Tag: Carleen Mathews

Jessica Griffith pushing the sled at the 2018 Wodapalooza Fitness Festival.

Jessica Griffith Is On The Demo Team…Who Else Might Join Her?

Jessica Griffith shared a screenshot of her email accepting an invite to be on the 2018 CrossFit Games Demo Team. The Instagram story was ahead of any announcement by CrossFit. CrossFit has generally invited athletes...
Carleen Mathews at the 2018 CrossFit West Regional. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Athletes Share Thoughts on Not Qualifying for CrossFit Games

There are only five spots that advance to the CrossFit Games. Finishing just outside the top 5 is difficult knowing you have to wait 365 days to get another shot at your goal. This weekend...
Becca Voigt qualifies for 10th CrossFit Games after finishing 5th at the West Regional. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Make it 10! Becca Voigt Qualifies for Record 10th CrossFit Games Appearance

Becca Voight finished 7th at the 2008 CrossFit Games at The Ranch. Voigt then competed at the next eight straight CrossFit Games. Last year, however, Voigt finally fell short when she finished 8th, only...
Brooke Ence at 2015 Swiss Alpine Battle presented by Kill Cliff

West Regional Preview: 23 Games Veterans, Only 10 Qualifying Spots

It's a new regional this year. The California Regional has merged with the West Regional. This means that there are only five qualifying spots for the same regions that sent 10 last year. On...
Brent Fikowski and Chyna Cho at the 2017 CrossFit Regionals. Photos courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

What Would a Combined California/West Regional Have Looked Like in 2017?

With the news that the California and West Regionals will be combined for the 2018 CrossFit Games season, we wanted to take a look at what that might have looked like in 2017. While...
CrossFit Superstitions

CrossFit Athletes and Their Superstitions During Competition

For those who don't believe in superstitions, following a specific routine or wearing the same clothing can seem really odd. But for the rest, the key to success might rest in eating the same...

Carleen Mathews Had Bulging Disk at CrossFit Games, Already Back on Rings

When Carleen Mathews failed to meet the minimum work requirement on Amanda .45 at the CrossFit Games, she did not know why she lacked any strength in her left arm/tricep. Following the Games, Mathews...
Sam Briggs after Amanda .45 at the 2017 CrossFit Games

Tia-Clair Toomey, Sam Briggs Tied in Lead After Three Events

Tia-Clair Toomey looked strong to kick of the 2017 CrossFit Games. Toomey out sprinted Kristi Eramo on the Run-Swim-Run event to take the event win. She followed that up with an 8th place finish...
Brent Fikowski during the Ranch Mini Chipper at the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games

Our Last Minute West Regional Predictions

We got a little caught up reporting on more pec injuries this morning and are just now getting to predicting who will qualify out of the West Regional being held in Portland, Oregon, this...
2017 Wodapalooza Final Standings - Women's Elite

Camille Leblanc-Bazinet Wins Wodapalooza, Ready for 2017 Season

Camille Leblanc-Bazinet's 2017 has started out great. Bazinet won the 2017 Wodapalooza's Elite Women's competition yesterday ahead of some other CrossFit Games veterans, including Brooke Wells, Dani Horan and Carly Fuhrer. Bazinet started the three-day...