Sunday, April 13, 2014

Regionals Bound!

Holy moly, guys! I made it.


I survived all 5 weeks of the CrossFit Open and all 5 awesome workouts.

I was sitting in 15th place in the Asia region as an Individual Female Competitor, when I got the email from HQ asking for my video of 14.4 to review.

After 12 hours of GRUESOMELY slow internet in Kuwait, my video uploaded and I submitted it, terrified somehow my attention to detail wasn't on-point, that my Judge had missed something, that each rep couldn't be perfectly seen, that my video wasn't perfectly in-focus, did my judge stay in the frame the entire time?!

I got the email it was approved!


Phew, I slept great that night.

A few days later, the Leaderboard was shuffled.


Wow, I wasn't in fact 15th, I had finished 11th!

Then, the sweetest email EVER arrived in my inbox ...


I'm going to Seoul! This is definitely a once in a lifetime opportunity. I was not training for the Open, let alone Regionals - but here I am.

And I need your help. Big time.

The fees for a competition of this caliber are piling up really fast, and I'm starting to freak out.

$200 registration fee 
$1300 flight to Korea
$300 remote coaching
$400 hotel

Food, taxes, incidentals, taxi fares from hotel and back, etc.

I was planning on taking leave to the States, but there's no WAY I can afford getting myself to Regionals and taking time off to see my family. And it's breaking my heart.

It's a shame that people work this hard to get to this level, and then BOOM, have to figure out how to make it happen. We're talking thousands of dollars. YIKES.

Which is why I need you. If every one of my followers donated $2, I would have enough to fund my trip! Two bucks!

A fundraising page has been set up through GoFundMe.

Any contribution you could make would really help ease some stress. Thank you!

6 comments:

  1. You rock, and I'd love to help out, but I'm not seeing your paypal info when I click the link.

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  2. So excited for you Courtney!! :) Good luck! I'll donate a small amount - happy to help out!

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  3. Good luck! You are such an inspiration! Thanks for just being you!

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  4. I'm helping to fund you babygirl! What else could I do for my 13.2 Open workout partner! Good luck and kick ass as regionals!

    -- Tashawn, CrossFit Around the Corner :-)

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  5. Hiya,
    Wondering if you got my donation. I was having problems -- it wouldn't accept my address.

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