Spirit of the Games CrossFit Open 14.2: Jami Poore

Each year at the CrossFit Games, they honor someone with the Spirit of the Games award. This honor goes to the ‘athlete who embodies the spirit of the sport.’

Each week during the 2014 CrossFit Open, No Excuses CrossFit will recognize a member it feels represented the Spirit of the Games. This week’s honor goes to …

Jami Poore had never performed an overhead squat with weight prior to last week. The only time she overhead squatted was with a PVC pipe. So when the Open 14.2 came up with 10 overhead squats at 65 pounds, it was a little daunting. Jami got one rep in three minutes, setting a new personal record. She could have easily settled for that, but she came back two days later to try it again. Jami turned her one rep max into seven reps! Her perseverance and hard work embodied the spirit of the CrossFit Games.

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