Tag: Alec Smith

Rich Froning at 2017 Mayhem for Mustard Seed Ranch competition

Froning and Mayhem Freedom Fail to Qualify for the CrossFit Games

Rich Froning and his team, Mayhem Freedom, are not used to not finishing on the podium. However, that is exactly what happened yesterday as the Elite Co-Ed Teams of 4 competition wrapped up at...
Ben Smith at the 2018 CrossFit Games Atlantic Regional. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Make it 10! Ben Smith Qualifies for 10th Consecutive CrossFit Games

On Sunday, Ben Smith qualified for his 10th consecutive CrossFit Games. Smith, at just 28-years-old, finished 3rd in the Atlantic Regional to qualify for the 2018 CrossFit Games. The 10 CrossFit Games appearance ties...
Competitors at the 2017 USAFF National Championship. @usafunctionalfitness/Instagram

Dane Smith and Chelsea Nicholas Win 2017 USAFF National Championship

The inaugural USA Functional Fitness (USAFF) National Championship wrapped up Sunday afternoon in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Dane Smith and Chelsea Nicholas won the men's and women's competitions, respectively. Dane Smith won against a competitive men's...
Alec Smith testing out the Triple G Chipper event prior to the CrossFit Games. @alecsmith8/Instagram

USA Functional Fitness National Championship Line-up Announced

The 2017 USA Functional Fitness (USAFF) National Championships released the list of athletes competing and the heats for the first event. The competition begins Saturday, September 9, and will determine the athletes competing at...

Alec Smith Reflects on Rookie CrossFit Games Experience

Alec Smith joined his brother, Ben Smith, on the competition floor of the CrossFit Games for the first time last week. Alec, the middle brother, had attempted to qualify for the CrossFit Games over...
Jessa Lemoine, member of CrossFit Back Bay, using WHOOP. @jessalemoine/Instagram

Is WHOOP the Next Big Thing in CrossFit?

CrossFitters love the latest gear and equipment. Over the years we have seen numerous functional fitness products rise to popularity and flood our social media feeds. So if you've been following some of the...
Alec Smith testing out the Triple G Chipper event prior to the CrossFit Games. @alecsmith8/Instagram

AWOD – 7/26/17

It isn't too often that us normal CrossFitters can do one of the events from the CrossFit Games. From the specialty equipment like the Snail to the Ranch Trail Run, some things just can't...
Ben Smith catches a fish on vacation. @bsmit13/Instagram

What are the Games Athletes Up To? (Atlantic Regional)

There are 38 days until the start (maybe) of the 2017 CrossFit Games. We say maybe because there's always the possibility that Dave Castro throws a curveball and does something before the official start...
R. Paul Castillo took the Central Regional by storm and finished on the top of the podium at the end of the weekend.

Your 2017 CrossFit Games Rookies

Experience is something that can only be earned. For athletes who have qualified for the CrossFit Games in previous years, the experience that comes with that cannot be replicated. So when a new athlete...
Brothers Ben and Alec Smith both qualify for the 2017 CrossFit Games.

Smith Brothers Qualify for the CrossFit Games

While Ben Smith was making headlines for having a slow start, Ben's brother Alec was quietly having a great weekend. Alec, the middle brother of the three Smith brothers, also started a bit slow...