Sam Briggs has accomplished a feat the majority of CrossFitters only dream of. In 2013, she stood on the Fittest On Earth's podium, having successfully won the title at the CrossFit Games. Her strength, agility, and speed propelled her above the field of competition, which is why her failure to qualify to the Games the next year left the world speechless. There's much more to Sam that meets the eye, and the adversity this athlete has overcome is seemingly more than any other high-level CrossFitter. In this episode, we'll give you an in-depth look at the life of Sam Briggs, her 10-year experience as a firefighter, breaking her knee cap and time stepping away from the competitive floor, and standing on the Fittest On Earth Podium in 2013.
Sam Briggs Visits the Doctor
Jul 16, 2015
From back issues, knee aches, and a broken foot, Sam Briggs is no stranger to her physical therapist's office. In preparation for the upcoming Games, Sam gets her injuries massaged, scraped, and x-rayed, and we've got a little taste for you to see what it's like to maintain physical health at such an extreme level.