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Westporter Competes in Worldwide Event

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Westporter Chris Greer today performs a “clean and jerk” elevation of a 135-pound weight at Evolution Sports & Fitness, 292 Post Road East, while competing in the cyber-monitored five-event CrossFit Open global athletic contest. Julie Migliaccio (vest, hands on hips), a 1985 Staples High School graduate and Evolution owner, observes Greer’s adherence to the competition guidelines. The contest culminates on July 22-28 in Carson, Calif. when the 200 top performers meet face-to-face to in a five-event final. Results are posted a leader board on the CrossFit Open site.  Migliaccio said more than 120,000 participants worldwide are entered in, what she refers to as, “the single largest sports competition event in the world.”  The five physical disciplines involved in the physical competition include olympic weight lifting, rowing, running, gymnastics, biking and triathlons. (CLICK TO ENLARGE) Dave Matlow for WestportNow.com

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