Tag: Ben Smith

Sam Briggs at 2015 CrossFit Games

Sunday Morning Individual Event: Madison Triplet

This event was made specifically for Sam Briggs, right? A five-round event with plenty of running and some grunt work... The Sunday morning event in North Park is very similar to the 2015 Midline Madness...

Mat Fraser, Kara Webb Top List of Known 1RM Snatch

With the announcement of the 1RM Snatch event for individuals, the obvious favorites jump out...Mat Fraser, Ben Smith, Kara Webb, etc. Thanks to Dave Castro and the CrossFit analytics team, CrossFit compiled a ranking...
Elijah Muhammad at the 2015 CrossFit Games

Castro Announces 1RM Snatch Event

Late Wednesday night Dave Castro shared another event that we will see at the CrossFit Games. This time, for individuals only, the barbell will be back in the form of a one rep max...
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...
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...
Smith Brothers at CrossFit Invitational, via Instagram

Ben Smith Within Striking Distance After Strong Saturday Performance

Before the start of Event 3 this morning, things were not going well for Ben Smith. Smith finished Day 1 in the Atlantic Regional tied for 19th place. With 13 athletes between him and...
Ben Smith at the 2015 CrossFit Games

Ben Smith in Trouble After Day 1

Ben Smith has been to the CrossFit Games five times and was the 2015 CrossFit Games champion. Before the Super Regional format, Smith was so dominant at regionals he would not even test the...

Atlantic Regional Predictions

The Atlantic Regional will be exciting in a couple different ways. For the men, it will be a battle among eight CrossFit Games veterans and a bunch of athletes looking to break their way...
CrossFit Games veteran Roy Gamboa with fiancee Mackenzie Webb.

Interview with Roy Gamboa — CrossFit, Life and Retirement

Roy Gamboa made his first appearance at the CrossFit Games in 2013 after beginning CrossFit just a year earlier in August of 2012. Today, he is preparing to be a husband in October and a...
Rich Froning at 2016 CrossFit Open 16.5 Announcement

Rich Froning, Mat Fraser Top CrossFit Games Lifetime Earnings List

First, a little history... It's hard to imagine that the winner of the 2007 CrossFit Games took home $500. Yep, that's right, James Fitzgerald (OPT) took home $500 for winning the inaugural CrossFit Games at...