The Ultimate Behind the Scenes Podcast #6 | The Big CUT

Sevan Matossian (00:00):


Caleb Beaver (00:01):

Yeah, that’s what he said.

Sevan Matossian (00:04):

Oh my God, this steak is so good.

Mattew Souza (00:07):

What’d you get?

Sevan Matossian (00:08):

Filet two of ’em.

Mattew Souza (00:11):

Oh, you going to put two of those bad boys down?

Sevan Matossian (00:14):

Two filet mignons.

Mattew Souza (00:15):

Nice. Is that the first thing you’ve eaten all day?

Sevan Matossian (00:18):

No, I have three gallons of Jocko Fuel.

Mattew Souza (00:27):

Jocko. Oh shit. Tastes like discipline.

Sevan Matossian (00:30):

Bam. We live, oh my goodness guys. 7:30 PM Pacific Standard time, nine 30 CrossFit time. Oh, nothing like hearing me. Doug Sparkling stuff. Caleb. New headphones.

Caleb Beaver (00:48):

New headphones. They’re fantastic. Thank you guys. Oh

Sevan Matossian (00:50):

My God. Those really do sound incredible. Yeah.

Caleb Beaver (00:54):

That’s awesome. Wow.

Sevan Matossian (00:56):

Holy cow. Who wants to tell a story first? You got any stories, Caleb?

Caleb Beaver (01:05):

Just one big one, I guess. Well, I was just going to say something about the RV park was pretty cool. That’s probably it.

Sevan Matossian (01:14):

Tell me. I

Caleb Beaver (01:14):

Watched Lazar blow up RV Park was super cool. I went over there probably towards the end of the last event and I just kind of met up with everybody and so many people said hi, and there was just a massive amount of people. There were probably a hundred plus people there, and then even more showed up towards the end and they were just hanging out, talking and everybody’s meeting each other in person. I saw Dale King. He is the greatest greeter of all time. He just

Mattew Souza (01:46):

Me. CrossFit.

Sevan Matossian (01:48):

CrossFit Portsmouth or what’s he?

Caleb Beaver (01:51):

P S K C. CrossFit I think is the one he owns. But yeah, I met a ton of people. They all introduced themselves. They gave me their chat names and everything so I could reference who they are and it was really cool. Really fucking cool. Everybody’s super nice and that was a lot of fun. Thank you guys for greeting me so warmly.

Sevan Matossian (02:09):

James, we don’t have the, this is kind of last minute. We don’t have the phone number tonight. Sorry. Everyone’s just off their computers. We didn’t set up the podcast stuff. You can, but soon. Maybe we’ll do a link show tomorrow and have you on if you’re around Barry or Olive Catherine Sandbag squats. Were no reps. I don’t know. I didn’t see it. I had some amazing interviews with her though. She’s been so good to me. I can’t even believe it. Tank Reeves. Bye-bye. Flops. Oh wow. Oh

Mattew Souza (02:45):


Sevan Matossian (02:46):

Come on. Oh

Mattew Souza (02:47):

No. Starting early

Sevan Matossian (02:53):

Thema Globes. Thank you for giving Beaver a minimal viable product. I can finally hear a sexy voice.

Mattew Souza (02:59):


Caleb Beaver (02:59):


Sevan Matossian (02:59):

God. Lame dude. I’m telling you. I know. I can’t believe I’m eating a steak during the show. What do you expect a fuck? I know Phone number know

Mattew Souza (03:08):

You never eat on the show.

Sevan Matossian (03:09):

Yeah, this is the first time I’ve ever eaten on the show. Yeah, this year’s games are intense. You guys are killing it. Watching Ellie and Helena at the end was rough. Yeah. What happened? So tell me what happened. She was

Caleb Beaver (03:23):

Crying. That was incredible.

Sevan Matossian (03:25):

She was crying before she went out there. Something’s wrong with her. She broken.

