Bethany Branham Before CrossFit

Bethany Branham at 2013 NPC Texas Shredder Classic
Bethany Branham just qualified for the CrossFit Games this past weekend. Branford finished 4th in the South Regional after winning the South Central region during the CrossFit Open. Branham is relatively new to the Sport of Fitness as she began competing in CrossFit just...

Sean Sweeney Reflects on South Regional, Missing Games

Sean Sweeney during Event 2 of the CrossFit South Regionals.
If you were following the men's competition at the CrossFit South Regional this past weekend you likely heard about Sean Sweeney's criticism of his judge during Event 2. Sweeney, who started the weekend off with a 6th place finish plummeted down the leaderboard after...

AWOD – 5/23/17

Sam Briggs at 2015 CrossFit Games
Who else is excited to see if Sam Briggs can make it back to the CrossFit Games once again? She's already qualified in the new 35-39 Masters division, but in 10 days she will be competing in the Meridian Regional for her 4th CrossFit...

5 Things We Learned From the First Weekend of Regionals

The Wasatch Brutes continue to lead on Day 2. The team took first in both of the events on the second of three days of competition.
The first week of Regionals is in the books. While we didn't see a heavy barbell, or a barbell at all for that matter, the events were exciting for the most part and led to some great competition. After watching way too many hours (if...

AWOD – 5/22/17

Who else spent all weekend tuned in to the East and South Regionals? We sure did...catch up on our Regional recaps and news from the first weekend. The good news is that we are less than four days away from the start of Week #2...thanks...

Elijah Muhammad is Returning to the CrossFit Games

Elijah Muhammad had a great Day 2, notching a first-place finish on Event 3, and a fourth-place finish on Event 4.
Fan favorite Elijah "EZ" Muhammad has qualified once again for the 2017 CrossFit Games. Muhammad, who missed out on the Games in 2013 and 2014 after struggling with handstand push-ups, made it to the Games in 2015. However, last year Muhammad once again was...

Lucas Parker Shares Reason for Withdrawing

Screen cap from Lucas Parker's 17.3 video
As expected after Lucas Parker withdrew of competition following Event 2, he has shared why he was unable to continue. Parker took to Facebook Sunday to share what happened to him on Friday at the CrossFit East Regional. During Event 1 Parker became dizzy and...

Tim Paulson, Marquan Jones Break into Top 5 in the East

Tim Paulson after winning Event 2.
In a Regional where the headlines are about injuries (here, here, here and here), Tim Paulson and Marquan Jones are making the good kind of headlines. In a Regional stacked full of CrossFit Games veterans, including the 2016 Fittest Man on Earth and the...

Lucas Parker Withdraws from East Regional

Lucas Parker during Event 1 of the 2017 CrossFit East Regional.
For the first time in six years, Lucas Parker will not be competing at the CrossFit Games. Parker withdrew from the East Regional after Day 1. Parker started off on Event 1 with a disappointing 38th place finish in which he was later helped off...

Nick Paladino Also Suffered Pec Injury from Event 2

Nick Paladino at 2017 Mayhem for Mustand Seed Ranch. Photo by The Barbell Spin.
The unofficial pec tear count is now up to 6. Alex Vigneault tore his pec in training leading up to Regionals and ultimately withdrew prior to the start of competition. And then during Event 2 at the East Regional, Corey Lunney, Christian Harris, Kyle...

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