Thank you, Perhe.

This past weekend, six bears went out and left it all on the competition floor at the 2016 South Regional.

There were highs, lows and everything in between. At the end of the competition, we finished eighth overall.

We went into the competition overall confident that we would secure a trip to The CrossFit Games, but we were humbled this weekend on the competition floor.

This was a disappointment but also an opportunity to recognize the things we hold dear. Regardless of the outcome, we returned to our community on Monday and were greeted with the unconditional love and support that makes our group special. Our utmost respect and best wishes goes out to the athletes and teams that qualified for the Games this year.

We have no reason to hang our heads. We are proud of the six athletes that represented the CrossFit Jääkarhu community and battled from start to finish. We will take the new lessons learned and apply them to our every day actions and return better.

Thank you so much for your support and following our story.

Head Coach: Michael Winchester

Team CrossFit Jääkarhu: Kelley Hennigan, Karen Pierce, Ingrid Kantola, Kyler Allison, Ricky Redus, Jeff Vanlandingham, Orion Hones and Jessica Estrada

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