Caleb Beaver (03:29):

Yeah, she was running with a limp when we saw her do her four hundreds. She was just limping the entire way through, which was actually pretty incredible because she was probably running faster than I would’ve been if I was doing that workout. And then as soon as she came into the stadium, everybody just, it was like a standing ovation. They just all stood up in unison and started applauding and cheering and they just gave her so much love as she walked into the arena and then she walked up to the bullet bar. She was covering her face, so she walked up to the bullet bar. It was crazy. She just seemed to be overcome with emotion and then she started doing a bunch of bar muscle ups, and then I think she hit a time cap and she had to hop down. Once she hopped down, she actually slipped off of the mat and fell on her butt. So I don’t know if that might’ve exacerbated anything at all, but she landed on the mat itself was actually pretty thick. That was also incredible. Did somebody just fall? Yeah, Barkley just handstand, walked across the fucking press Pitt and then just fell into the cooler.

Sevan Matossian (04:36):

How come they haven’t kicked you out of there yet?

Caleb Beaver (04:39):

I don’t know. The doors are still open even. There’s quite a few people here. Still.

Sevan Matossian (04:45):

Anyone I know.

Caleb Beaver (04:47):

Yeah. Hiller

Sevan Matossian (04:47):


Caleb Beaver (04:48):

No Halpin here. Walk-ins here. And then some other guys. Katie, Katie Gannon just walked by as well.

Sevan Matossian (04:56):

Unsupported Beth. Send James a link. Don’t be racist, dude. Come on. Be cool. I won’t be cool. Settle down. Don’t have time for that shit tonight. Sloppy Swamp. Finally got my hook from the CEO of CEOs. Thank you,

Mattew Souza (05:11):

Al. You met the lop, Mr. Mrs. Lop.

Sevan Matossian (05:14):

Gar. I just have to tell you that the behind the scenes is absolutely going to blow you away.

Mattew Souza (05:25):

I’m so excited.

Sevan Matossian (05:26):

You named someone and I filmed with them today and I got all the bubble athletes and the drama and crying and I don’t even watch the event. I’m just in the underground at the corrals, just interviewing people after people after people. I’m telling you everyone, and especially the bubble athletes, some great, some amazing shit from Caroline Stanley Manon, but don’t think I’m not getting the Ariel Lowens and the Lexus raps. I’m all up in Alexis Raptors shit,

Mattew Souza (05:57):

There she is riding a dolphin.

Sevan Matossian (05:59):

Wow. Oh yeah. I remember when you got that shirt. They didn’t want to give that shit to you and then they did and you’re rocking it. You’re a stud. Nice.

Mattew Souza (06:07):

Yeah, it was a little awkward. Hiller was like, Hey, I remember. Yeah, I I don’t need one. And they’re like, are you going to wear it? Well, here I am wearing it. She’s crushing it, riding this competition like she’s riding this dolphin right now.

Sevan Matossian (06:18):

Didn’t you tell that story in the beginning of the show?

Mattew Souza (06:21):

We weren’t live yet.

Sevan Matossian (06:22):


Mattew Souza (06:26):

To hear twice, you get to hear twice. Hey, did you check the private chat? Seven.

Sevan Matossian (06:33):

Oh, excuse me.

Speaker 4 (06:38):

Sit there and not know

Mattew Souza (06:44):

Roger that

Sevan Matossian (06:45):

Robbie Myers because you guys are killing it. Love you guys. Guys. Do you all agree Nashville next year? I have no idea.

Mattew Souza (06:53):

Dave specifically said that venue did not work at the press conference.

Sevan Matossian (06:58):


Mattew Souza (06:59):

Yeah, he said that that was one of the ones that they, I mean, I don’t know, maybe he’s playing games and maybe that one did work, but he said he went and checked out some venues. He wanted to make sure that they clicked. He has to go there and see it and feel right about it. And he said that that one was not, did not click, did not work.

Sevan Matossian (07:15):

Do you think it’s okay to eat two filet mignons?

