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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...
Brent Fikowski and Pat Vellner preparing for the CrossFit Invitational. @pvellner/Instagram

Fikowski and Vellner are Ready for the Invitational…Especially if Curling is Involved

Canadians sure love curling. As the CrossFit Invitational gets closer (it's this Sunday), Brent Fikowski and Pat Vellner have taken to Instagram to show they are ready for anything...including curling. As one user said, "Can’t...
Brent Fikowski pokes at Team Europe on recent Instagram post. @fikowski/Instagram

Brent Fikowski Throws Some Shade at Team Europe Ahead of CrossFit Invitational

The  CrossFit Invitational is less than two weeks away. So with that, Brent Fikowski, a member of Team Canada, had some fun at the expense of Team Europe's men. With Mitch Barnard filling in for...
Ben Garard poses with his certificate after breaking the Guinness World Record for most lunges in one minute by a male

Ben Garard Addresses His Brother’s Disqualification

The last 36 hours in the CrossFit world have been filled with reactions to the announcement that Ricky Garard, 3rd place at the 2017 CrossFit Games, had failed a drug test after the final...

Canadian and Meridian Rosters Named for CrossFit Invitational

CrossFit has released the rosters for the Canadian and Meridian teams for the 2017 CrossFit Invitational scheduled for later this year. The CrossFit Invitational is CrossFit's version of an all-star game featuring the top...
Mathew Fraser during Climbing Snail at the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games

Now Mat Fraser Weighs In On Doping News

Mat Fraser has decided to weigh in on the disqualification of Ricky Garard and Vellner getting the bump up to the podium. Fraser commented, "Congrats to my man @pvellner ..our true 3rd place finisher at the...
Patrick Vellner took third in his rookie year at the 2016 Games. On Day 2 of the East Regional, Vellner set the world record on Event 4. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Pat Vellner on Getting Bumped Up to the Podium

The fallout from Ricky Garard's failed drug test and removal from the 2017 CrossFit Games standings means that former 4th place finisher Pat Vellner has officially been recognized as the Third Fittest Man on...
Ricky Garard after the 2017 CrossFit Games. @rickygarard/Instagram

Ricky Garard Failed Drug Test and Stripped of 3rd Place Finish

Late last night CrossFit announced that 3rd place finisher at the 2017 CrossFit Games Ricky Garard had failed a drug test. Garard tested positive for testolone and endurobol, a beta-2 agonist following the final...
Podium at the 2017 Swiss Alpine Battle. Photo by @ nickferet

Sam Briggs and Adrian Mundwiler Win 2017 Swiss Alpine Battle

Just months after injuring his pec at the Meridian Regional, Adrian Mundwiler is back on the competition floor. This past weekend, Mundwiler and Sam Briggs teamed up to compete at the 2017 Swiss Alpine Battle. The...
Lukas Esslinger and Jennifer Smith to compete together at the 2017 Swiss Alpine Battle. @swissalpinebattle/Instagram

Jennifer Smith and Lukas Esslinger to Compete at Swiss Alpine Battle

The third super team competing at the 2017 Swiss Alpine Battle has been announced. CrossFit Games veterans Jennifer Smith and Lukas Esslinger will be traveling to Switzerland to compete the weekend of September 15. The pair,...

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