For some, it came down to one rep or a second’s rest. Hilary Achauer reports on athletes who just barely made—or missed—the top 60 cut in the Reebok CrossFit Games Open.
At the end of the Reebok CrossFit Games Open, only the top 60 athletes in each region earned a spot in the regional competition. The final placement was calculated using all five Open workouts, but the difference between 60th and 61st place often came down to the smallest detail—a missed snatch, an extra second of rest, a stumble on the box.
So what was it like to go through the five weeks of competition right on the edge?