Mattew Souza (07:18):

Fuck yeah. Yes, dude. I went down there just to try to make sure you had some water and stuff when you were down underneath the Coliseum and the Athlete Corral and the Mount just watching you work right there, just watching you work right there was exhausting. You would go to one person, you’d be interviewing, you’d put your camera down, you’d look over your shoulder, you see somebody else, you walk right over. A camera would come right back up. It was insane. I cannot wait to see all that either.

Sevan Matossian (07:46):

I’m trying to think of something fun to tell you guys without

Mattew Souza (07:51):

Giving it away.

Sevan Matossian (07:52):

I mean, I don’t even care. You’ll forget by the time, forget by the time this shit comes out,

Mattew Souza (07:57):

He’ll be new again.

Sevan Matossian (07:59):

Hey, what’s crazy too is Mariah Moore is there and so I can’t even explain to you. I don’t want to oversell it and then you guys be disappointed, but I don’t think I can. I think you guys are going to be like, oh, why didn’t you tell us it was this good?

Speaker 4 (08:20):

I hope that James

Sevan Matossian (08:22):

Man. Thank you. Robbie Myers, Thomas Graves guys in Nashville. No, I don’t think so, but I don’t know. Actually. I shouldn’t even say I don’t think so. I have no idea. A merton’s over flopper. Listen, stop. Don’t call him flopper. At least while I’m here. Jason Hopper was extremely generous with his time, dude with me. And even after he walked off the floor for his last time this weekend, him and Marconi walked off the floor and they walked far away from everyone, like a hundred yards down, a dark concrete alley underneath Coliseum. They let me go with them and they let me film and Hopper fucking let me in and so did Marconi and they don’t got to do that shit. Wow. And they’re sharing it with you too and it’s not like something like Jason Hop. It’s not like, you know what I mean? It’s like crazy vulnerable shit, guys.

Mattew Souza (09:18):


Sevan Matossian (09:18):


Mattew Souza (09:19):

How is that when you approach them? Because obviously they’re super emotional. This is huge for them, and you know what the situation is.

Speaker 5 (09:29):

How do

Sevan Matossian (09:29):

You even approach cold’s sake? Sager came out off the floor last time he’s ever going to be on the floor maybe, right? Wow. Yeah. He’s going to go into coaching. He’s crazy emotional. Someone from the press approaches him and says something to him like, Hey, can I interview you? I couldn’t hear what it was, but it was like clear. They had the camera and couple people and he’s like, nah, nah, nah. I just fucking followed him and him and Ben Bergeron just let me into this crazy intimate conversation.

Speaker 5 (09:59):


Sevan Matossian (10:01):

Same with Hopper and Marconi. Dude, it was crazy. Same with the Frederick and Annie. Dude, it was nuts. Today, I’m telling you it’s going to be nuts. And the CrossFit Games staff is letting me into some crazy shit too. You’re going to see all these meetings and crazy. I’m telling you, going to make the rest of the behind the scenes I’ve ever done look like nothing.

Mattew Souza (10:25):

This will be the best one yet, you think?

Sevan Matossian (10:28):

By far. Mostly because it’s Mariah and I teaming up and this dude Patrick Rios is murdering. Oh, can I see the clip that Patrick Rios put up on our Instagram today?

Mattew Souza (10:38):

The Alex Gaan one?

Sevan Matossian (10:39):

Yeah. Oh, Gaza’s been so good to you guys. Wait till you see the fucking, the access Gaza’s giving us too. It’s nuts, dude.

Mattew Souza (10:48):

Wait till you see this clip.

Sevan Matossian (10:49):

Yeah, I want to see this. I haven’t seen this yet. My shit doesn’t work down. My shit doesn’t work. Underneath all that concrete, I didn’t see Instagram or I can’t see text messages all day. Yeah, Horvat Hass been great to Mariah. Mariah Horvat are like this dude. Now I know why now that I’ve been in the presence of Horvat, why everyone’s so impressed by her. That’s a powerful human being, dude. Yeah, that’s a powerful, powerful human being. I saw T you today.

Speaker 5 (11:20):

How’d the go? I

Sevan Matossian (11:23):

Mean, I don’t know if she saw me.

