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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...
CrossFit Superstitions

CrossFit Athletes and Their Superstitions During Competition

For those who don't believe in superstitions, following a specific routine or wearing the same clothing can seem really odd. But for the rest, the key to success might rest in eating the same...
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...
R. Paul Castillo took the Central Regional by storm and finished on the top of the podium at the end of the weekend.

Your 2017 CrossFit Games Rookies

Experience is something that can only be earned. For athletes who have qualified for the CrossFit Games in previous years, the experience that comes with that cannot be replicated. So when a new athlete...
Reigning Fittest Man on Earth Mat Fraser sits in first at the end of Day 1 at the East Regional. Fraser finished first and second in Events 1 and 2, respectively.

Social Media Accounts of the 2017 CrossFit Games Qualifiers

Everyone already follows Mat Fraser and Camille Leblanc-Bazinet on Instagram, right? But for the others, especially the rookies heading to the CrossFit Games for the first time, we have started compiling a comprehensive list...
The Wasatch Brutes continue to lead on Day 2. The team took first in both of the events on the second of three days of competition.

5 Things We Learned From the First Weekend of Regionals

The first week of Regionals is in the books. While we didn't see a heavy barbell, or a barbell at all for that matter, the events were exciting for the most part and led...
Tim Paulson after winning Event 2.

Tim Paulson, Marquan Jones Break into Top 5 in the East

In a Regional where the headlines are about injuries (here, here, here and here), Tim Paulson and Marquan Jones are making the good kind of headlines. In a Regional stacked full of CrossFit Games...