Annie, a world-renowned competitor who originated from a small town in Iceland, has taken the CrossFit world by storm. Annie first came onto the scene in 2009 when she finished in 11th place at the CrossFit Games. In 2010, she took home an incredible 2nd place win before becoming the world’s first back-to-back female champion, claiming the title of “Fittest Woman on Earth” in both 2011 and 2012. Her strong sports background includes eight years of gymnastics experience along with two years each of ballet and pole vaulting. Growing up, Annie competed in countless sporting events and continually finished ahead of others who competed against her. She is down-to-earth and well known for her signature ever-present smile during workouts and heavy weightlifting. Annie does not give up easily. She has a passion for problem-solving, viewing her mistakes as tools for improvement, and is constantly searching for innovative ways to improve her technique.