Tag: Thuridur Helgadottir

Ben Garard poses with his certificate after breaking the Guinness World Record for most lunges in one minute by a male

Ben Garard Addresses His Brother’s Disqualification

The last 36 hours in the CrossFit world have been filled with reactions to the announcement that Ricky Garard, 3rd place at the 2017 CrossFit Games, had failed a drug test after the final...
Jamie Greene in weight vest

Our Predictions for the Meridian Regional

We are down to the final weekend of regional competitions. The final 15 men, women and teams will be punching their ticket to the CrossFit Games on Sunday afternoon. The Meridian Regional is in...
Sam Briggs at 2015 CrossFit Games

Cream of the Crop Rise on Women’s Leaderboard After 17.2

While there's still time for some scores to be validated and show up on the leaderboard, the top of the women's leaderboard is full of top Games athletes. Of the top 10 athletes, 8...
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Thuri Helgadottir With Amazing Save, Sets Icelandic Clean & Jerk Record

Thuri Helgadottir had a great weekend. After setting a snatch PR at 84kg (185 pounds), Helgadottir set a new Icelandic clean & jerk record in the 63kg weight category at the Icelandic Weightlifting National...
2017 Wodapalooza Final Standings - Women's Elite

Camille Leblanc-Bazinet Wins Wodapalooza, Ready for 2017 Season

Camille Leblanc-Bazinet's 2017 has started out great. Bazinet won the 2017 Wodapalooza's Elite Women's competition yesterday ahead of some other CrossFit Games veterans, including Brooke Wells, Dani Horan and Carly Fuhrer. Bazinet started the three-day...
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...
Nike Iceland Throwdown 2016

Icelandic CrossFit Association Disqualifies 1st and 2nd Place Finishers of Nike Iceland Throwdown 2016

Hinrik Ingi Oskarsson and Bergur Sverrisson took 1st and 2nd place, respectively, at the Nike Iceland Throwdown 2016 last week. But following the event, both were asked to submit a drug test in which...
Thuridur Helgadottir's Instagram post trying out the hammer throw.

What New Elements Will We See at the 2016 CrossFit Games?

As we get closer to the 2016 CrossFit Games we see more and more Games athletes incorporating diverse movements and odd objects into their programming.  These athletes know that the CrossFit Games will introduce...

2016 CrossFit Regional Women’s Event Records

  Event 1 1. Kara Webb 5:29 (Pacific) 2. Katrin Davidsdottir 5:30 (East) 3. Michele Letendre 6:02 (East) Event 2 1. Thuridur Helgadottir 18:54 (Meridian) 2. Kari Pearce 18:58 (East) 3. Sara Sigmundsdottir CAP+6 (Meridian) Event 3 1. Annie Thorisdottir 4:35.23 (Meridian) 2. Brooke Wells...
Sara Sigmundsdottir during 2016 Open

Breaking Down the Meridian Regional

It's come down to this, the last weekend of Regionals. The athletes this weekend have had the most time to practice and have watched five regions battle through the seven workouts. There shouldn't be...