Tag: Kara Webb

Dubai Fitness Championship

Kara Webb and Peter Szczycinski Lead Dubai Fitness Championship Online Qualifier After Week 1

The first week of the 2017 Dubai Fitness Championship Online Qualifier is in the books. With two weeks remaining, Kara Webb and Peter Szczycinski sit atop the leaderboard. Behind them are a mix of...
Tia-Clair Toomey ahead of Kara Webb on Strongman's Fear during the 2017 CrossFit Games. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Toomey, Webb Headline Pacific Team for CrossFit Invitational

2017 Fittest Woman on Earth Tia-Clair Toomey, or should we say Orr, and 2nd Fittest Woman on Earth Kara Webb headline the Pacific Team for next month's CrossFit Invitational. The duo will be joined...
Mat Fraser after an event win on Day 3 of the CrossFit Games. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Sports Illustrated Says Mat Fraser is 4th Fittest Male Athlete in 2017

While Mat Fraser was crowned the Fittest Man on Earth the past two years by CrossFit, Sports Illustrated has a different opinion. In this year's "Sports Illustrated Fittest 50" article, Mat Fraser only ranks...

Kara Webb to Open New Gym, CrossFit Kova

Kara Webb is having quite the year. Less than a month ago, the six-time CrossFit Games veteran finished the 2017 CrossFit Games on the podium. Webb took 2nd place in the closest finish in Games...
Women's podium at the 2017 CrossFit Games. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Four Events That Could Have Changed the Women’s Podium

We all know that Toomey's two-point victory over Webb was the closest winning margin in Games history. The two points separating the two Australian women represents just a 0.2% scoring differential after 13 events...
Mekenzie Riley doing some ROMWOD on the beach after the 2017 CrossFit Games. @itskenzieriley/Instagram

How the Athletes Recover After the CrossFit Games

For the athletes competing at the CrossFit Games, the four (technically five) days of competition are grueling. From little sleep to an almost endless number of events, getting through the weekend is an accomplishment...

Possible 2017 CrossFit Invitational Rosters

The CrossFit Invitational is one of the big "off-season" events that CrossFit hosts between the end of the CrossFit Games and the start of the next season's Open. CrossFit invites the top two men...

Top 10 Moments of the 2017 CrossFit Games

The 2017 CrossFit Games gave Dave Castro and team a new venue in which to structure events throughout the weekend at Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin. From condensing the competition to a four-day festival...
Annie Thorisdottir during the Muscle-Up Clean Ladder at the 2017 CrossFit Games. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Annie Thorisdottir Tops the Women’s CrossFit Games’ All-Time Earnings List

'Iceland' Annie Thorisdottir has finished on the CrossFit Games podium five times, the most of any female athlete in the history of the sport. Thorisdottir won in 2011 and 2012. She finished 2nd in 2010...
Tia-Clair Toomey ahead of Kara Webb on Strongman's Fear during the 2017 CrossFit Games. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Tia-Clair Toomey Edges Out Fellow Australian Kara Webb for Fittest on Earth Title

Tia-Clair Toomey is no longer the bridesmaid. The former two-time runner up the past two years broke through to become the 2017 CrossFit Games champion. Toomey edged out fellow Australian Kara Webb by just...