Rich Froning Gets Rash After Swimming Through Duck Poop Day Before CrossFit Games

Rich Froning, Dre Strohm and Darren Hunsucker in the athlete warm-up area at the 2019 CrossFit Games. Photo via Instagram/@crossfitsarge
Rich Froning, Dre Strohm and Darren Hunsucker in the athlete warm-up area at the 2019 CrossFit Games. Photo via Instagram/@crossfitsarge

Yes, you read the headline right. A day before the start of the CrossFit Games, Rich Froning was swimming in Lake Monona when he swam through duck poop. Unfortunately, for Froning that duck poop was infested with parasites.

Froning came out of the water with a nasty rash and blisters. Just check out Dre Strohm’s reaction!

The good news is that Froning reported in the comments section that some Benadryl helped clear up the rash.

That’s good news as the teams kick off the 2019 CrossFit Games with the first event at 10:30. The teams will take on Team Assault to Bob.


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