Tag: Brenda Castro

Mat Fraser and Tia-Clair Toomey at the 2018 CrossFit Games. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Fraser, Toomey to Square Off During 19.5 Live Announcement from Miami

We are down to the final week of the 2019 CrossFit Open. The live announcement for 19.5 will be hosted by the Wodapalooza CrossFit Festival in Miami, Florida. Following the workout reveal (hint: it's...
Brenda Castro takes the lead after Day 2 at the 2018 Latin America Regional. Photo courtesy of CrossFit, Inc.

Brenda Castro Jumps to 1st Place on Saturday

The truck driver strike in Brazil is wreaking havoc on the country. But inside the Parque Olímpico do Rio de Janeiro, the top CrossFit athletes are fighting for the one qualifying spot from each division. On...
Brenda Castro at the 2017 South Regional.

Latin American Regional Preview: First Latin American Athletes Will Qualify For Games Since 2014

This will be the first year since 2014 that an individual athlete from Latin America will compete at the CrossFit Games. That was the last year before the Super Regional format was introduced. Emmanuel...
Patrick Vellner (left) and Brent Fikowski (right) perform Open Workout 17.1 for online and in-person crowds. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

CrossFit Open 18.1 Live Announcement Headed to Brazil

Dave Castro and CrossFit gave Latin America a guaranteed spot at the 2018 CrossFit Games with the most recent changes to the Regional structure. During that announcement, Castro said that CrossFit is growing at...
2017 Granite Games Individual Pro Champions. @thegranitegames/Instagram

Saxon Panchik and Brittany Chestnut are the 2017 Granite Games Champions

After a surprise announcement that sent the individual Pro athletes to a winter recreational area on Friday and six more events, Saxon Panchik and Brittany Chestnut are the 2017 Granite Games champions. Saxon Panchik looked in...
Tennil Reed had a stellar performance at the East Regional. The 2016 Games athlete took home the gold on Sunday. ©2017 CrossFit Inc. Used with permission from CrossFit Inc.

Tennil Reed Holds Off Camille Leblanc-Bazinet in South Showdown

The South Regional featured a pair of CrossFit Games veterans battling it out for first place well ahead of the rest of the field. Tennil Reed and Camille Leblanc-Bazinet went back and forth all...
Marcelo Bruno at 2017 South Regional

Brenda Castro and Marcelo Bruno Out of Contention Entering Day 3

Heading into the South Regional a lot of attention was on the top athletes from Latin America, Brenda Castro and Marcelo Bruno. But after two days and four events, both Castro and Bruno are...
Camille Leblanc-Bazinet after winning Event 2 of South Regional

Camille Leblanc-Bazinet Sets Tone with Two Event Victories on Friday

Camille Leblanc-Bazinet entered the South Regional as one of the favorites on Friday. Leblanc-Bazinet backed that up with two dominating event victories and she is now sitting with a 15 point lead over Tennil...
Camille Leblanc-Bazinet using Halo Sport

2017 CrossFit South Regional Preview — Individual Men and Women

In just two days the South Regional will kick off in San Antonio, Texas. With 50 men and 47 women competing, the stakes are higher than ever for these individual athletes vying for a...
Brooke Wells and Brenda Castro face off in the 17.4 Open Announcement in Mexico City

3 Reasons the Brooke Wells & Brenda Castro Open Workout is Closer than You...

On Thursday night, the Open announcement features an unlikely match up. The two-time CrossFit Games veteran, Brooke Wells, goes up against 2016's Fittest Woman in Latin America. When the pairing was announced, many thought Wells...