Jenny Arthur Named To US Olympic Team!

Earlier today, USA Weightlifting named Jenny Arthur (W75kg) as the first member of the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team. Check out her lifts from IWF Worlds in November:

She holds every American Record in the 75kg weight class as both a junior and a senior, with two of those records (her 138kg/305lb clean & jerk and her 244kg/538lb total) set at the 2015 World Championships. On top of that, she's also the highest placing female weightlifter on Team USA from the past two World Championships with a 14th place finish as a W69 in 2014 and an 8th place finish in 2015 in the 75kg weight division.

Here are her career accomplishments from USA Weightlifting:

·         IWF World Championships – 8th place, 75kg
·         USAW National Champion – 75kg
·         IWF World Championships – 14th place, 69kg
·         USAW National Champion – 75kg
·         Pan American Silver Medalist – 75kg
·         Grand Prix & Russian President’s Cup Invitee – 6th place, 75kg 
·         IWF Junior World Silver Medalist – 75kg
·         Pan American Silver Medalist – 75kg
·         Junior Pan American Champion – 75kg
·         USAW Junior National Champion – 75kg
·         USAW American Open Champion – 75kg 
·         USAW National Silver Medalist –69kg
·         USAW Junior National Champion – 69kg
·         USAW American Open Champion – 69kg
·         USAW Junior National Silver Medalist –69kg
·         IWF Junior World Championships Team Member
·         USAW Youth National Champion – 69kg

Soon enough, she'll be able to add Olympian to that list. We'll have even more breaking news on the U.S. Olympic Team as it happens, so keep your eyes open.

The 2020 Granite Games Has Been Postponed

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CrossFit Games Athletes Are Supporting the Community During Coronavirus

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The 2020 Madrid CrossFit Championship Has Been Postponed

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West Coast Classic Is Postponed Due To Coronavirus

The 2020 West Coast Classic is postponed due to coronavirus.  See the event's update below:

West Coast Classic Promises Elite Action, Nostalgia, And Community

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Toomey, Vellner Back-To-Back Wodapalooza Champs, Mayhem Freedom Claim Title

Wodapalooza 2020 is officially a wrap. Let’s talk about what went down on the fourth and final day of competition and who’s walking away with the CrossFit Games invites. The Elite individuals and teams competed two events on the Sunday. The first event, ‘Down-Up,’ put athletes through a brutal couplet of heavy deadlifts and bar-facing burpees. The second and final event of the day, ‘Celebrate Life,’ was a chipper that required high-power output and sound strategy. 

Day 3 Wodapalooza Recap: Sager, Toomey & Mayhem Freedom Lead The Way

It’s hard to believe but we are already through three days of competition at Wodapalooza 2020. Just one day and two events remain before we find out who our 2020 Wodapalooza champions are and who will be earning their ticket to the 2020 CrossFit Games. While the elites only competed in two events today, a lot has happened during those three events that we need to recap heading into the final day. 

Sigmundsdottir, Williams & Mayhem Freedom Grab Leads Day 2 At Wodapalooza

We are four events and two days deep into Wodapalooza 2020 and the action has been nothing less than incredible. Just four points separate first place from second place in both the men and women’s divisions, and a margin of just two points separates first from second in the team division. While there are 34 divisions, four stages, and a million other things going on at Wodapalooza, we’re going to take a minute and focus on the Elite Individuals and Teams. 

Patrick Vellner Talks the Open, 2020 Wodapalooza & More

Patrick Vellner’s season couldn’t have started any better than it did at the 2020 CrossFit Open. He concluded the five weeks as the overall men’s champion. To have the qualification for the CrossFit Games wrapped up so quickly means he has options as to how he moves forward for the rest of the year.