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CrossFit breaks into sports world

by Taylor Thornton
May 22, 2014


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Elisabeth Akinwale trains at her CrossFit gym in the West Loop.

CrossFit is a training program picking up steam across the world. But some athletes in the Chicago area are taking CrossFit to the next level. Elisabeth Akinwale is one athlete who trains competitively for CrossFit and will compete in the upcoming CrossFit Games in California.