Wodapalooza 2019 Roster Announced: Froning, Castillo, Fotsch, & More

Wodapalooza 2019 is about two months away down in beautiful and sunny Miami, Florida, and now the official qualifying rosters have been announced. 

So many great things here, including Rich Froning in the elite team category. We'll dig into the roster more over the following weeks. But remember that you can watch WZA 2019 live right here — only on FloElite. The newly sanctioned CrossFit qualifier is going to be one to remember.

Top 20 Men


Norman Woodring


Samuel Cournoyer

3.Nik Hecht

Drew Wayman


Paul Castillo


Ryan Reeves


Mitch Barnard


Trevor James


Josh Gervais


Justin Medeiros


George Sanchez


Dylan Martin

13.Nick Bloch

Jeffrey Adler


Logan Southard


Josh Woodhull


Austin Spencer


Hunter Wood

19.Jake Frye

Tyler Eggiman

Top 20 Women


Dani Speegle


Kristine Best


Hayley Murillo


Gabriela Migala


KT Trombetta


Taylor Streid


Taylor Knisely


Chantelle Loehner


Colleen Fotsch


Emma Ferreira


Samantha Pugh

12.Kelsey Kiel
13.Leah Irons

Lindsey Valenzuela

15.Anna Rode

Amanda Hardeman


Chelsea Nicholas


Keston Mendoza


Elizabeth Bradley


Winter Nicolette Rodriguez

Top 10 Teams

Team Invictus

Rasmus Andersen, Tommy Vinas, Lauren Fisher, and Regan Huckaby.

Invictus X

Sam and Jenn Dancer, Kaitlyn Kassis and Holden Rethwill.

Invictus Boston

Craig Kenney, Tola Morakinyo, Ashleigh Wosny and Breezy Hamilton.

Plus Ultra

Nick Urankar, Travis Williams, Camille Leblanc-Bazinet and Thuri Helgadottir.

Team MisFits

Jordan Cook, Chyna Cho, Kenzie Riley and Chandler Smith.

CrossFit Mayhem

Rich Froning, Dre Strohm, Tasia Percevecz and Kristin Miller.

[Team Name TBD, Apparently]

Cody Mooney, Alec Smith, Jessica Griffith, and Jamie Greene.

[Team Name TBD No. 2, Apparently]

Tim Paulson, Khan Porter, Meg Reardon, and Kristine Best.

Salt Lake City CrossFit

Nick Wood, Patrick Sanders, Corinna Coffin, and Erica Spitz.

Cole Sager Shares Tips for 19.4

We are already past the halfway point in the 2019 CrossFit Open and the workouts have been as challenging as expected. They have also been very different with various movements and rep ranges. 19.4 was unique in its own right. For those of you that have yet to see it, here’s the summary of the workout.

19.3 As Done In A Local Gym

If you follow the athletes who compete in the CrossFit Games then you have likely seen them post about the “community.” When you see and hear this word, they are talking about more than their fellow athletes that compete and the spectators in attendance. They are talking about everyone who participates in workouts at his or her local box or gym around the world. 

CrossFit Stars Invade The Arnold Sports Festival + 19.2

The Arnold Sports Festival takes place every year in Columbus, Ohio, and is considered the largest fitness festival in the United States. Every March, more than 20,000 athletes from around the world compete and an estimated 250,000 people attend.

Bronislaw Olenkowicz & Sara Sigmundsdottir Win Strength In Depth UK

With all of the excitement that has come with the start of the 2019 CrossFit Open, it may have slipped your mind that there was another Sanctional this past weekend. Well there was, and Strength in Depth U.K. delivered some great fitness action that has led to two more athletes and one more team earning their qualification spots to the 2019 Games. Here’s a summary of the action in London.

The Open Is Here! First WOD: 19.1

After a lot of changes and several weeks of hype, the 2019 CrossFit Open is finally here! The Open has become an event that unifies everyone in the community, while inspiring a competition that is unlike anything else in fitness. It’s believed that an estimated 500,000 people around the world will train over the next five weeks to determine where they rank among the elite of the planet. 

CrossFit Stars Help You Prepare For The Open

Outside of the CrossFit Games, there’s one event that stands alone as the most exciting event on the CrossFit calendar. It’s the CrossFit Open, and the 2019 edition is fast approaching. There are an estimated 500,000 athletes who will be competing from around the world, ranging from teenagers to seniors and from beginners to world champions.

Strength in Depth UK: What You Need to Know

All of the attention in the CrossFit community over the last week or so has been on the upcoming 2019 Open which kicks off on Feb. 21. And for good reason because the Open will play a huge factor in determining who will make the trip to Madison this summer.

Fittest In Cape Town Recap: Davidsdottir, Sweeney Qualify For Games

First it was Dubai followed by Miami and Australia. Then the eyes of the CrossFit community were focused on Cape Town, South Africa. Fittest in Cape Town delivered yet another great event for the 2019 season, and we now have two more names added to the list of CrossFit Games qualified athletes.

Samantha Briggs, James Newbury Win in Australia, Cape Town Next

This series of events that has become known as the “sanctionals” has taken fans around the world as we find out who will compete in the 2019 CrossFit Games. We started in Dubai, then turned our attention to Miami, Florida, and the Australian CrossFit Championships just concluded in Broadbeach, Queensland. Next up would be Cape Town in South Africa but before we look ahead, let’s recap what happened down under.

Patrick Vellner, Tia-Clair Toomey Win WZA & Qualify For CrossFit Games

Wodapalooza 2019 is in the books, and it certainly didn’t disappoint. Outside of the weather being a small issue on Sunday morning, the entire weekend was filled with intensity, energy and good competition for all involved.