Speaker 5 (11:29):

I wrote a caption.

Sevan Matossian (11:31):

I’ve been hanging out with Jay Crouch a lot. My boy Jay Crouch and Mad Stewart. Can I see that? Can I see that Instagram clip?

Mattew Souza (11:39):

I think Caleb’s grabbing it now.

Sevan Matossian (11:41):

Which one? What? Just something put up today with Alex Gaza after you guys put it up. 20 people came up to me and they’re like, dude, that Gaza kit on your Instagram is dope. I’m like, I don’t have access to that.

Mattew Souza (11:53):

Yeah, it’s on our Instagram code.

Sevan Matossian (11:55):

Hey guys, you have to know I don’t have access to the Seon podcast. Instagram Susa is afraid that if I have it, we’ll get, what’s that called? Shadow banned

Mattew Souza (12:05):

Shadow. Man, look at the shoes.

Sevan Matossian (12:16):


Mattew Souza (12:17):

Look at the shoes.

Sevan Matossian (12:18):

Yeah. Rebecca Vison told me you can’t keep your shoes on while you push the sled either.

Mattew Souza (12:24):

They’re just falling off.

Sevan Matossian (12:26):

Oh my goodness.

Mattew Souza (12:30):


Sevan Matossian (12:30):

The Do you have to spacers on? Hey dude. Oh, and you got the two Brain and Peptides. Oh shit. Oh shit.

Mattew Souza (12:39):

Killing it

Sevan Matossian (12:40):

Guys. That’s no joke. That’s not like, Hey, these are our sponsors. I’m telling you, without California peptides, you would not see any of this and two brand. You’re not going to see the edit without their help either. It’s crazy, you guys. You guys are stoked. Wow. Rios killed that. Oh, she has nice legs.

Speaker 5 (13:04):


Mattew Souza (13:04):

Been crushing it.

Sevan Matossian (13:06):

Yeah. Wow.

Mattew Souza (13:07):

Yeah, he got some really good, really good shots. I think he got Alexis Raptors doing the pro climb too. Yeah, and it flashes like U S A across it. It’s dope.

Sevan Matossian (13:18):

Sarah, thanks for the steak. I want you to know I

Speaker 5 (13:21):

Appreciate it.

Mattew Souza (13:23):

Keeps him feeled up.

Sevan Matossian (13:25):

I’m my arms good.

Mattew Souza (13:27):

Savon. Don’t you know you’re not supposed to eat on a podcast,

Sevan Matossian (13:29):


Speaker 5 (13:35):


Sevan Matossian (13:36):

Young’s in the house. Let’s bring up the leaderboard and get down to fucking business. Oh, that’s cool.

Mattew Souza (13:41):


Sevan Matossian (13:42):

Yep. Hey dude, one thing before, as you bring up the leaderboard, there was a press conference tonight, late night press conference, eight o’clock and Alexis Ti is on stage with Dave Castro, a bunch of other athletes and shit, lots of press there. It was crazy. How many people are there? It’s 200 people there and it’s fucking like the events long over and it’s night and there’s 200 people there in the press conference and maybe 20 people from the press. And then big crowd like the way the U F C does it, and I turn around for a second, I see some dude who’s my age, maybe a little younger crying. What the fuck this dude’s crying about and it’s Alexis Rap’s dad and he’s so proud and when I realized that, I started crying like a little bitch.

Speaker 5 (14:26):


Sevan Matossian (14:27):

It was crazy. I ran out there and hugged him. It was crazy. He’s so proud of his daughter was

Mattew Souza (14:32):

Nuts. I got that hug on film. You did? I got that interaction film. Yeah.

Sevan Matossian (14:36):

God, that was nuts. He must be so stoked. He’s like, when I see dad’s like that, they’re like heroes of mine

Mattew Souza (14:42):


Sevan Matossian (14:42):

His daughter and shit. Okay, let’s talk about, I mean, there is something crazy to say. There’s no one in the world would’ve thought that, oh, we’re going to start with the women. Okay. Wow. Emma Lawson’s in first now. Okay, this just shaken out the way you might think it is, right? There’s nothing, I mean it’s like it’s not a hundred percent predictable, but these are big dogs, right? You John.

