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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...

Mat Fraser Holds Narrow Lead Over Lukas Hogberg After Day 1

Mat Fraser looked like he might run away with the 2018 CrossFit Games after three events as he held an early lead over the competition. But 42,195 meters later, that gap shrunk to just 2 points. Lukas...
After earning two second- place finishes on Day 1, Kristin Holte sits atop the Meridian Regional Leaderboard. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

What Could the Two European Regionals Look Like Next Year?

The biggest beneficiaries of the changes to the 2018 CrossFit Regional format were athletes from the European/Meridian regional. As the Europe and Africa regions expanded significantly over the past several years, just qualifying for the...
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...
Lukas Esslinger and Jennifer Smith to compete together at the 2017 Swiss Alpine Battle. @swissalpinebattle/Instagram

Jennifer Smith and Lukas Esslinger to Compete at Swiss Alpine Battle

The third super team competing at the 2017 Swiss Alpine Battle has been announced. CrossFit Games veterans Jennifer Smith and Lukas Esslinger will be traveling to Switzerland to compete the weekend of September 15. The pair,...
Frederick Aegidius and Annie Thorisdottir celebrate after Aegidius qualifies for 2017 CrossFit Games

Our Top 6 Moments of Regional Event 6

Pick a regional and you're almost guaranteed that at least the men's or women's or both competition would end in dramatic fashion with a shake up on the leaderboard. And even if the leaderboard...
Frederick Aegidius celebrates after qualifying for the CrossFit Games.

Frederik Aegidius Edges Lukas Hogberg by 2 Points To Qualify for CrossFit Games

In one of the closest finishes possible, Frederick Aegidius held off Lukas Hogberg by just two points to take 5th place and qualify for the 2017 CrossFit Games. Aegidius was in 4th place heading...
Mat Fraser at 2015 Swiss Alpine Battle presented by Kill Cliff

Mat Fraser and Other Top CrossFit Athletes Head to Dubai for Dubai Fitness Championship

Mat Fraser and other top CrossFit athletes from around the world are making their way to Dubai to compete in the Dubai Fitness Championship. The four-day event is a culmination of an online qualifier...