Who Is Lisbeth Darsh?

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Heard of CrossFit? I’m a major reason why.

As a key early director at CrossFit, Inc. I helped explode CrossFit from a tiny workout regimen with thousands of devotees in 2008 to a worldwide global phenomenon with millions of fans, broadcasts on ESPN, and over 10,000 global affiliates.

Then I left in 2014 to conquer new worlds, like writing books and venturing into mindfulness as the Director of Digital Marketing Strategy for 1440 Multiversity.

I know how to tell stories and build community. I’m also honest, hard-working, and fun. Integrity isn’t an option in my world: along with kindness, it’s the cornerstone of everything I do.

And I can help you build a stronger mindset—which is the focus of my six books and my newsletter:

  1. “Strong Starts In The Mind”
  2. “Live Like That”
  3. “The world is brutal and you must be brave”
  4. “The FUNctional Fitness Coloring & Activity Book for Adults”
  5. “Strong Starts in the Mind: Workout Journal #1”
  6. “Strong Starts in the Mind: Workout Journal #2”

I’ve done a few other things:

  • CrossFit gym owner (CrossFit Watertown in CT, 2007-2011)
  • Writing professor, Naugatuck Valley Community College
  • United States Air Force officer
  • Masters in the Humanities from California State University
  • BA from Vassar College

People have called me a thought leader, an industry icon, a top influencer, a legend, and a “sports inspirationalist” (I think they made that one up!) but maybe my favorite thing is what Stone Coast CrossFit wrote:

“Lisbeth Darsh is funny, searingly honest, and says all the things we wish we could find the words to say.”

My work has been read by millions of people and I am grateful.

You can read my Amazon reviews here, with wonderful words like these:

“Her writing is insightful, direct, funny, poignant and will stay in your head and heart long after you’ve finished reading. She is a master of her craft.”

I’m a lucky woman. If you’re interested in working with me, shoot me an email at writer[at]lisbethdarsh[dot]com.

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You can build a stronger mind. Let’s get started. Go find my books on Amazon.