John Young (15:12):

Yeah, and I mean there seems to be a tier forming. If you look at Ariel Lowen and Jamie Simmons, I feel like that top five is starting to separate themselves and we’ll know for sure by the end of the day three. Day three is going to be a big shakeup as well. Everything’s single modality for the most part. I think Annie could sneak into that tier and make it a tier of six, but I bet it starts separating more and more and then after Saturday, those spots are going to stick and then it’s just going to be a different order by the end of the weekend. But at the same people, aero load and Alex Alexander, Alex, I mean they’ve all did what they had to do to stay relatively where they were. I mean Emma Laws and Laura Horvath, those are monsters and they’re going to keep being monsters and I think they’re going to be one and two by the end of the weekend. But Alexis wrapped this Alex Alexander aero load. I think they’re there to stay because they all did great today. I didn’t foresee that coming. We tried to tell you, John. We tried to tell you tried to tell me. Tell

Sevan Matossian (16:15):

Caleb you might need to mute your shit while you’re not talking. I mean, you’re welcome to talk, but just, yeah, that’s

John Young (16:19):

Fine. Okay.

Sevan Matossian (16:19):


John Young (16:20):

Caleb, if you could just not talk,

Sevan Matossian (16:23):


John Young (16:24):

Worry. Don’t worry, don’t worry. I’ll chime in to fuck your shit up every time.

Mattew Souza (16:27):

Oh damn. I love that Caleb finally has a nice new working mic and it just please mute yourself. It’s just the background noise. Just the

Sevan Matossian (16:35):

Background. Ben Smith, the man continuing on with the torn patella attendant. Is that What’s up with him? Hey guys, behind the scenes. I got him getting carted off by the fucking ambulance car and Dave coming over and talking to him and the conversation they had. I’ve got it all. I’m everywhere. Holy crap. I got deep insight with Jorge Fernandez, El Chaa, what’s that guy’s name? Chamas

John Young (17:05):

El Chaa

Sevan Matossian (17:06):

Elma, Devin Kim and the We girl. They’re giving me all sorts of crazy good shit. Great shit pouring off of them. Hey, someone brushed me off.

Mattew Souza (17:23):


Sevan Matossian (17:25):

I won’t say yet.

Mattew Souza (17:27):

Was it like a brush off because it was the wrong moment or was it just

Sevan Matossian (17:31):

No, no, no. I tested it two or three times to make sure it was accurate. It was a trip.

Mattew Souza (17:37):

So wait, you made a circle around each time, each time. Brush

John Young (17:39):

Off every time. Three different brush offs.

Sevan Matossian (17:43):

It was weird. It was like you don’t even treat someone like that. It was weird. It was a trip.

Mattew Souza (17:50):

Oh, interesting.

Sevan Matossian (17:55):

Oh, what’s this text that just came in?

Mattew Souza (17:59):

Is it a group one? I don’t have it.

Sevan Matossian (18:11):

Oh shit.

Mattew Souza (18:13):

This is a good time to remind you guys to put on your toe spacers. Have you got ’em? Toe spacers?

Sevan Matossian (18:17):

I can do anything you want.

Mattew Souza (18:21):

Ooh, you up. Text

Sevan Matossian (18:25):

It says, Hey Savon. We have a situation dude. We have a situation where you may need to switch rooms tonight. It’s from CrossFit staff. I wrote back. I can do anything you want. Whoa, I can sleep in the hallway.

Mattew Souza (18:41):

Whatever you need.

Sevan Matossian (18:42):


Mattew Souza (18:48):


Sevan Matossian (18:51):

I’ll do whatever you want.

Mattew Souza (18:52):

Breaking seven switch rooms.

Sevan Matossian (18:54):

I can do anything you want. Oh, should I really chum it up with pleasure?

