Striving for Failure-whiteFaced with a challenge, adaptive athlete Kendra Bailey used CrossFit to break through her own fear and reach the next level.

“PUT THIS ON,” CrossFit coach Christian Larson said to his athlete, Kendra Bailey, as he handed her a short chain with a hook fixed onto the end of it.  Bailey looked at the apparatus and then looked at her “baby arm,” a name that other kids gave to Bailey’s half-arm when she was in middle school. Bailey was born with the genetic defect, a missing arm just below her elbow, and knew her limitations.  Those limitations obviously included a pull-up.

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