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Athlete Profile: Samantha Briggs - European Regional

Euro footballer prepping for the Games.

Name: Samantha Briggs
Affiliate: Crossfit Central Manchester
Qualifier: UK and Ireland Sectional Female 1st Place
Regional: Europe

What is your athletic background?
I come from a footballing background retiring 2 years ago due to injury. Took up running and cycling to try and keep fit and now take part in amateur level triathlons. I found CrossFit last year and haven't looked back since.

What is your history with CrossFit?
I am just an athlete - started in May/June 2009

What is unique and/or interesting about you as an individual or athlete?
I have double jointed thumbs! That's pretty unique.

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7 comments on this entry

1. Simon wrote...

Go Sam!!!

2. Owen Satterley wrote...

Sam is a machine - she'll be in Aromas for sure!

3. Jordan Wallace wrote...

Most impressive athlete i have seen!

4. Jane Holgate wrote...

Hey Sam - you'll fly straight through to Aromas... I've got a double jointed thumb too .. do you think its lucky?!

5. Sarah Elisabeth Lindasdatter Troelsen Krarup wrote...

Good luck at the European Regionals to all.

We're bringing some athlete profiles of the athletes participating in the European Regionals on outr blog: http://fitasfu*

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We would love more athletes to answer the same questions.

Looking forward to seeing you all.

Ditte & Sarah, Denmark

6. Sean Murray wrote...

If the yanks thought Annie Thorisdottir was a machine last year...wait till they get a load of Sam. I've seen her smash the top boys in Manchester in workouts. very afraid ha ha!

7. Toad wrote...

Go samsam we love you xxxxxxxxxxx


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