Paving the Way for Women in Sports: Carolyne Prevost


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Carolyne Prevost may be one of the best all-around athletes in CrossFit. Not only has she competed at the Games, but she has also won 11 national championships in four different sports.
She has competed in soccer, taekwondo and professional hockey, and she currently works as a high-school math, science and physical education teacher.
She spoke with Sean Woodland about the benefits of being a multi-sport athlete, her hockey career and how she’s helping students—especially girls—build self-confidence through fitness.
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3:34 – Growing up playing every sport under the sun.

9:03 – Playing hockey for the University of Wisconsin.

15:22 – How it feels to win 11 national championships.

16:46 – The letdowns of going pro.

18:46 – Working to establish a new women’s pro hockey league.

22:22 – Becoming a CrossFit competitor.

29:10 – Adapting to the new format of the CrossFit Games season.

33:39 – Her rookie Games, dealing with the pressure of the cuts and getting rhabdo.

38:45 – The Games season and COVID-19.

41:11 – Why become a teacher?

45:46 – Teaching girls to love what their bodies can do, not just what they look like.

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