7 Brazilian CrossFit Athletes to Keep an Eye Out During the 2021 CrossFit Open

2 – Larissa Cunha

  • Age: 30 years
  • Height: 153cm
  • Weight: 62kg

On the women’s side, Larissa is the one to keep an eye out for this Open. She has been in the spotlight among Brazilian competitors since 2015, but reached her performance peak last year, at 30 years old.

Aside from being Brazil’s Fittest Woman on Earth, she also finished 39th place overall in the CrossFit Open. She was born in Natal, capital of Rio Grande do Norte, a state in the northeast of Brazil, but has moved to Rio de Janeiro to train professionally.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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I have been an athlete since I was five years old. While my friends would go to the movies on a Wednesday, for example, I had to hit the gym. It is necessary to let go of some things so you can conquer others. Not having my family around is the biggest challenge to me, because they were always supportive of my decisions.

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