CrossFit Games

There are 583 articles in this category.

View another category:

Teams of the California Regional

By Sevan Matossian, Gary Roberts, Hayley Parlen, Matt Kraustrunk and Taylor Filasky

In CrossFit Games

July 16, 2015

PDF Article

“This will be the best team year ever.” —Chase Ingraham, CrossFit Games commentator

In 2015, four-time CrossFit Games champion Rich Froning Jr. went team, as did seven-time CrossFit Games competitor Jason Khalipa. Back-to-back champion Ute CrossFit is returning from a one-year hiatus, and 2014 Affiliate Cup winner CrossFit Invictus is back to defend its spot on the podium. A handful of other strong teams will also make a push for the hardware at the 2015 Reebok… Continue Reading

Free Download

Comment

Dancing and Deadlifts

By Nikolaj Rønnow

Video Article

Masters athlete Karl Dyall owns CrossFit Solid in Stockholm, Sweden.

The son of a jazz musician, Dyall says show business has been a part of his life since birth. He started theater school at 5 and has since been a breakdancer, a martial artist and a band member. Dancing has always been the biggest part of his active lifestyle, he says.

After several injuries left him weak and unable to do everyday things such as hold his… Continue Reading

Free Download

Comment

Behind the Beasts

By Michael Brian

In CrossFit Games

July 14, 2015

PDF Article

The CrossFit Games rely on an army of staff members and volunteers who dedicate themselves to the success of the competition, from the first day of the Open to the last day of the Games. They want not to sit in the stands but to labor just outside the limelight, to build the pyramid the Fittest on Earth will climb.

In 2015, the continued growth of the Games is a result of… Continue Reading

Free Download

Comment

Story in the Pacific

By Michael McCoy

In CrossFit Games, HD Videos

July 13, 2015

Video Article

All eyes were on the Aussies at the 2015 Pacific Regional that combined the Asia and Australia regions for a throwdown in Wollongong, Australia.

On the men’s side, several former Games athletes were looking for a return trip to Carson, California, but it was a rookie who stole the show at the last minute.

Ben Garard battled back from 29th at the end of Day 1 to take the final qualifying spot to the Games. Heading into Event… Continue Reading

Free Download

Comment

Story in the Central

By Marston Sawyers

In CrossFit Games, HD Videos

July 09, 2015

Video Article

Athletes from the North Central and Central East regions gathered at the Minneapolis Convention Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, for just five spots in each division of the CrossFit Games.

On the women’s side, redemption was a common theme. Stacie Tovar and Lindy Barber were looking to qualify after missing out in 2014, and Nicole Holcomb, Elisabeth Akinwale and Shelia Barden had goals of getting back to Carson, California, yet again. And one young rookie… Continue Reading

Free Download

Comment

Story in the East

By Michael Dalton

In CrossFit Games, HD Videos

July 06, 2015

Video Article

The 2015 East Regional brought Canada East and North East athletes together in a battle for the coveted spots in the CrossFit Games. Heading into the weekend, two athletes were regarded as “sure things” to stand atop the podium at the end of the weekend.

“You never want to say a guy is a sure thing,” said “CrossFit Games Update” host Sean Woodland, “but Mat Fraser’s about as close as you’re gonna get to that.”

Fraser gave defending champion Rich Froning Jr. a run for his money at… Continue Reading

Free Download

Comment

Story in the West

By Jordan Gravatt

In CrossFit Games, HD Videos

July 02, 2015

Video Article

It was a battle of nations as the top athletes from Canada West and North West gathered at the Tacoma Dome in Tacoma, Washington, for the 2015 West Regional.

Competing on the third and final weekend of regional action, athletes were more than ready to get started.

“I’m feeling like I waited long enough,” says Emily Abbott, a 2014 Games athlete out of Calgary, Canada, “and I need to get a damn workout in, so let’s just go.”

And go… Continue Reading

Free Download

Comment

Story in the South

By Jay Vera

In CrossFit Games, HD Videos

June 30, 2015

Video Article

The competition floor at the 2015 South Regional was reminiscent of the CrossFit Games, with many big names in the field. The biggest story was perhaps 2014 Games champ Camille Leblanc-Bazinet’s move from Canada to Colorado, putting her in the South.

Another transplant on the women’s side, three-time Games qualifier Margaux Alvarez, moved from Northern California to Texas earlier this year. All eyes were on the two women as Alvarez ended Day 1 in first before giving way to… Continue Reading

Free Download

Comment