True Life: I'm the Youngest Female CrossFit Competitor

by Scott Clauson July 16, 2012

A 275-pound deadlift, 48 pull-ups, back squatting twice her weight. CrossFit competitor and WOD Gear Team Clothing Co. athlete Valerie Calhoun is known for putting up some pretty impressive numbers, but there's one that elicits the most gasps: her age. Calhoun started CrossFit at 13 and now at 17 is the youngest woman to compete in the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games. While her youth may surprise others, it doesn't faze her. "I may be young compared to my competitors, but I love the adrenaline rush when I'm competing. Crossfit brings out the best in me and makes me give 110 percent..."

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