Sports Ethics: Ford, W.
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Ethics related to the sport of CrossFit on a professional and amateur level.
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The Case of AJ Moore: What Really Went Wrong, And The Ethics of Fixing It

The Case of AJ Moore: What Really Went Wrong, And The Ethics of Fixing It | Sports Ethics: Ford, W. | Scoop.it
Even great systems can fail. When that happens, if we’re not committed to the purpose the system serves over the system itself, we can end up prisoners of our own creations. We become masters ensla...
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Josh Golden on His 13.2 Workout Being Rejected

Josh Golden on His 13.2 Workout Being Rejected | Sports Ethics: Ford, W. | Scoop.it
This week The Rx Review caught up with Josh Golden, to find out his thoughts on his 13.2 workout, what the backlash has been like so far, and whether or not he can see a future for himself in CrossFit.
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Josh Golden's first place video for CrossFit Games Open workout 13.2 is rejected

Josh Golden's first place video for CrossFit Games Open workout 13.2 is rejected | Sports Ethics: Ford, W. | Scoop.it
If it wasn't made clear by the demonstrations when each workout is announced, in the 2013 CrossFit Games Open, standards matter.
CrossFit HQ just made that rule
Whitney Ford's insight:

The athlete is at fault, but so is the affiliate that allowed him to complete the entire workout without acknowledging his failure to fully extend the hips. CrossFit HQ's high standards create a fair atmosphere where all athletes can compete equally.

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It’s CrossFit and It’s Going to Hurt

It’s CrossFit and It’s Going to Hurt | Sports Ethics: Ford, W. | Scoop.it
My client Amy taught me what I should have told everyone at my gym from the start.
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Shelter From the Storm by Various

Shelter From the Storm by Various | Sports Ethics: Ford, W. | Scoop.it
In July 2012, Stockton, Calif., became the largest U.S. city to file for federal bankruptcy protection under Chapter 9. The same year, it ranked 10th on a list of most dangerous cities in the country, and it was ranked second in the state.
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CrossFit Cheaters Anonymous

CrossFit Cheaters Anonymous | Sports Ethics: Ford, W. | Scoop.it
There are really only 2 types of CrossFit athletes when it comes to integrity, those who have it and those who don’t.
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Do you “no rep” Yourself?

Do you “no rep” Yourself? | Sports Ethics: Ford, W. | Scoop.it
Do you “no rep” Yourself? by Ryan Snider It’s a valid question, right? Do you “no rep” yourself in training? The answer should always be yes. I do, at least when I know I did not hit the standard that I preach and that I hold everyone at WCSC to.
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