Aug 28th, 2013

Moxie Madness THIS WEEKEND!


Come out and support Tracy and our other awesome athletes this weekend! Come on out and support the teams we are sending to Moxie Madness THIS Saturday 8/31 and Sunday 9/1.  A short drive to San Jose’s Spartan Stadium will get you to a great event, complete with all things CrossFit, vendors, food and plenty […]

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Aug 23rd, 2013

(Re)Introducing Coach Jonathan!


Who is this guy you’ve been seeing around the gym shadowing our coaches and helping out with On-Ramps?  No, he is not related to Mike, despite the shared good looks. Jonathan was a CFO’er back in the early days, but we lost him to the call of the LA music scene.  Jonathan was a respected […]

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Aug 12th, 2013

Femme Fit Recap via Coach Arnold…

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To all the women of Femme Fit 2013, you know we are so very proud of you at CFO.  Coach Arnold was instrumental in the training of not only the women of CFO, but also other badass women athletes  from around the Bay Area.  Here is a recap of the day from the man himself… […]

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Aug 11th, 2013

Congratulations to our CFO Femme Fitters!


Amazing performances from all the ladies at Femme Fit today (photo credit: Ann G).  We are so proud of our CFO’ers and will have a full recap for you tomorrow.  Much-needed rest and recovery for our competitors, coaches and spectators tonight 🙂

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Aug 8th, 2013

Congratulations Lt. Tamara Holmes!


Our own Tamara Holmes was sworn in today as a Lieutenant in the Oakland Fire Department. This is a significant achievement as the process to get here is a long and difficult one.  There are assessments, written exams, oral exams, interviews and tons of paperwork – all required to even be considered for promotion.  Tamara […]

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Aug 3rd, 2013

CFO is actively recruiting for a Stickball Fundraiser next Sunday Aug 11th!


Photo courtesy of Wikipedia. Click on link to learn more about Stickball Let us know if you are interested in playing for the CFO Stickball team.  This is a fundraiser stickball tourney that benefits the 100 club of Alameda County, which helps gives money to the kids of Fire/Police officers who have died in the line […]

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Jul 31st, 2013

Coach Evil is going to Belgium!


On Thursday our endurance sports and running expert, Coach Aaron, will take his evil self to Antwerp, Belgium to participate in an international sporting event called the World Outgames.  Aaron has been preparing for this for many months and we are all very excited for him and proud of this achievement. Best of luck, Coach […]

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Jul 30th, 2013

Steve P & the CrossFit Games: Final Thoughts


  I’m not sure I can really write anything that hasn’t already been said (either in person or via the blog and FB) regarding Steve’s performance at the 2013 Games.  His defining moment will surely be the his deadlift/box jump workout on Day 2, which shot him from 17th place to 9th place overall, which […]

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Jul 25th, 2013

Steve’s Climb Up the Leaderboard!

Steve’s 2nd Place Performance in the Deadlift/Box Jump Couplet Days like yesterday make days like today all the more satisfying.  The same perseverance and grit Steve showed yesterday, as he clawed his way through workouts that weren’t in his wheelhouse, he showed today as his back was against the wall and he knew he had to deliver. […]

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Jul 24th, 2013

Tough Day 1; On to Day 2!


  Some days, you just have a tough day at the office, so to speak.  Today was one of those days for Steve.  We kind of expected the first two workouts to be rough ones, since Steve’s shoulders would be smoked after the 75 overhead squats in Nancy, and he was looking at 25 handstand […]

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