Dave Castro Teases an Individual Event Chipper

Dave Castro teases another CrossFit Games event for the individuals. @thedavecastro/Instagram
Dave Castro has teased another event for the individual athletes. This time, Castro shares a chipper-style rep scheme of "100-80-60-40-20". To make things interesting, Castro told fans that the first person who correctly guesses the movements in order will win an Air Assault Bike. So...

CrossFit Games Venue and Athlete Division Schedules Released

Reigning Games champ Katrin Davidsdottir is proving why she's won the Games twice. Davidsdottir won both events on Day 2 at the East Regional.
CrossFit announced that it has developed the CrossFit Games app for the 2017 CrossFit Games yesterday. The app will allow fans to view the leaderboards, view the schedule of events and other pertinent information throughout Games weekend. One of the interesting twists of the app...

Details of Team Clean & Jerk Event Released

Kristin Reffett and Rich Froning of CrossFit Mayhem Freedom
Earlier this week Dave Castro shared that the teams would be doing a 1RM clean & jerk event. At the time, however, Castro provided no further details. Today, CrossFit has shared the details of the events. Yes, the Team Clean & Jerk will be two...

2017 Team Series With New Format

The Dream Team during the 2015 CrossFit Team Series
In an unusual timing for the announcement, CrossFit has revealed that the 2017 Team Series will have a different format. The Team Series, started in 2014, has historically been a 4-person roster consisting of 2 men and 2 women. New in 2017, the Team Series...

Two Teams Disqualified From 2017 CrossFit Games for Failed Drug Tests

OJ Washington snatching during CrossFit Open 17.3. @oj_washington/Instagram
We mentioned earlier this afternoon that Ryan Elrod failed a drug test. Now news has come out that two teams will also be banned from the 2017 CrossFit Games. CrossFit Marysville and Bear Republic CrossFit will miss the Games after a member of their team failed...

CrossFit Suspends Ryan Elrod for Failed Drug Test

Ryan Elrod after qualifying for the CrossFit Games. @relrod57/Instagram
Ryan Elrod has shared on Instagram that CrossFit has notified him that he failed a drug test at Regionals. Elrod, 34, finished 5th in the Atlantic Regional, but subsequently tested positive for a prescription fertility medication. CrossFit notified Elrod of the failed test and has suspended...

James Newbury Snubbed on Ninja Warrior Australia

James Newbury won both events on Day 2 and sits in first overall heading into the final day.
James Newbury took a brief break from training for the CrossFit Games to take a run at the Ninja Warrior Australia course recently. Newbury was one of 50 athletes who competed in one of the preliminary heats on the Australian show. Newbury was able to...

Rich Froning Turns 30

Rich Froning at the 2017 Mayhem for Mustard Seed Ranch charity competition. Photo by The Barbell Spin
Rich Froning, the 4-time individual CrossFit Games champion and 2-time CrossFit Games Affiliate Team champion, turned 30 years old today. Froning changed the "Sport of Fitness" six years ago when he won his first Fittest on Earth Title. Since then, Froning has yet to...

AWOD – 7/21/17

A "Fran-ish" WOD to wrap up the week. @tennil_reed/Instagram
Keeping with the theme this week of fast, all-out workouts, we're going to finish the week with another burner. This time, it is a bit Fran-ish with chest-to-bar pull-ups and thrusters, but with a slightly different rep scheme. As Tennil Reed puts it, "nice,...

AWOD – 7/20/17

Yesterday was a really short burner. Today is a little bit longer, but still one where you have to just go. Five minutes isn't that long... Via Brooke Ence: 5-minute AMRAP of 10 Push Press* 12 cal Assault Bike *Pick a weight you can go unbroken throughout
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