitter.com/xaviersjourney who can be found at www.xaviersjourney.org.  He is my special child that brings me more love and challenges than any other person.
Bragging rights
I'm an ultra runner...because 26.2 miles is just a warm up.
Education
  • University of Great Falls
    present
  • Western Carolina University
  • Southwestern Community College
  • Penn State University