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#22, Gretchen Kittleberger, International Functional Fitness Federation (IF3)

September 24, 2019

Gretchen is the founder of IF3, the International Functional Fitness Federation.  IF3 aims to get functional fitness (CrossFit being the most well known functional fitness brand) into the Olympics.  Gretchen was an elite D1 gymnast at the University of Maryland and also stood on the podium in one CrossFit games and competed in four of them.  She is a level 3 certified coach and worked for CrossFit HQ.   

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LINKS:

https://functionalfitness.sport/about/

https://functionalfitness.sport

https://games.crossfit.com/athlete/13383

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  1. Researching and learning the process
  2. Connecting with established Governing bodies of relatively new sports including, the International Quidditch Association and World Obstacle Course Racing (World OCR)
  3. Setting up their first federation: USA Functional Fitness

LINKS:

https://www.iqasport.com

https://worldocr.org

https://usafunctionalfitness.org

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LINKS:

https://www.tedturner.com/turner-ranches/turner-ranches-faq/

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LINKS:

https://crossfitreston.com/2019/05/gretchen-kittelberger/

Gretchen Kittelberger-2013 CrossFit Games: Individual Day https://vimeo.com/71178221

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