In November, 2014 I had the idea to start a #WODSwap, where Crossfitters and other fitness fanatics can connect with like-minded people and make some new friends, do some networking, and get hooked up with some swag in the process!

#WODSwap crossfit penpal program


#WODSwap Rules:

  • If you sign up you are COMMITTING to sending a package in the current month, so please do not sign up if you cannot commit!
  • You will have to re-sign up each month, so no worries about being locked in forever!
  • If there are less than two signups from your country, I will let you know and you will not be matched this month.
  • Every month, you get matched up with another person who loves to WOD (You can WOD at a box, at home, in a globo gym, honestly, don’t even need to be someone who Crossfits!).
  • I’ll send you your WOD Buddy’s email address by the 6th of the month. Send your partner a friendly note, introduce yourself, where you WOD, what you like to do, share something interesting about you. From here, you can chat a bit, find out what he or she likes/dislikes, get to know each other, and get his/her address.
  • With a budget of $25 (more or less at your discretion), send your WOD buddy a package of goodies. Some ideas are a shirt from your home box, headbands, tank tops, t-shirts, socks, wrist wraps, shorts, tape, grips, or maybe something to aid in recovery. Get creative!!! (Note: I purchase most of my CF gear online, so keep the timing in mind when signing up!)
  • Send out your package by the 20th of the month.
  • Instagram, tweet, blog, share your goodie box in the first week of the next month and use the hashtag #WODSwap!
  • I am not responsible for anything that happens once the pairing is done, so please be fair and participate at your own risk. By signing up, you are granting me permission to use your email for any communication relative to the #WODSwap only

Visit the WODSwap Facebook Group to keep up with what others are swapping, and sign up for the latest month’s swap!

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Bridget March 11, 2015 at 1:55 pm

I see the date for registering for March was the 5th. When can I register for April?


Nancy Robinson April 3, 2015 at 2:55 pm

I’m new to Crossfit and think the WODSwap is a great way to learn more!!!


~jenniferlynn April 3, 2015 at 3:06 pm

Yay!!! Hope you love it!!


Ashley April 6, 2015 at 8:46 pm

Hello! I hope I signed up…I don’t have a confirmation e-mail, but I have not received my buddy’s e-mail. I hope it went through..I’m so excited!


nicki July 6, 2015 at 7:14 pm

wow this sounds like a awesome idea 🙂 Im in Australia – does it matter where everyone is located ?


~jenniferlynn July 6, 2015 at 9:51 pm

Hi Nicki! for the signup, nope- anyone can sign up! Though unfortunately, if there is only one person from that country, I won’t send out a match as it’s too pricey to ship internationally for most people :(((


Torie November 1, 2015 at 4:13 am

Hi nicki, fabulous idea! I love it. I’m in England – do you have matches in Britain for me?


Stacy peterson November 2, 2015 at 8:34 pm

Interested in wod swap if still happening


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