The 2022 Zelos Games is an online competition from November 11-21. However, there is a two-day in-person competition to showcase the event. Twelve men and twelve women have been invited to compete in Las Vegas, Nevada, at Camp Rhino.
The scores from the in-person competition will count towards the overall online leaderboard, but there is also prize money up for grabs during the in-person competition.
Here is a preview of the 12 women who will be competing live in Vegas this weekend.
Elena Budz recently joined the Underdogs Athletics camp. Budz has made it to the Semifinals the past two seasons. In 2022, Budz finished 58th in the Quarterfinals and 9th at the CrossFit Atlas Games.
Alex Gazan is coming off her first appearance at the CrossFit Games where she finished 24th overall. Gazan is also a member of the Underdogs Athletics team. She has been to the Semifinals the past two seasons and finished 4th at the Granite Games to qualify for this year’s Games.
Alexis Johnson has been to the CrossFit Games four times – twice as an individual and twice on a team. Most recently, Johnson was on the CrossFit Mayhem Independence team that finished 5th at the 2022 CrossFit Games.
Devyn Kim competed at the CrossFit Games four times in the teen divisions. Her best finish was 2nd in 2017 in the Teenage Girls 14-15 year-old division. But this year, she competed on CrossFit Invictus’ team that finished 3rd place and stood on the podium.
Christine Kolenbrander has competed at the CrossFit Games twice on a team (2017 and 2018), but this past year she made it as an individual. Kolenbrander took 5th place at the Syndicate Crown to qualify for the CrossFit Games. She finished 27th overall in her first individual appearance this past August.
Ellia Miller is a two-time fittest military service member in the Occupational Games. Miller finished 1st in the Active-Duty Military division. And then in Semifinals, Miller finished 22nd at the Syndicate Crown.
Another Underdogs Athletics athlete, Kyra Milligan has competed at the Mid-Atlantic CrossFit Challenge Semifinal the past two seasons. In 2022, Milligan finished 14th overall.
Andrea Nisler has been to the CrossFit Games more than any other female competitor at the Zelos Games. Nisler has been to the CrossFit Games six times and finished 10th as an individual in the 2020 CrossFit Games. Nisler was on CrossFit Mayhem Freedom’s championship team the past two seasons.
Sam Petrich is an HWPO coach and athlete. Petrich is a two-time Regionals athlete and has competed at Semifinals the past two seasons. Petrich finished 21st at the Mid-Atlantic CrossFit Challenge in 2022.
Roran Scott, or Ro for short, is on the Daytona Venom team in the Florida Grid League. Within CrossFit, Scott made it to the Semifinals for the first time in 2022. Scott finished 21st at the Syndicate Crown.
Sola Sigurdardottir has qualified for the CrossFit Games three times. In 2016 and 2017, she competed on a team. And then after going individual the past two years and making it to Semifinals, Sigurdardottir earned her ticket to the 2022 CrossFit Games after taking 4th at CrossFit Strength in Depth. She ended up finishing 34th at the 2022 CrossFit Games.
Brittany Weiss has been to the CrossFit Games three times on a team, all with CrossFit Invictus. In 2022, Weiss was teammates with fellow Zelos Games competitor Devyn Kim that finished 3rd overall.