Today is the official start to the Regional Qualifiers (semi-final round) for the CrossFit Games. The global community now focuses in on the 13 regional events around the world, and the top athletes from each will get to compete in Los Angeles from July 16 to 18.
At a recent cert in California, Sevan Matossian caught up with HQ trainers and past Games athletes Pat Sherwood, Miranda Oldroyd and Pat Barber, who offered their thoughts on competitions past and upcoming.
Oldroyd explains why she wants to compete in the 2010 Games, while Barber outlines why it’s going to be so difficult to qualify this year. Sherwood offers up his dry sense of humor, as well as some insight into potential dark-horse competitors and the impending Mikko Salo-Jason Khalipa showdown.
Additional reading: Complete 2009 Games, published December 2009-January 2010.