Tag: Ben Smith

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Ben Smith is Already Back in the Gym

Only a few short weeks after the CrossFit Games and Ben Smith is back in the gym. Smith completes 20 hang cleans at 300-pounds during a 10-minute session with a lift every 30 seconds. Smith's form...
Mat Fraser at 2015 Swiss Alpine Battle presented by Kill Cliff

Mat Fraser Destroys East Regional

Mat Fraser finished 2nd at the CrossFit Games two years in a row. Last year Fraser was the favorite heading into Carson, but he fell just short of Ben Smith. This year, Fraser appears...

Atlantic Regional Recap

Team Entering the last day of competition, the top 5 teams were in solid position to qualify for the Games. Other than 12 Labours Lions moving ahead of CrossFit Bound for 3rd place, the team...

Your Guide to Day 3 for Atlantic and West Regionals

After two days of competition in week two, some of the races (i.e. Atlantic teams) are pretty well locked down. However, the individual races are very close with some big names sitting on the...

Breaking Down the Atlantic Regional

Now that we've seen the regional events played out last weekend, we have a better idea of what we can expect from each event. There will still be some surprises with athletes bombing and...
Women during Murph at 2015 CrossFit Games

What Regions are the Strongest at the CrossFit Games?

There has been a lot of talk about which regions are the strongest or hardest in the CrossFit Games season. It's a great topic to debate since there it can be argued any number...
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Inside the Reps: Ben Smith vs Rich Froning: 16.2

We've now seen video of both Ben Smith and Rich Froning taking on 16.2. Smith edged out Froning by a mere six seconds. We've watched both videos and done the analysis. So here's how...
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Recap of CrossFit Open 16.2

16.2 was another 20-minute grueling workout for the best athletes in the world. That is, unless you finished well below the time cap like the 2015 World's Fittest Man, Ben Smith, and Kara Webb....
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Froning, Smith & Fraser: Battle at the Ranch

And this is what everyone has been waiting to see...Rich Froning, Ben Smith and Mat Fraser battling it out face to face. Last year Froning and Fraser knew it was between them on 15.5...
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Ben Smith Talks to Tommy Marquez

A few months ago Ben Smith dropped out of the CrossFit Invitational due to a back injury. During an interview with CrossFit's Tommy Marquez, Smith says he's still not 100% healthy, but that he expects...