Petersen places 39th in CrossFit Games
By JIM WALLER
Whidbey News Times Sports editor
August 1, 2011 · 8:44 AM
Oak Harbor's Sam Petersen placed 39th out of 47 women from around the world at the CrossFit International Games in Carson, Calif., July 29 and 30.
Anna Thorisdottir of Iceland won the title.
Petersen, who won the six-state regional crown in May, finished 30th among United States participants.
The Games featured 10 workouts, and Petersen's best came in the first, "The Beach," where she placed 27th. It consisted of a 210-meter ocean swim, 1,500-meter soft-sand run, 50 chest-to-bar pulls ups, 100 hand-release push ups, 200 squats and another 1,500-meter soft-sand run.
Petersen, 23, completed "The Beach" in 49.52.Contact Whidbey News Times Sports editor Jim Waller at firstname.lastname@example.org or 360-675-6611 ext. 5060.