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Annie Thorisdottir during the Muscle-Up Clean Ladder at the 2017 CrossFit Games. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Europe Regional Preview: New Faces Look to Break Through in “New” Regional

Berlin, Germany is six hours ahead of the East Coast and nine hours on the West. The competition begins at 9am local time, meaning that if you are in the United States you will...

Dumbbell Hang Clean and Jerks in 18.1

We knew 18.1 would feature a never-before-seen movement...and Dave Castro did not disappoint. The newest movement to appear in the CrossFit Open is the "Dumbbell Hang Clean & Jerk". With just one dumbbell, athletes...
Sara Sigmundsdottir during 2016 Open

How to Watch the 18.1 CrossFit Open Live Announcement

Today is the day. We're so close to finding out the pain that Dave Castro has in store for us. At 8pm Eastern/5pm Pacific Thursday, February 22, CrossFit will release the workout for 18.1...
2018 CrossFit Open Athletes

CrossFit Open Live Announcement Athlete Match-Ups

Earlier this week we found out the locations of the 2018 CrossFit Open Live Announcements. Now, we know which athletes will be throwing down each week. The biggest surprise is that neither 2017 CrossFit Games...
After earning two second- place finishes on Day 1, Kristin Holte sits atop the Meridian Regional Leaderboard. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

What Could the Two European Regionals Look Like Next Year?

The biggest beneficiaries of the changes to the 2018 CrossFit Regional format were athletes from the European/Meridian regional. As the Europe and Africa regions expanded significantly over the past several years, just qualifying for the...
Sam Briggs at 2015 CrossFit Games

Sunday Morning Individual Event: Madison Triplet

This event was made specifically for Sam Briggs, right? A five-round event with plenty of running and some grunt work... The Sunday morning event in North Park is very similar to the 2015 Midline Madness...
Jamie Greene in weight vest

Our Predictions for the Meridian Regional

We are down to the final weekend of regional competitions. The final 15 men, women and teams will be punching their ticket to the CrossFit Games on Sunday afternoon. The Meridian Regional is in...
Sam Briggs at 2015 CrossFit Games

Cream of the Crop Rise on Women’s Leaderboard After 17.2

While there's still time for some scores to be validated and show up on the leaderboard, the top of the women's leaderboard is full of top Games athletes. Of the top 10 athletes, 8...
Dave Castro during 17.1 Workout Announcement (screencap)

Predicting 17.2

Well, 17.1 brought usĀ (and is still bringing) the dumbbells. And while some predicted dumbbell snatches, no one saw the nasty dumbbell snatch and burpee box jump over couplet that Dave Castro gave us to...
Dumbbells will be featured in the CrossFit Open for the first time.

Break out the Dumbbells for 17.1

Here it is! 17.1 features TWO brand new movements. The dumbbell snatch and a combination of two very common movements, the Burpee Box Jump Over. And another twist, the first workout of 2017 is FOR TIME! For...

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