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.

Granite Games Significant For Athletes Not Yet Qualified For CrossFit Games

The Granite Games presents one of the last chances to qualify for the 2019 Reebok CrossFit Games, and with several veteran Games athletes still on the outside looking in post-Open, the event takes on an even bigger feel.

Meg Reardon, John-Paul Hethcock Win Mid-Atlantic CrossFit Challenge

The Open has come and gone but there are still opportunities for athletes around the world to earn a chance to compete on the biggest stage in fitness. The remaining Sanctionals are that much more important because as each one passes, another qualifying opportunity does as well.

Sara Sigmundsdottir Leads Preliminary CrossFit Open Leaderboard

We have previously looked at the men’s side of the Open leaderboard to see who would be advancing to the 2019 CrossFit Games. Now it’s the women’s turn. The female side of the field has been interesting in its own right, and we need to take a deep dive to see who will be moving on to Madison.

Breakdown Of The Men's CrossFit Open Leaderboard

The CrossFit Open is now over, but it isn’t necessarily in the books. The standings aren’t made official until May 1 when the top 20 of the Open, national champions, and special invites are announced. While none of the rankings are official as of yet, there has been a lot of conversation about who is at the top of the standings and who looks to be moving on to the CrossFit Games in Madison, Wisconsin, later this year.

Mat Fraser & Tia-Clair Toomey Face Off In 19.5 Competition

Out of all the announcements that have been given during the 2019 CrossFit Open, the announcement for workout 19.5 was the most anticipated and closely watched. That’s because upon the announcement of the workout, the two Fittest Athletes on Earth faced off on a 19.5 challenge.

Finish Line of the Open: 19.5 Announced and Winners So Far

The most exciting five weeks in fitness is coming down the home stretch. The past four workouts of the 2019 CrossFit Open have offered a variety of challenges that have kept athletes guessing before they’re announced and pushing themselves to levels they didn’t think they could reach after. The result has been a greater sense of community and achievement from people in local boxes and elite athletes trying to reach the Games. 

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.