Mattew Souza (19:03):

Nice Chick-fil-A line

Sevan Matossian (19:06):

Is that

Mattew Souza (19:07):

Everything ends with my pleasure.

Caleb Beaver (19:09):

You have to say thank you. If you say thank you, they have to say My pleasure. If you don’t say thank you, they’ll just nothing.

Sevan Matossian (19:18):

Oh. Oh shit. Sorry. Wow. All sorts of crazy shit’s going down right now. What’s your location, Edgewater? I might have to go.

Mattew Souza (19:31):

Oh, I have

Sevan Matossian (19:32):

To move. I might have to move. Romans tonight have to trip. Oh, excuse me. Oh fuck. I didn’t get to see Greg today.

Caleb Beaver (19:50):

You missed out. That was a lot of fun.

Sevan Matossian (19:52):

You saw him?

Caleb Beaver (19:53):

Yeah, we talked for a little bit. He was just surrounded by so many people. You’re just loving on him.

Mattew Souza (19:59):

Dude. He went up to the affiliate lounge.

Sevan Matossian (20:02):


Mattew Souza (20:03):

Yeah, he went and hung out at the affiliate lounge.

Sevan Matossian (20:07):

Did he get destroyed?

Mattew Souza (20:08):

It was like three and a half hours, three hours

Sevan Matossian (20:12):

Of just signing shit. Wait, he just had to leave?

Mattew Souza (20:15):

Oh yeah. I mean he just hung in there and it was just affiliate owner after affiliate owner coaches. I mean everybody who had access to the affiliate lines are either the head coach or the affiliate owner. Yeah. A couple people started to form a line and next thing you know he was there for three and a half hours. Shaking hands, kissing babies.

Sevan Matossian (20:32):

Hillers, T R t, bro. Ben Smith, the man continuing with torn patella. Crazy. But I have a solution for Ben Smith after the games.

Caleb Beaver (20:41):

Once he retires,

Sevan Matossian (20:42):

I hook you up. Nah, fuck it. I’ll hook you up with California peptides. We got you some objections going. We’ll get you healed up. Get some blood work done. Bring out to California. Hey Ben, we can hang out in Newport together. I know a person, Eric, right on the beach. Eric Weiss. Good evening gentlemen. You’re all killing it. Thank you. I wonder if this is real, if I’m really moving rooms tonight.

Mattew Souza (21:03):

Yeah, that I’m super intrigued by that. And if you guys go to ca, use code seon for free shipping. So Ben, throw that code, we’ll ship it. Oh

Sevan Matossian (21:12):

Dude, you guys crazy. You ready for this tow spacers? 15% off code word seon. Yeah, that’s crazy. That’s crazy.

Mattew Souza (21:26):

Yeah. And will we

Sevan Matossian (21:27):

Post Avon? Do you want to do an affiliate program? No, I want you to give the discount to the fucking people. Yep. With toes. I mean even if you don’t got toes

Mattew Souza (21:36):

And if you guys buy ’em, you’re going to be stoked because I got Caleb giving a whole entire tutorial of putting them on how to put ’em on. He put ’em on. Is

Sevan Matossian (21:44):

That true? You wear those too?

Caleb Beaver (21:46):

I do. I especially wear them now.

Sevan Matossian (21:50):

Oh John Young boy. Great question from Liz M. Talk to us. This is huge.

John Young (21:58):

As of right now, Allie Turner has not withdrawn or unless something new, unless we just got that news. I haven’t gotten news that she’s withdrawn. So if she tries the event tomorrow, which is a five k run, which she probably can do. Oh shit. Kelly Baker is still cut and that’s a great question. If I’m Ellie Turner and I know I’m going to withdraw soon, I am just waiting for the event that I can’t do to withdraw, I would just go ahead and withdraw. I think that’s unfair to everybody else. If you know you’re eventually not going to do the whole competition, but if she thinks she can then No. Ellie Turner’s currently 26th so she has the right to do the next day. I mean if she doesn’t withdraw and I haven’t gotten that news, have you guys?

