Tag: Kristin Holte

Tia-Clair Toomey’s Coach Shane Orr Shares Thoughts on Sprint Couplet

Shane Orr, husband and coach for back-to-back Games champion Tia-Clair Toomey shares his thoughts on Individual Event 4, Sprint Couplet. SPRINT COUPLET 172-ft. sled push 15 | 18 bar muscle-ups 172-ft. sled push Time cap: 6 minutes CUT TO 30...

Team JST Compete, Emily Rolfe, Lukas Hogberg win Ruck Run

Both the teams and individual athletes saddled up with a ruck sack filled with weighted sand bags up to 50 lbs. to run 6,000 meters. It was a test of their aerobic capacity as...
Kristi Eramo at the 2018 CrossFit Games Central Regional. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Kristi Eramo Declines Invite to CrossFit Games

Kristi Eramo qualified for her third consecutive CrossFit Games appearance after finishing 26th worldwide in the 2019 CrossFit Open. Eramo, however, will not be competing in Madison, Wisconsin, this August. Eramo has elected to...
Kristin Holte at the 2018 CrossFit Games Europe Regional. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Kristin Holte Will Compete at Asia CrossFit Championship

Kristin Holte will be heading to Shanghai, China to compete in the Asia CrossFit Championship (ACC). Holte, a 5-time CrossFit Games veteran, is the second big name female athlete to be invited to compete...
Camilla Salomonsson Hellman at the 2018 CrossFit Games. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Who Would Qualify For The Games If The Open Ended Today?

The CrossFit Open has a lot of different implications than prior years. The ability to qualify for the CrossFit Games directly out of the Open puts a lot of pressure on the top athletes...
Tia-Clair Toomey during The Battleground at the 2018 CrossFit Games. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Tia-Clair Toomey is the 2018 Fittest Woman on Earth

For the second year in a row, Tia-Clair Toomey is the Fittest Woman on Earth. Toomey battled early with CrossFit Games rookie Laura Horvath, but a strong Saturday would separate Toomey from the rest...
CrossFit Games rookie Michele Fumagalli training on a road bike ahead of the CrossFit Games.

Michele Fumagalli Withdraws From 2018 CrossFit Games After Bike Crash

The fear heading into the 2018 CrossFit Games was the very first event, Crit. A road bike race along the roads around Alliant Energy Center combined with 40 athletes fighting for position had many...
Annie Thorisdottir during the Muscle-Up Clean Ladder at the 2017 CrossFit Games. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Europe Regional Preview: New Faces Look to Break Through in “New” Regional

Berlin, Germany is six hours ahead of the East Coast and nine hours on the West. The competition begins at 9am local time, meaning that if you are in the United States you will...

Dumbbell Hang Clean and Jerks in 18.1

We knew 18.1 would feature a never-before-seen movement...and Dave Castro did not disappoint. The newest movement to appear in the CrossFit Open is the "Dumbbell Hang Clean & Jerk". With just one dumbbell, athletes...
Sara Sigmundsdottir during 2016 Open

How to Watch the 18.1 CrossFit Open Live Announcement

Today is the day. We're so close to finding out the pain that Dave Castro has in store for us. At 8pm Eastern/5pm Pacific Thursday, February 22, CrossFit will release the workout for 18.1...