Sunday, March 11, 2012

I AM Second.

At some point in life we all find our selves lost to addiction. Some of us are the more straight forward pill poppers, snorters, grass smokers or alcoholics. We crave the more stereotypical drugs which are mind-altering or emotionally and behaviorally charged. For others of us our careers, relationships, sex, money, our sport, or our pursuit of earthly accolades are our drugs of choice. No matter which "drug" I've ever found myself worshiping, none have ever been powerful enough to provide my soul with an overwhelming sense of peace and fulfillment that lasts. They're all moving targets which I endlessly toil and labor for just to get to a point where I'm able to grasp them for only a fleeting moment...before they once again escape my reach.
As I enter the last half of the 2012 CrossFit Games Open, I, like many others have been all consumed by asking the question of "what place am I in now?". I found my answer to this question not on the 2012 Reebok CrossFit Games learderboard, but rather in this dynamic video testimony given by former Korn metal band lead guitarist, Brian "Head" Welch:

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