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Noah Ohlsen at the 2019 CrossFit Games.

By the Numbers: 5 of the Top 10 Men Came From Sanctional Invites

The 2019 CrossFit Games had 144 men line up for Event 1. The new format would mean that only the top 75 in Event 1 would advance to compete later that day in Event...

Final Cut: Sigmundsdottir, Thorisdottir, Wells, Horvath, Briggs, Vellner, Sager, Mayer, Högberg

It's official. CrossFit Games veterans Sara Sigmundsdottir, Annie Thorisdottir, Brooke Wells, Laura Horvath, Samantha Briggs, Carol-Ann Reason-Thibault, Alessandra Pichelli, Patrick Vellner, Cole Sager, Lukas Högberg, Travis Mayer, Samuel Kwant and Logan Collins all miss...
Rachel Garibay and Chandler Smith earn an invite to the CrossFit Games via the Rogue Invitational. Photo via Instagram, @_rachelgaribay

Chandler Smith, Rachel Garibay Earn Invite to CrossFit Games via Rogue Invitational

The plan was to make it to the CrossFit Games by 2022. That plan moved forward three years on Sunday when Chandler Smith earned an invite to the CrossFit Games after finishing 5th at...
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,...
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 and Patrick Vellner Win Wodapalooza, Secure CrossFit Games Invite

The 2nd CrossFit Sanctional just wrapped up in Miami, Florida. The 2019 Wodapalooza CrossFit Festival brought out one of the toughest fields outside of the CrossFit Games. With 22 CrossFit Games veterans competing in...
Bethany Shadburne during the Marathon Row at the 2018 CrossFit Games. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

More Questions Than Answers With Rumored CrossFit Games Changes

By now you have likely heard about the rumored changes to the CrossFit Games. I say rumored as there has not yet been an official statement by CrossFit detailing the changes. For those who haven't...
Mat Fraser, Patrick Vellner and Lukas Hogberg on the podium of the 2018 CrossFit Games. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

2018 CrossFit Games Payouts

Winning the 2018 CrossFit Games takes an unimaginable amount of work and dedication. It also comes with a $300,000 check on Sunday evening. After that the top 20 are guaranteed a payout while the...
Patrick Vellner deadlifts 595 pounds during the CrossFit Total at the 2018 CrossFit Games. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Patrick Vellner Bruised His Lung During O-Course Fall

If you were not watching live, you have probably seen it by now. During the O-Course portion of The Battleground, Patrick Vellner fell off the cargo net and landed hard on the sand. His...
Noah Ohlsen during the CrossFit Total at the 2018 CrossFit Games. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Likley 2018 CrossFit Invitational Rosters

The Games are just two days in our rear view mirror, but it is time to start looking forward. First, Team Series registration is live. That actually went live during the week of the...