Tag: CrossFit Italian Showdown

Roman Khrennikov competing at the 2019 CrossFit French Throwdown. Photo courtesy of @wodandpix/Instagram

Italian Showdown Gets Bigger Venue for 2020 Sanctional

The CrossFit Italian Showdown (CIS) is unlike any other CrossFit Sanctional event. Rather than using an online qualifier to narrow down its field to the top 30-40 athletes, the CIS is open...
Fee Saghafi. Photo via Instagram/@fee.saghafi

Interview with CrossFit Games Rookie Fee Saghafi

You may not have heard of Feeroozeh Saghafi just yet, but you will. During the CrossFit Open, "Fee" finished 24th worldwide...good enough to qualify for the CrossFit Games via the "Top 20". Since then, however,...
Manila Pennacchio. Photo via Instagram, @manilapennacchio

Manila Pennacchio Fails Drug Test at the CrossFit Italian Showdown

Manila Pennacchio is the latest athlete to test positive for a banned substance while competing at a CrossFit Sanctional this season. The news comes on the same day as Ben Garard's failed drug test. Pennacchio,...