Teens and Masters Athletes Qualify for the CrossFit Games

George Sterner during the Squat Clean event at the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games
Last night the deadline to submit scores for the Online Qualifier passed. And with it, we now have a clearer picture of which Teens and Masters athletes will be competing in Madison, Wisconsin, at the 2017 CrossFit Games. For the first year, the Teen divisions...

Regional Battles: Brooke Wells vs. Sara Sigmundsdottir

Brooke Wells at CrossFit Games
Author’s note: This is the second installment of a three-part series. In the first installment, we took a look at reigning champion Katrin Davidsdottir versus last year's fittest American, Kari Pearce. We are a month away from seeing the fittest on Earth test their yearlong training in...

Khan Porter Opens Up About Anxiety Disorder

Khan Porter via Instagram - @iamkhanporter
Khan Porter is one of the top CrossFit athletes in not just Australia, but also the world. Porter has made it to the CrossFit Games the past three years with his best finish coming in 2014, 27th place. From the outside, a fan sees Porter...

Masters & Teen Online Qualifier Workouts Released Tonight

Masters Division at the 2016 CrossFit Games
The next stage of the competition for the Masters and Teen athletes starts tonight at 8pm Eastern / 5pm Pacific. The top 200 in each age division will have the opportunity to do four more workouts for the opportunity to make it into the...

Car Accident Sidelines ZA Anderson from 2017 CrossFit Games Season

ZA Anderson going into surgery after car accident - via Instagram @zaanderson023
ZA Anderson took 10th place at the 2013 CrossFit Games. Since then, injuries have plagued Anderson. He missed the 2014 season with a back injury. In 2015, Anderson was diagnosed with palsy in his serratus and latissimus. Last year, Anderson was able to compete...

Second Wave of Individual Invites Sent

Jordan Cook at Misfit Athletics (via Instagram)
The first wave of individual invites to compete at the CrossFit Regionals went out last week. Athletes had until this past Monday to accept or decline their spot at regionals. Following the deadline, CrossFit sent out a second wave of invites to fill out...

Optimizing Power Development for CrossFit WODs

CrossFit is a unique sport in that it requires the successful integration of multiple fitness components simultaneously, in which each needs to be extremely well developed for an individual to have any hope of competing at a high level. First, CrossFit requires a high...

Regional Battles: Katrin Davidsdottir vs. Kari Pearce

Katrin Davidsdottir at the 2015 CrossFit Games
Author's note: This is the first installment of a three-part series. We're a month away from seeing the fittest on Earth test their yearlong training in their respective region at the 2017 CrossFit Regionals. The athletes will head to one of eight regional events over...

Michele Letendre May Not be Completely Retired If Deka CrossFit Qualifies for Regionals

Michele Letendre during 7k Trail Run at the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games
Michele Letendre retired from competing in the CrossFit Games after last year. However, it appears that the Games veteran will come out of retirement if her team is able to move up into a qualifying spot. Letendre finished 19th in the Canada East region...

Christy Adkins Going Team

Christy Adkins is going team and is joining CrossFit Balance in 2017.
Christy Adkins is the latest CrossFit Games veteran choosing to decline an individual invite to Regionals and instead electing to compete on a team. Adkins, 31, has competed at the CrossFit Games seven times. Last year Adkins placed 24th at the Games. In 2017, however, Adkins...
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