CrossFit isn’t just kettlebells and rope climbs. Sometimes improving one’s fitness requires a WOD of the mental kind. Zip Zap Zop is a game of focus and determination, requiring the participants to analyze a pattern and look their competitors in the eyes.
What happens when you throw a group of highly competitive CrossFit Games athletes under the pressure of a mental WOD? Well, Chris Spealler goes down early, Jimi Letchford plays shoulder devil to sabotage Dave Castro, and Jason Khalipa calls for a judges review.
No quarter asked or given. Ties settled by deadlift.
Additional reading: The Mind Game by Steven Shrago, published March 27, 2010.