The Icelanders Learn the GHD

August 16, 2009 6:00 PM

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Games09IcelandSvenGHD.jpgIceland Sven and Iceland Annie had never done a GHD situp before the 09 Games. They have been training a Bootcamp style for years. Their general fitness and athletic abilities were tremendous. When it came to perform some of the more technical drills on Sunday, they did amazingly well given their lack of exposure.

In this video from Carey Peterson, Dave Castro teaches them the technique and standards for the GHD situp ... [wmv] [mov]

They mention that they have only been doing CrossFit for about a month and a half. But recently they sent in video from Iceland of their Bootcamp program. As you can see in these two links, they have been practicing a variety of functional movements executed at high intensity.

Bootcamp Video 1
Bootcamp Video 2

4 comments on this entry.

1. Tyler wrote...

August 16, 2009 7:30 PM

Amazing Athletes! That bootcamp looks fun, anything like that in the US!?

2. Charis replied to comment from Tyler...

August 17, 2009 3:56 PM

Yes...its called Crossfit:)

3. OPE wrote...

August 21, 2009 7:27 AM

A great weekend we do at BootCamp each summer with some guests from the US Navy ...

4. Samuel wrote...

August 24, 2009 10:31 AM

Bootcamp and Crossfit is not the same, how ever both great ways to get in awesome shape