Tag: Down Under CrossFit Championship

Matt McLeod on his way to an event victory in the Sprint Chipper at the 2019 CrossFit Games.

Matt McLeod Moved From 47th to 9th on Friday

Yesterday, the individual athletes faced three events along with three cuts, taking the field from 50 to start the day down to 20. With a cut after every event, the stakes were high for...
Ben Garard, photo via Instagram, @bennygarard

Ben Garard Responds to Failed Drug Test

Ben Garard was sanctioned by CrossFit, Inc. two weeks ago for a failed drug test prior to the Down Under CrossFit Championship in April. According to a statement made by CrossFit, Garard tested positive...
Ben Garard, photo via Instagram, @bennygarard

Ben Garard, Ricky’s Brother, Fails Drug Test

Just two years after Ricky Garard failed a drug test at the 2017 CrossFit Games, Ben Garard, Ricky's brother, failed a drug test on April 16. Garard, who had just withdrew from competing as...
James Newbury, Rob Forte, Maddie Sturt and Kate Gordon of X-Terminators at the 2019 Down Under CrossFit Championship. Photo via Instagram, @rob_forte

Newbury, Sturt Help Forte’s X-Terminators Qualify for CrossFit Games

James Newbury and Maddie Sturt have already earned their spot in the CrossFit Games as individuals. But this weekend, the two Games veterans joined up with Rob Forte and Kate Gordon on the X-Terminators...

How to Live Stream the Down Under CrossFit Championship

The Down Under CrossFit Championship is already under way, but there are still two days left of competition to watch. After Day 1, Luke Fiso and Jamie Greene lead the individual competition while the...
Mat Fraser at the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games

3 Sanctionals, 1 Weekend

This weekend feels a lot like a Regional weekend of year's past. This weekend is the busiest weekend of the 2019 CrossFit Games season with three Sanctionals taking place. The Down Under CrossFit Championship,...