Caleb Beaver (22:49):

I haven’t seen anything either.

John Young (22:50):

Yeah, and if you look at it, the events tomorrow, none of them are very taxing except for the total. So you have the five K and then box jumps and rowing. None of that is super stressful on your back. And even the total, she could just go light so she can make it through tomorrow. Fine.

Caleb Beaver (23:12):

Didn’t you say yesterday that if you fucked up the total, you’re fucked up your weekend?

John Young (23:16):

Yeah, but she only

Sevan Matossian (23:16):

26 Ellie Turner, she’s not going

John Young (23:18):

To make it to this.

Sevan Matossian (23:19):

Ellie Turner’s not staying in it to win it anymore if she stays in it. I don’t know what she’s doing, but I’m telling you she was crying before the last event.

Mattew Souza (23:30):

Yeah. Couldn’t she not bend over to signer down? Her

Sevan Matossian (23:32):

Big beautiful blue eyes had red capillaries everywhere. They didn’t even look. No.

John Young (23:38):

What I’m saying though is she could see out tomorrow and then get cut anyway. It says top, she could just take it light in the total, which is probably going to happen and then just get cut Anyway. The five K is not going to be a good event for her anyway. The intervals are a good event for her, but I think if you knew you were going to get cut anyway, but you could do all three of the events then and she wants to see that through. I don’t blame her for it. That’s probably what I would do if I was in her situation

Mattew Souza (24:11):

Did we were to go through some of these donations earlier. Avon. I don’t know if we,

Sevan Matossian (24:15):

I’m tripping on what’s going on with my room. John, I got to ask you a question you already answered. What would you do? You would pull out?

John Young (24:21):

No, if I thought I could get through Saturday and I knew, but I was probably going to get cut after Saturday, then it doesn’t matter. It’s like I did the whole CrossFit games, right. At least.

Sevan Matossian (24:31):

Oh no, dude, she has a real injury. It’s not like

John Young (24:34):

You can’t run

Sevan Matossian (24:37):

Something’s like that’s fucked

Mattew Souza (24:38):

Up. You ain’t running.

Sevan Matossian (24:40):

I don’t want to say because I don’t really know, even though I was told by people in her camp, but it’s real. It’s like you shouldn’t play with her injury,

John Young (24:49):

But if that’s the case

Sevan Matossian (24:50):

You should go heal then

John Young (24:51):

She should withdraw and Kelly Baker should, she’s doing a disservice to the other athletes if she doesn’t withdraw and if she ends up walking this five K, she should have withdrawn. You know what I mean? And then in that situation, I think it would go to Kelly Baker just because they haven’t started the event yet. Right. It’s kind of an odd situation. That’d be just a CrossFit thing. Either they allow that or they don’t. But I would think if she withdraws before the event, then the top 30 would be Kelly Baker being the 30th person because that way you have 30 people going on to the next stage of the competition. But that would be a call for CrossFit that makes the most sense to me. But if Allie Turner starts the five K, then it’s if she hasn’t withdrawn, then it’s over. So,

Sevan Matossian (25:50):

Oh shit, here we go. My room. Shit.

Mattew Souza (25:53):

What’s happening dude? Are you having to move?

Sevan Matossian (25:57):

Yeah. Not only will I move rooms, but I will do it with pleasure. Right.

Mattew Souza (26:08):

Beautiful. I got

Sevan Matossian (26:09):

To keep driving that home. Not only will I move rooms, but I will do it with pleasure.

John Young (26:13):

What happens at Chick-fil-A? If you say thank you for the pleasure,

Mattew Souza (26:19):


John Young (26:20):


Mattew Souza (26:20):

They say? There’s a glitch in Matrix.

Sevan Matossian (26:22):

Oh yeah, yeah, kind of. Who is this? Oh, do you mind meeting me in the lobby so we can figure this out?

Mattew Souza (26:32):

Oh shit. Good evening gentlemen. Y’all are killing it. Eric Wise. 4 99. Thank you very much.

