This is the first time Sara Sigmundsdottir has won the Open after moving out of Europe to compete in the United States. She took third in the 2015 Open and fourth in the 2016 Open and third at the CrossFit Games both of those years.
Fraser won the Open in 2015 and took second at the CrossFit Games. Prior to that he took seventh in the Open in 2014. His 2016 Games season was epic, but he also took seventh in the 2016 Open.
The next step of the 2017 CrossFit Games begins in May with Regionals.