This is always one of the funnest posts of the year!  The votes are in and it’s time for the SMCF Academy Awards announcements!

First up, we have the winners of our “Best Motion Picture:”  And the Academy Awards go to:

Male:  Mr. Daniel Moody for his 1RM Front Squat, dog!

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Female:  Miss Claire Leinhauser putting her parents’ college dollars to work during chem class!

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Family:  The Hollie’s received quite the media attention when they “took to the roof!”

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Thank you to ALL of our members who sent us awesome pictures over the past week.  They were QUITE entertaining!  Our winners have earned their choice of SMCF swag.

Next up, we have the awards for “Best Supporting CrossFitter.”  Over the past week, your peers decided which members they felt truly deserved this honor.  Our nominees are motivating to others, they inspire members to continue working hard, they are continuously positive and supportive, and in general they epitomize all that South Mountain CrossFit and the CrossFit community represent.

Female nominations include:  Sarah Zigman, Courtney Benedict, Michelle “Jag” Rader, Kim Hess, Jo-Jo Mulligan, Trish Calosurdo, and Ally Hennessey.  Congrats to ALL of our nominees!

And the OSCAR for Best Supporting Female CrossFitter goes to…….Michelle “Jag” Rader!!

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Male nominations include:  Jose Suarez, Alex Weldon, Matt Kayes, Mike Makhoul, Justin Houck, Eric Covell, Tyrone Hollie, Eric Schatzenbeers, Chris Contino, Fox, Ross Hoffman, and Miguel Cochran.  Congrats to ALL of out nominees!

And the OSCAR for Best Supporting Male CrossFitter goes to……..Matt Kayes!!

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Matt and Jag have earned a free month membership to SMCF!

Here are some words and phrases that described ALL of our nominees:

“…supports all the athletes whether they are at a competition or in classes.”

“…is the mayor.  They know EVERYONE!”

“…encourages all of us and keeps us laughing….makes working out fun!”

“…never arrogant; always helping others.”

“…is always motivating me to get better and to be better.”

“….is SUPER SEXY!”

“Dedication.  Attitude.  Improvement.”

“…never fails to cheer on someone who is struggling.”

Congratulations to all of our nominees and winners.  We are reminded every day how incredible you all are.  Your struggles, your stories, your experiences, everything you do can and does inspire those around you.  Continue to STAND TALL & Proud SMCF!!

Strength: 

15 mins. to find a new 1 rep heavy front squat

Conditioning:  “Gorilla Glue” last completed on 3/5/2013

5 min AMRAP

5 power cleans   135/95

10 T2B

15 wallballs  20/14

2 min rest

4 min AMRAP

5 front squats   135/95

10 pull-ups

2 min rest

4 min AMRAP

5 power cleans   135/95

10 T2B

15 wallballs  20/14

2 min rest

3 min AMRAP

5 front squats   135/95

10 pull-ups