Annie Thorisdottir: 2x CrossFit Games Champion, Overcoming Postpartum Depression, and Balancing Sport and Motherhood
Annie Thorisdottir is a two-time CrossFit Games Champion. After only a couple of months of CrossFit practice, Annie competed in the 2009 CrossFit Games where she famously performed her first muscle-up mid-competition. Her 1st place wins came shortly after in 2011 and 2012 making her the first female athlete to ever win the CrossFit Games twice. Of her eleven Games appearances, she has podiumed six times. Annie took a break in 2020 to have her first child and was back at it placing 3rd in 2021. Annie is known for competing with a smile and her infectious positive attitude. Annie lives in Iceland with her partner, fellow CrossFit Games athlete Frederik Aegidius and their daughter Freyja.•This episode of The Ready State Podcast is sponsored by LMNT, our favorite electrolyte drink mix. It was created based on a science-backed electrolyte ratio, with no sugar, no coloring, no artificial ingredients, or any other junk. Everyone needs electrolytes, but if you’re an active person and/or on a low-carb diet, you really need electrolytes to feel and perform your best. We drink LMNT every single day and it is our go-to drink for mountain biking. For more info and to get a free sample pack (just pay shipping), click HERE!
Jason McCarthy is the founder and CEO of GORUCK. While serving in Special Forces, GORUCK was born and the goal was simple: build a rucksack with life or death quality standards that would thrive from Baghdad to NYC. Jason is also the co-founder and CEO of Sandlot, an organization that empowers...
Joe De Sena is the founder and CEO of Spartan, the world’s leading endurance sports brand. He has built Spartan into a global fitness and wellness brand, with a 10 million+ community of athletes across the globe. Under his leadership, Spartan’s portfolio of brands has grown to include Spartan...