Anyone who has followed the CrossFit Games closely over the last few years can tell you this about the two greatest male athletes the event has ever produced: Rich Froning and Mat Fraser hate being compared to each other.
Tia-Clair Toomey: 2018 CrossFit Games Champ & New Face Of Female Fitness
The 2018 CrossFit Games got off to a running, er, rolling, start on Wednesday in Madison, Wisconsin, as the 40 men and 40 women kicked off the individual competition with a 12,000m (7.5 mile-ish) criterium bike race. A bike race through city streets was a first in CrossFit Games history, a seemingly appropriate way to begin perhaps the most grueling Day One ever.
Mekenzie Riley is no stranger to competitions. She competed for 15 years as a swimmer before moving into the field of CrossFit. She took to that like she previously took to water. In last year’s Games she finished 23rd. While it wasn’t the result she wanted, she’s obviously among the elite in the world of fitness. In 2018, the registered dietician from North Carolina is still working to be not only her best but among the best.
2018 CrossFit Games: Ethan Helbig Works His Way To The Top
Many athletes join the CrossFit community because it provides structure and an alternative to other forms of fitness that might be considered less exciting. The CrossFit Games provides a pinnacle and incentive to drive athletes to reach new goals and compete with other like-minded athletes.
2018 Granite Games Qualifiers: 3 Initial Observations
We are just over six weeks away from the 2018 Granite Games, September 7-9 in St. Cloud, Minnesota, and already the excitement is percolating with the release of the entry list from last month’s online qualifier.
CrossFit Games 2018: Alabama's John Coltey Came Out Of Nowhere
Canadian CrossFit athlete and champion of the West Regional Emily Abbott failed a drug test and will be banned for four years, according to CrossFit.
20 Days Out From CrossFit Games: Elites Have Endurance On Their Minds
Jul 12, 2018Lincoln Shryack
We’re just three weeks out from the 2018 CrossFit Games in Madison, Wisconsin, which means the fittest athletes on Earth are putting the final touches on a year’s worth of preparation to get to this point. Most of the work has already been completed — the hay is in the barn, if you will — as the 40 men and 40 women in the individual competition, plus the team and masters/teen competitors, will taper so that their bodies are ready for the grueling five-day test that awaits.