This blogpost explores the sport of CrossFit as meaningful material practice via the use and display of t-shirts. It offers a unique case study and encourages us to look at the domain of sport with new eyes, one where materials, artefacts and practices are simultaneously part of the mundane world but also transcend the ordinary and manifest transformative values. The blogpost is published at the Material Religion Blog.
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To quote: Ornella, Alexander D.: “Clothed with Strength: Meaningful Material Practices in the Sport of CrossFit”, Web blog post. Material Religions. 29 July 2015. http://materialreligions.blogspot.com/2015/07/clothed-with-strength-meaningful.html [date of access].