These amazing CrossFit transformations will show you how far the Dottirs, Icelandic top athletes, have travelled!
Annie became the first famous of the Dottirs by being the first female CrossFit athlete to win the CrossFit Games twice.
She combines grit, determination and impressive strength. Her years of experience have paved the way for other Icelandic female athletes such as Katrin, Sara and Thuridur.
AT THE BEGINNING OF HER CROSSFIT CAREER
Annie’s background is in gymnastics and athletics, in particular pole vault. Her first CrossFit Games appearance was in 2009 where she learnt how to snatch and muscle-up.
ANNIE SNATCHING AFTER BEING TAUGHT HOW TO DO THE EXERCISE DURING THE WARM UP
Prior to the competition, Annie had never snatched before, so she had to learn the exercise in order to compete. It shows how far The CrossFit Games has come in the last few years!
DEADLIFT LADDER AT THE 2009 CROSSFIT GAMES
“Throwback to CF Games 2015 and 2010. Small change in shoulder mobility, positioning and strength. I’ll let you guys guess which one is the older one.”
KATRIN DAVIDSDOTTIR – DOTTIRS DEVELOPMENT
Katrin Davidsdottir was touted as the new Annie, and she delivered. 2x CrossFit Games champion, she is a force to be reckoned with in CrossFit!
She has developed significantly as an athlete, with her strong gymnastic background and competitive nature, she became unstoppable after working with Ben Bergeron to improve her mental game.
Amazing CrossFit Transformations – Back in her gymnastic days…
Þuríður Erla Helgadóttir, Þurí, was born in Iceland, in 1991. As a child and teenager, she played football and then moved on to track and field, doing 400-800 m. sprints.
She started CrossFit in 2010 at CrossFit Sport, where she has trained since.
Along with competing and training, Þurí studies Physiotherpy at the University of Iceland and coaches classes at CrossFit Sport.
Her competitive CrossFit career started in 2011 she went with a team from CrossFit Sport to the European Regionals where they took 1st place and qualified for The CrossFit Games. Þurí then made her first trip to the Games!
Amazing CrossFit Transformations – Bjork Odinsdottir competed at The CrossFit Games in 2014 and 2016.
As a Viking Shieldmaiden
And as a gladiator
SARA SIGMUNDSDOTTIR – DOTTIRS DEVELOPMENT
Sara can be considered the fan favourite of the Dottirs. She is a CrossFit icon and started the sport initially to get in shape and find a boyfriend.
She competed in runs and in physique shows as well.
For more transformations, check this article out:
- Annie-Thorisdottir lose belly fat: Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc
- Katrin-Davidsdottir: CrossFit Inc.
- Katrin Davidsdottir: Katrin Davidsdottir
- Thuri: Thuri Helgadottir
- Thuridur: CrossFit Inc
- bjork-odinsdottir-crossfit-clean: Girls Who Lift
- Sara running: Sara Sigmundsdottir
- Sara-Sigmundsdottir: Sara Sigmundsdottir
- Sara Sigmundsdottir Transformation: Instagram / CrossFit Inc.