Lifestyle

CROSSFIT: Insiders reveal a sexist culture where founder Greg Glassman described his legal team as ‘hot lawyer chicks’ and where ‘drawing penises on everything’ was ‘commonplace’

Greg Glassman, cofounder of the global fitness brand CrossFit, announced he would be stepping down as CEO on June 9, after a controversial tweet about George Floyd. He retains full ownership of the company but announced on June 24 that he would be selling it. More than 30 former CrossFit […]
CROSSFIT: Insiders reveal a sexist culture where founder Greg Glassman described his legal team as ‘hot lawyer chicks’ and where ‘drawing penises on everything’ was ‘commonplace’
News

‘We’re not mourning for George Floyd’: CrossFit CEO to step down after he reportedly downplayed protests condemning racial injustice, police brutality

CrossFit CEO and founder Greg Glassman questioned the existence of systemic racism and the intentions of protesters demanding justice for George Floyd in a virtual meeting with gym owners, Buzzfeed News reported. “I doubt very much that they’re mourning for Floyd,” Glassman said on the call. “I don’t think that […]
‘We’re not mourning for George Floyd’: CrossFit CEO to step down after he reportedly downplayed protests condemning racial injustice, police brutality
Tech

Billionaire tech CEO Todd McKinnon slams Crossfit and disassociates himself from the group over the founder’s controversial tweet about George Floyd

Tech billionaire Todd McKinnon has announced he is disassociating himself from the fitness organisation Crossfit after its founder made offensive statements about George Floyd. The Okta CEO has been a very public supporter of Crossfit for years. In 2017, he even competed in its premiere competition that ranked him among […]
Billionaire tech CEO Todd McKinnon slams Crossfit and disassociates himself from the group over the founder’s controversial tweet about George Floyd
Lifestyle

The fittest woman in the world struggled to love her body when she first started gaining muscle — here’s how she learned to embrace her strong physique

Having won the past three CrossFit Games, Tia-Clair Toomey is officially the fittest woman in the world. She’s an inspiration to people across the globe, but the athlete told Insider that she has struggled with body confidence in the past. When Toomey first started developing a muscular physique, she found […]
The fittest woman in the world struggled to love her body when she first started gaining muscle — here’s how she learned to embrace her strong physique