Dick Wolfsie tries out indoor rowing at CrossFit Hydrogen


IS SEAN, WE’RE AT CROSSFIT HYRDOGEN. AND WE’RE TALKING ABOUT ROWING. AND YOU’RE GOING TO SHOW ME THE ROPES. I AM, THEY’RE RIGHT HERE. THAT’S NOT WHAT I MEAN, WE’RE GOING TO SHOW ME ROWING. STAY RIGHT WITH US.)) WOLFSIE: GOOD MORNING EVERYBODY. WE ARE AT CROSSFIT HYDROGEN. I GOT MY ELEMENTS WRONG BEFORE. SEAN: THAT’S RIGHT. WELL, HYDROGEN IS NUMBER ONE. WOLFSIE: THAT’S NUMBER ONE, AND I’M WITH SEAN HOLLICK. GOOD MORNING SIR. SEAN: GOOD MORNING. WOLFSIE: IF YOU MISSED THE LAST SEGMENT, HE SHOWED US EVERY PLACE ON HIS BODY WHERE HE HAS A TATTOO. THAT’LL GET PEOPLE GOING TO THE INTERNET. HEY, GOOD MORNING. SEAN: GOOD MORNING. WOLFSIE: I WANT TO SHOW THIS SCREEN HERE, BECAUSE BEFORE WE SHOW YOUR CUSTOMERS, IF YOU WILL, IN ACTION, WHAT DO YOU DO HERE AT CROSSFIT HYDROGEN? SEAN: WELL, WE TEACH CROSSFIT, OF COURSE, BUT WE ALSO HAVE INDOOR ROWING CLASSES, AND THEY’RE EVERY OTHER ONE. CROSSFIT, ROWING, CROSSFIT, ROWING, ALL DAY LONG. WOLFSIE: AND HERE ARE SOME OF YOUR, I KEEP SAYING CUSTOMERS. WHAT’S A BETTER WORD? ATHLETES, GIVE ME A WORD! SEAN: AH, MEMBERS. WOLFSIE: MEMBERS! THAT’S THE WORD! SEAN: ATHLETES. WOLFSIE: THAT’S THE WORD I WAS LOOKING FOR. MEMBER- ATHLETES. SEAN: THESE ARE OUR ATHLETES. WOLFSIE: HERE’S THE THING THAT I LEARNED THIS MORNING, AND MAYBE SOME OF MY VIEWERS WILL LEARN, AND THAT IS, THIS IS NOT JUST GOOD EXERCISE, IT IS A SPORT. SEAN: IT IS. SOME OF US HERE ARE TRAINING RIGHT NOW TO GO TO THE WORLD INDOOR ROWING CHAMPIONSHIPS, THE CRASH B’S IN BOSTON, AND THE INDIANAPOLIS INDOOR ROWING CHAMPIONSHIPS. WOLFSIE: OK, I NEVER KNEW. I THOUGHT THIS WAS JUST TRAINING TO BE A ROWER, OR FOR EXERCISE, BUT I DIDN’T KNOW IT WAS COMPETITIVE. SEAN: CORRECT. WOLFSIE: YEAH, SO LET’S, IF CHASE COULD TURN AROUND, THE GUY IN THE MIDDLE THERE, HE HAS DONE THIS COMPETITIVELY. SEAN: YES HE HAS. THAT’S STUART JOHNSTON, HE’S FROM… WOLFSIE: STUART, CAN YOU WAVE WITH ONE HAND AND DO THAT? (LAUGHS) YEAH. SO HE HAS DONE COMPETITIVE. SEAN: HE HAS. WOLFSIE: YEAH. AND HE COMES IN HERE TO TRAIN. SEAN: HE DOES. WOLFSIE: IF YOU CAN DO THIS WELL, CAN YOU NECESSARILY BE A GOOD ROWER OUT ON THE WATER? IS THERE SOME CONNECTION? SEAN: WELL, IT’S VERY SIMILAR. THESE WERE DESIGNED FOR PEOPLE ROWING ON THE WATER TO PRACTICE DURING THE OFFSEASON. WOLFSIE: AH. SEAN: BUT IT’S JUST KIND OF TAKEN OFF ON ITS OWN AS WELL. WOLFSIE: YEAH, STUART WAS TELLING ME THAT THEY SELL MORE OF THESE, THIS EQUIPMENT, TO… SEAN: TO GYMS, YEAH. WOLFSIE: TO GYMS THAN THEY DO TO PEOPLE WHO ARE ACTUALLY ROWING. SEAN: CORRECT, CORRECT. WOLFSIE: OK EVERYBODY, I’M GOING TO ASK YOU JUST FOR 10 SECONDS TO ROW AS FAST AS YOU CAN. ARE YOU READY? ONE, TWO, THREE, LET’S SEE HOW FAST. LOOK AT THAT. I BET YOU’D LIKE ME TO DO THAT. SEAN: I THINK WE COULD TEACH YOU TO INSTRUCT. WOLFSIE: OK, I AM GOING TO TRY THIS. IT DOESN’T LOOK THAT HARD, IT’S

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