Big Names Not Competing In The CrossFit Open This Year

Josh Bridges celebrates after his heat win during Heavy 17.5 at the 2017 CrossFit Games.
Josh Bridges celebrates after his heat win during Heavy 17.5 at the 2017 CrossFit Games.

Week 1 of the 2019 CrossFit Open is already in the books. This year saw a decline in participation compared to last year, but most of the top athletes fighting for a spot at the CrossFit Games are back. But there are a few exceptions.

Here are some of the top athletes not competing this year:

  • Margaux Alvarez
  • Tennil Beuerlein
  • Josh Bridges (surgery)
  • Brooke Ence
  • Jared Enderton
  • Garret Fisher (surgery)
  • Michele Fumagalli
  • Roy Gamboa
  • Rachel Garibay
  • Whitney Gelin
  • Brandon Luckett
  • Alex Parker
  • Meredith Root

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