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By Dallas Clarksean
The GameDay Show - GameDay Competitions podcast. We talk about past and upcoming events and spotlight CrossFit athletes and communities.
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Mitch Harris - CrossFit Glen Ellyn
Mitch is on the WodThreads hotline to talk to Nikki T on her first ever episode ever!  He covers his unique introduction to CrossFit and how that's shaped him as a coach.  Mitch shares his views on intensity vs. consistency and introduces us to our new favorite phrase - "candid, savage celebration".
June 26, 2019
Stephen Hoesley - CrossFit 312
Stephen Hoesley, owner and lead coach at CrossFit 312 in Chicago, joins Dallas on this episode of the podcast.  He shares their cool approach to Thursday Throwdowns, some of his coaching beliefs, and the importance of everyone's favorite part of class - the ice breaker question!
June 24, 2019
Heather Baier - CrossFit Supercell
CrossFit Supercell aims to transform lives through knowledgeable coaching, fun workouts and a supportive community of people.  Coach Heather Baier joins Dallas on this episode of The GameDay Show to talk about that mentality, the importance of consistency over time,  and what makes that community special.  
June 19, 2019
Joe Gaydaychuk - CrossFit 88
Joe Gaydaychuk, Head Coach at CrossFit 88 in Park Ridge, IL joins Dallas on this episode of the podcast.  He talks about what has driven him as an athlete and how he applies that to his role as head coach.  He also talks about how CrossFit 88 has a mission to help like minded people become the best version of themselves.
June 18, 2019
Adrianne Haider - CrossFit Minneapolis
CrossFit Minneapolis manager Adrianne Haider joins Danny and Dallas to share her views on coaching and love for competitive weight lifting.  Their coaching community's clear attention to detail shows through and she warns us about street food in Singapore.  
June 11, 2019
Erik Myran - Ring the Bell Fitness
Founder and head coach of Ring the Bell Fitness joins this episode of the podcast.  He talks about the inception and expansion of Ring the Bell as well as his background in teaching and coaching.  
June 6, 2019
Gavin Martin - CrossFit Nordeast and Linden Hills
Director of Operations at CrossFit Nordeast and CrossFit Linden Hills is on this episode of The GameDay Show.  Topics covered include his background and journey to current role, what drew him to CrossFit, and the diversity and uniqueness of the Nordeast/Linden Hills community.  
June 4, 2019
Scott Edson - Lake County Strength and Conditioning
Scott Edson, owner of Lake County Strength and Conditioning, joins this episode of The GameDay show.  He chats with Dallas about the role that competitions play in motivation, his community and staff, and how to relate to different types of athletes.  
May 29, 2019
Summer Circus - Abi and Luke Reiland
On this special crossover edition of the GameDay Show, Abi and Luke Reiland are on the Wodthreads Hotline to talk about their upcoming Summer Circus event.  They share a few hints about the upcoming comp, talk about some of the growing pains in creating successful competitions, and share their appreciation for competitors and volunteers. 
May 22, 2019
Greg Lane - CrossFit Minnetonka
Greg Lane, co-owner and coach at CrossFit Minnetonka, joins Dallas on this episode of The GameDay Show.  Greg shares what got him into coaching and gym ownership, advice to new athletes, and what sets the CrossFit Minnetonka community apart from the rest.  
May 18, 2019
DJ Hillier - Mi5 Fitness and CrossFit Lakeville
In this episode of The GameDay Show, CrossFit Lakeville program coordinator and former Regional and Games athlete DJ Hillier catches up with Joe and Dallas.  They talk about his start as a fitness athlete at the original Mayhem in Mankato, advice for new athletes, and the Mi5 Fitness approach to coaching and community.  
May 16, 2019
Vernon Neal - CrossFit Subterranean
CrossFit Subterranean and Clandestine Strength and Conditioning co-owner Vernon Neal talks about his love of coaching, his preparation to compete for native Belize at the 2019 CrossFit Games, and the influence that Kelly Starrett has had on his life.   
May 13, 2019
Matt Meyer - CrossFit Sabertooth
Matt Meyer started his gym in November 2011 by remodeling his two-car garage.  He quit his day job and dove headfirst into the world of gym ownership. Over the years Matt has helped steadily grow the gym he co-owns to where it is today.  CrossFit Sabertooth has a diverse group of members of all ages and abilities, along with a passionate team of coaches, who come together every week to challenge, encourage, and stand alongside one another on the journey to better fitness, and ultimately a better life. In this episode of The GameDay Show Matt talks about his philosophy on fitness, the early days, and the development of his community.  
May 11, 2019
Chi-Town CrossFit - Byron Dyce II
Bluprint Fitness and Chi-Town CrossFit is all about creating a community support system for all levels of athletes. At their core, they believe in developing relationships with athletes, teaching the ins-and-outs of health & fitness, and creating a program that breeds results.  Founder Byron Dyce II talks about the success of his athletes and how people create the unique culture of their community.  
May 10, 2019
CrossFit Des Plaines with Cheryl and Carl
CrossFit Des Plaines is passionate about giving people the means to reach their goals through fitness while providing them with a supportive, motivating community.  This is clear as coaches Cheryl and Carl share stories about their backgrounds, community success, and beliefs as coaches.  
May 8, 2019
GameDay Mankato 2019 Postgame Show
One week after GameDay Mankato 2019 Ben and Dallas talk to Women's RX winner Laura Flazer and Women's Intermediate runner up Casey Kortz.  They also break down the team results with Sarah and Jordan of the winning RX team from City of Lakes.  
May 7, 2019
Greg Buck - CrossFit Arioch
Dallas and Ben talk to owner of CrossFit Arioch, Greg Buck!  Greg shares his thoughts on his community, coaches, his focus on new athletes, and the mentality it takes to succeed.  
May 1, 2019
Mike Tenerelli - CrossFit Alphadog
Mike Tenerelli, owner of CrossFit Alphadog, talks about the consistent competitive success of Alphadog, what drew him to CrossFit, and the joy he finds in helping new athletes accomplish things they never thought they could.  
April 20, 2019
GameDay Mankato 2019 Preview - Episode 4
Danny Hype, Joe, and Dallas preview the upcoming GameDay Mankato 2019 at the Verizon Center.  They talk divisions, athletes, team names, and Joe's dream of a new event.... ax throwing?
April 17, 2019
GameDay Mankato 2019 with Franni
GameDay programmer Franni talks about his thought process around creating events for scaled athletes and his thoughts on the changes to competitive CrossFit.  
April 8, 2019
Dave Timm - Owner of CrossFit Credence 3.5.19
In this episode we talk to Dave Timm of CrossFit Credence in Rochester, MN.  He covers his favorite parts about coaching, tips for new athletes, and what makes his community so unique.  
March 26, 2019
Jeremy Mghenyi - CrossFit Progression
In this interview with CrossFit Progression Lead Coach, Jeremy Mghenyi, we talk about the open, competing for Kenya in a bid to make the CrossFit games, and a surprising love for country music.  
March 11, 2019
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