CrossFit Open Wrap Up and What’s Next?

02 April 2015


I just wanted to start with that. The one thing I LOVE about the open is it brings everyone together to push themselves just that little bit harder than you would in a regular class. Each and every one of you stepped up at one point or another and blew away your coaches, and your fellow RAthletes, and hopefully yourselves! As a coach it was an honour to watch everyone push themselves, and support eachother throughout the entire 5 weeks, I have no words for how much each and every one of you inspire me to better myself, and I hope you do for eachother too! If you have any feedback or you want to tell us about someone or something that really impressed or blew you away during the open we’d love to hear it! You can e-mail me directly: thor @ raincityathletics.ca

Final Standings: http://raincityathletics.ca/leaderboard

Lot’s coming up for RAthletes!

First up, as you’ve noticed Raincity has been converted into a ‘sports bar’ with all the TV’s/screens (just kidding).

These are all here to help YOU! Start recording ALL of your scores in zen planner! You can use the faceboard (click on your face – record workout) or your mobile app (best way), but PLEASE start recording all your daily results! This will help you as an athlete, as well as help our coaches as then we will be able to see a record of all your previous lifts & numbers. A full FAQ on how-to do all these things will come soon, but you should be able to figure most of it out 🙂  checkout the daily leaderboard here: raincityathletics.ca/wod 

Also please note, if you ever have ANY issues logging in, checking in, registering, un-registering, etc. and a coach is unable to fix it for you on the spot (if there’s only one coach running the class etc.) please ALWAYS make sure you e-mail INFO @ RAINCITYATHLETICS.CA immediately. This will ensure you’re able to register for classes in the future as well as help you avoid incurring any unnecessary late or ‘no-show’ fees.

Important Events

Make sure you checkout the events page: www.raincityathletics.ca/events
Here are some of the important ones…

The CAL Spring Social aka End of the Open Party aka Coach Mikes Birthday – Friday April 3rd

This Friday night we’re getting together for dinner, drinks, and dancing at the Pint! Grab your tickets online in advance to save!

Details: http://raincityathletics.ca/events/cal-spring-social-at-the-pint/

Raincity Throwdown and 604 Team Battle Qualifier – Friday April 10th

Friday April 10th we will host a little in house throwdown to help us determine the 3rd male and female on our 604 Van City Throdown team (click for more details on that)!

Details: http://raincityathletics.ca/events/raincity-throwdown-604-team-battle-qualifier/

Brenna Innes Memorial Soccer Tournement – Saturday May 9th

If you’re a soccer star and interested in supporting a good cause, take a look and make sure you register & show you’re committed! Thor will be doing some fundraisers to handle the donations side of things all you have to do is show up and play!

We were only able to register 1 team so we’ll focus on those that are good soccer players, but the more that want to come out / support / drink the better!

Details: http://raincityathletics.ca/events/brenna-innes-memorial-soccer-tournement/

Author: Simon 'Thor' Damborg

Simon is the Head Coach and Owner of Raincity Athletics. “Discovering a new level of health has changed my life, not only in how I look feel and perform, but how I feel about myself both inside and out. I want to help as many people as I can discover their ‘athlete within’ no matter what level that may be, which is why I love our slogan: Find Your Fit. Our bodies are nicer than any car, house, or pet we’ll ever own, and yet we constantly abuse them like we can buy another one if it breaks. I strongly believe if we can maximize our physical health and performance it will have a positive affect on our lives in more ways than anyone can imagine.”

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Office: 778 383 9316
info @ raincityathletics.ca
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Photos by Julieth Fajardo