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Eurosport’s “The Box” Episodes 5 and 6

Eurosports, “The Box” episodes 5 and 6 have finally been uploaded and posted to YouTube. For your simple viewing pleasure we embedded both episodes below.

Be sure to check out Episode 6, as Formula 1 driver, Lewis Hamilton and the 2010 Moto GP World Champion, Jorge Lorenzo not only make guest appearances but battle each other during a promotional WOD.

The Box – Eurosport – Episode #5 – Sweden & Russia

This week The Box will travel to Stockholm in Sweden where Rickard Walen the Head Coach has set up a CrossFit Box directly in the city center. We’ll meet one member, Thomas Mellgren, 34, who discovered CrossFit 2 years ago after quitting his office job to open a flower shop with his wife which is only few meters from the Box where he CrossFits.

We will also hear the story Karl Dyall, a of professional dancer, whose carreer was saved by CrossFit after he had suffered from a serious hip and leg injury in 2005.

After Sweden, The Box will stop in Moscow, Russia. The Russian Head Coach, Eugeny Bodachev, will demonstrate his “Russian special”: a WOD organized outside, in the middle of a park in the city center.

We will meet one member Julia Sedova, 25. After starting CrossFit 1 year ago she has fallen in love with the Sport of Fitness so much and decided to quit her day job as a financial planner to become a fulltime CrossFit coach and is in the process of setting up a new Box in Moscow, which should open in June.

The Box – Eurosport – Episode #6 – WOD Special, Hamilton vs. Lorenzo + UK On Ramp

This week, two of the world’s most high profile motorsports personalities come together in Barcelona for a special CrossFit throw down to see who is the fittest … 2008 Formula 1 World Champion Lewis Hamilton and 2010 Moto GP World Champion Jorge Lorenzo come together for The Box sharing their experience of CrossFit and demonstrating the challenges of a WOD (workout of the day).

Both are CrossFit addicts so do not miss this episode to find out who is the best! The Box will also return to the UK, where Carl Dickson head coach of The Box in Manchester, will introduce and teach the correct way to practice the 9 fundamental movements that will make up the final WOD for the competitors of the inaugural Reebok CrossFit Fitness Championship UK, which will be held in Birmingham on Saturday, 2 June, 2012.

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