How the Athletes Recover After the CrossFit Games

Mekenzie Riley doing some ROMWOD on the beach after the 2017 CrossFit Games. @itskenzieriley/Instagram
For the athletes competing at the CrossFit Games, the four (technically five) days of competition are grueling. From little sleep to an almost endless number of events, getting through the weekend is an accomplishment in and of itself. So how do the top athletes rest...

Angelo DiCicco Looks Ahead to 2018 CrossFit Games Season

Angelo DiCicco at 2017 Mayhem for Mustard Seed Ranch competition. Photo by The Barbell Spin.
Angelo DiCicco has had a good run competing in the Teens divisions at the CrossFit Games over the past three seasons. In 2015, the first year CrossFit held a Teen competition at the Games, DiCicco won the 14-15 Teenage Boys division. In 2016, DiCicco...

Sam Briggs and Adrian Mundwiler Form European Super Team for Swiss Alpine Battle

Sam Briggs and Adrian Mundwiler create European Super Team to compete at 2017 Swiss Alpine Battle. @swissalpinebattle/Instagram
Earlier this week we shared that Patrick Vellner and Lindy Barber would be traveling to compete at the 2017 Swiss Alpine Battle next month. Now a second super team has been announced. This time it is from Europe. Sam Briggs and Adrian Mundwiler will join...

Alec Smith Reflects on Rookie CrossFit Games Experience

Alec Smith joined his brother, Ben Smith, on the competition floor of the CrossFit Games for the first time last week. Alec, the middle brother, had attempted to qualify for the CrossFit Games over the past several years, but had always fallen short. Until this...

Noah Ohlsen Cuts His Iconic Hair

Noah Ohlsen cut his iconic hair over the weekend. @nohlsen/Instagram
Much has been made of Noah Ohlsen's hair over the years. His hair, always perfect before and after a WOD, is one of Ohlsen's trademarks in CrossFit. But that has is no longer. Over the weekend, Ohlsen went to the barbershop and chopped it all...

Brooke Wells Broke Her Finger at CrossFit Games

Brooke Wells shares she broke her finger on Friday of the CrossFit Games. @brookewellss/Instagram
Brooke Wells broke the middle finger on her right hand on Friday night at the CrossFit Games. Wells did not mention the injury until just this afternoon via an Instagram story. In the story, Wells shows that her broken finger is still swollen and is unable...

Sunrise Strategic Partners Acquires Minority Stake in Kill Cliff

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Sunrise Strategic Partners announced yesterday that it had acquired a minority ownership stake in Kill Cliff. The terms of the deal were not disclosed, but according to Sunrise's website they target companies that generate revenue between $10-20 million. Prior to the deal, however, Kill...

AWOD – 8/9/17

Chris Shimley on the Assault Bike. @shimley14/Instagram
After a bit of a hiatus for the CrossFit Games, the AWOD is back. The off-season is upon us so let's get after it and begin preparing for the 2018 Open...it's only six months away. Via Chris Shimley: "Dry-Athlon" 2k Row 150cal Assault Bike 2 Mile Run Who's going to...

No One Won the $1 Million Fantasy Pick ‘Em Grand Prize

Bethany Branham during the Assault Banger event at the 2017 CrossFit Games.
Surprisingly, or not, no one won the $1 million Reebok CrossFit Games Fantasy Pick 'Em grand prize. The odds were only slightly not in our favor. However, there were still some awesome prizes to be had for the top 3 finishers. The winning score was...

ICYMI: The CrossFit Games Highlight Video Is Great

In case you missed it, CrossFit showed a 4-minute highlight video at the conclusion of the Games Sunday night. The video has since been posted on YouTube and it is awesome! So if you haven't watched it yet, stop what you're doing and spend the next...

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