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Meet the Author: Stephen Madden

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Stephen Madden is the chief content strategist for the enthusiast publisher F+W edia. website Sports on Earth. He was the founding editor of Sports on Earth, Outdoor Explorer and Fitbie. Madden has held various staff positions at Sports Illustrated, Fortune, and Bicycling, where under his editorship the magazine won two National Magazine Awards. His writing has appeared in more than 25 publications and websites. He graduated from Cornell University. An avid Crossfitter, cyclist and swimmer, Madden lives in Chatham, NJ with his wife and three children.

Books by Stephen Madden

Embrace the Suck

What I Learned at the Box About Hard Work, (Very) Sore Muscles, and Burpees Before Sunrise

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Former Editor In Chief of Bicycling magazine Steve Madden shares his journey "inside the box" with the fitness revolution sweeping America, CrossFit. With irreverence, humor, and journalistic curiosity, Madden relates how he got in the best shape of his life and reveals the story behind the CrossFit phenomenon.  More »