Sevan Matossian (26:38):

Hey, what do I do? Be like, I was just kidding about the pleasure. Shit. I’m on a podcast with 3,500 people. Yeah,

Mattew Souza (26:46):

Thomas Graves. Thanks

Sevan Matossian (26:47):

Susan. They called me on my shit

Mattew Souza (26:49):

Way to kill my idea. So no Nashville, I don’t know anything. I don’t know anything about that. So Thomas, I did not kill your idea. It was just kind of regurgitating something that Dave, I thought said during the press conference. So Justin, I for thank you for everything se what was your interaction with Hopper like before he got cut? How was his attitude? It seems like he wanted to go.

Sevan Matossian (27:13):

Are you talking to me?

Mattew Souza (27:15):

Yeah, I can answer

Sevan Matossian (27:16):

Dude, I’m about to get kicked. I’m gone. I’m about to get kicked out of my room. I took my shoes off already in here. No one should come in here

Mattew Souza (27:21):

Tonight, dude, I got you. Hopper’s interaction, he was light, he was energetic, he was feeling it and then things strange.

Caleb Beaver (27:28):

Yeah, during the 400 meters he looked super dejected and couldn’t even keep a solid pace. So that explains that. Okay, next.

Mattew Souza (27:36):

I’m just going to keep hammering through these. Why?

Sevan Matossian (27:38):

Hey, something was weird. Lemme tell you this. Yeah. Something was weird with Hopper because he was doing the snatches slow and that’s nothing for him.

John Young (27:47):

It felt like he wanted to get cut.

Mattew Souza (27:50):

What do you mean?

Sevan Matossian (27:51):

Do you think he knew No cut?

John Young (27:54):

No, because was like five points from getting cut. That’s literally just doing the snatches at a regular speed. Shit. You beat three people, which in their scenario he was so slow in the snatches, you beat three people then you’re not cut. Or if it’s two people, I think it’s two people. And he was very slow on the snatches like Chevron said, and he was very slow at the running. He’s a good runner. That’s one of his better

Sevan Matossian (28:22):

Things. If he’s

John Young (28:23):

Able to do the bar muscle ups unbroken, which he did,

Sevan Matossian (28:26):

I’ll be back. There’s

John Young (28:28):

No reason he should be as slow as he was and the last set of snatches, he wasn’t pushing, he wasn’t running sprinting to the finish line. To me, it felt like he knew he was going to get cut in the next round or he knew he was just having a bad games and he just was ready for it to be over and didn’t try.

Sevan Matossian (28:50):

Did you see the private chat?

Caleb Beaver (28:54):

Oh, you better get your

Mattew Souza (28:55):

Ass out of there. Oh wow.

Sevan Matossian (28:58):

Okay. I’m going to try to come back guys. I have to go deal with this.

Mattew Souza (29:01):

All right. I’m going to keep hammering through some. I

Sevan Matossian (29:02):

Love you guys. Hey, no one say anything negative about anyone.

Mattew Souza (29:05):


Sevan Matossian (29:07):

Make sure you talk about make sure. Thank you. Make sure you talk about Colton Merton’s win. I cried then too actually. It was crazy. Yeah.

Mattew Souza (29:18):

Okay, we’ll see you very soon. Hopefully.

Sevan Matossian (29:20):

God, this is crazy that I’m going to do this. I’m

Mattew Souza (29:22):

Sorry. Okay, that’s fine. We’ll hold it down. Okay. Eric Wise, dollar 99 in Crin. Can’t answer that for you brother. No, sorry, hold on. Lemme just get through a few of these and then let’s bring up the men’s leaderboard. That burpee, dude. $5. Okay, let’s talk Pig Colt. Merton’s. Now Savage of Savages. Completely agree. I don’t know if I could talk about this conversation. Nevermind. We’ll bring it up later. $5. That burpy. Dude, thank you. Yes, Colton is a savage.

Caleb Beaver (29:52):

That was incredible to watch. It was so cool. The whole entire stadium just went nuts. I think that was the loudest I’d heard them for anybody.

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