Tag: Phoenix Rise

Marcus Filly holding the Pinnacle Trophy after winning the 2016 NPGL Final

Phoenix Rise Are The 2016 NPGL Champions

The Phoenix Rise entered the 2016 season with one thought on their mind...redemption. The Rise lost in the Finals last year to the DC Brawlers and have been looking to make up for it...
Danny Nichols in NPGL playoff match

Watch NPGL Final on GRIDTV for $4.99

The 2016 NPGL season has come down to the final match between the Boston Iron and the Phoenix Rise. The compact season started just 21 days ago, but there has been a lot of...
Bjork Odinsdottir and Blaine McConnell are engaged

Blaine McConnell and Bjork Odinsdottir are Engaged

Blaine McConnell and Bjork Odinsdottir competed together on CrossFit Nordic at the 2016 CrossFit Games and are teammates on the NPGL's Phoenix Rise. McConnell and Odinsdottir have been dating for a while and as...
Phoenix Rise celebrate victory over LA Reign

Phoenix Rise Go Undefeated with Win Over LA Reign

The Phoenix Rise are headed once again to the playoffs. Entering the final regular season match 2-0, the Rise faced the 0-2 LA Reign. The 2015 Western Conference champs had already secured another conference championship,...
Phoenix's Danny Nichols finishing final clean and jerks on way to victory over San Francisco Fire

Phoenix Rise Beat San Francisco Fire in Closest Match of NPGL History

Perhaps the biggest rivalry in the NPGL is between the Phoenix Rise and San Francisco Fire. The Rise and Fire are evenly matched and have split their four matches since the 2014 season, 2-2....
Blaine McConnell on the deadlift ladder

Phoenix Rise Hold Off Miami Surge

The Phoenix Rise are the defending Western Conference champions and it showed during their opening match against the Miami Surge. The Rise started strong winning the first four races to take an early 8-4...

2015 NPGL Playoff Preview – West Final

In 6 days, the San Francisco Fire and the Phoenix Rise will take on Everest in the NPGL West Final match. This is a rematch following their regular season battle on June 14 where the...

Race 7: The Ladder (Kona)

Probably one of the most strategic races of a GRID League match is Race 7: The Ladder. Ten athletes for each team go through the Ladder lifting as much weight as possible within seven minutes....