Tag: Travis Mayer

Annie Thorisdottir during the Muscle-Up Clean Ladder at the 2017 CrossFit Games. Photo courtesy of CrossFit Inc.

Europe Regional Preview: New Faces Look to Break Through in “New” Regional

Berlin, Germany is six hours ahead of the East Coast and nine hours on the West. The competition begins at 9am local time, meaning that if you are in the United States you will...
Mat Fraser showing off his new flamethrower on Instagram. @mathewfras/Instagram

Mat Fraser Has a New Toy

Boys will be boys...at least in Cookeville, Tennessee. Mat Fraser showed off his new flamethrower on Instagram yesterday. In the short clip, Fraser is shown shooting a stream of fire into a bonfire. Here’s to the...
2017 Dubai Fitness Championship podium. @bk_gudmudsson/Instagram

Bjorgvin Gudmundsson and Annie Thorisdottir Win the 2017 Dubai Fitness Championship

The Dubai Fitness Championship is a grueling 15 event competition over four days. 35 men and 33 women made the flight out to Dubai to compete for the $50,000 first prize. In total 17...
Noah Ohlsen and Travis Mayer win the 2017 CrossFit Team Series, Male Pairs. @nohlsen/Instagram. Photo by CTPCam

And Your 2017 CrossFit Team Series Winners Are…

As of Tuesday morning, the leaderboard is still being adjusted to correct the Event 8 scores that we entered improperly (marked as Rx instead of scaled), but the ranking should be settled. In the Male...
Annie Thorisdottir and Katrin Davidsdottir paired up to compete in the 2017 CrossFit Team Series. @anniethorisdottir/Instagram

Games Veterans at Top of Leaderboard Heading into Week 2 of Team Series

CrossFit Games veterans stand atop the 2017 CrossFit Team Series leaderboard as we head into Week 2 of the two week partner competition. Each of the three divisions (Male Pair, Female Pair and Mixed...
Travis and Lauren Mayer welcome their second child into the world on Sunday. @tmayer1/Instagram

Travis Mayer and Wife Welcome Baby Boy

Travis Mayer and his wife, Lauren, welcomed their second child into the world Sunday night. Lawson Gray Mayer was born Sunday night at 6:18pm. Based on Travis' Instagram photo, it appears that the whole family is...
Brent Fikowski during the Ranch Mini Chipper at the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games

What It Takes to Make the Top 10 at the CrossFit Games

We are just seven days away and those Reebok Fantasy Pick 'Em Brackets aren't going to fill themselves out. With $1 million on the line, half the battle is just figuring out which athletes...
Ben Smith catches a fish on vacation. @bsmit13/Instagram

What are the Games Athletes Up To? (Atlantic Regional)

There are 38 days until the start (maybe) of the 2017 CrossFit Games. We say maybe because there's always the possibility that Dave Castro throws a curveball and does something before the official start...
Brothers Ben and Alec Smith both qualify for the 2017 CrossFit Games.

Smith Brothers Qualify for the CrossFit Games

While Ben Smith was making headlines for having a slow start, Ben's brother Alec was quietly having a great weekend. Alec, the middle brother of the three Smith brothers, also started a bit slow...
Smith Brothers at CrossFit Invitational, via Instagram

Ben Smith Within Striking Distance After Strong Saturday Performance

Before the start of Event 3 this morning, things were not going well for Ben Smith. Smith finished Day 1 in the Atlantic Regional tied for 19th place. With 13 athletes between him and...