CrossFit Games Teams Rosters Announced

Most fans who watch the CrossFit Games have their favorite male and female athletes, but those aren’t the only competitions in Madison. Some of the most exciting action you will see this year will come from the team events. 

Earlier this week, CrossFit announced the rosters of each team that qualified through the Sanctionals over the course of the 2019 season. Fourteen teams earned their way through to the Games by either winning one of those events or by being the highest finishing team not yet qualified. The Italian Showdown did not have a team competition, which is why it’s not on this list.

About the Teams

Each team was required to have two men and two women to compete. They were allowed to have up to two alternates selected but it wasn’t required, so you will see some teams that have one or two alternates and some that don’t have any. If an alternate is to join the team by replacing a selected member, that athlete must be chosen before they arrive in Madison to check-in.

Former Champions & Notable Athletes Included

Among those competing as team members are three former Games’ champions. Four-time Fittest Man on Earth Rich Froning Jr. is a part of Mayhem Freedom, and 2015 champion Ben Smith is on that same team as an alternative.

There is also a former Fittest Woman on Earth who has joined a team. 2014 winner Camille Leblanc-Bazinet is one of the members of CrossFit Krypton. Rasmus Andersen isn’t a former champion, but he did finish eighth in the men’s field last year. This year he will be a part of Invictus. Alexis Johnson, who placed 19th overall in the Open this year, is a part of Don’t Stop.

The Rosters

Each team will be listed by name with members and alternatives in the order of the Sanctional event they won. Who do you think will leave Madison as the 2019 Fittest Team on Earth?

Dubai CrossFit Championship - Invictus

Rasmus Anderson, Tommy Vinas, Lauren Fisher, Regan Huckaby

Alternates: Mitch Wagner and Jenn Ryan

Wodapalooza – Crossfit Krypton

Alec Smith, Cody Mooney, Jessica Griffith, Camille Leblanc-Bazinet. 

Alternate: Adam Klink

Australian CrossFit Championship – Project X

Brandon Swan, Khan Porter, Jessica Coughlan, Harriet Roberts

Alternates: Matthew Reilly and Justine Beath

Fittest in Cape Town – CrossFit Vondelgym

Jeremy Reijnders, Sven Verheul, Nienke van Overveld, Sigrid Koolhaas

Alternates: Daniel Colpo, Linda Keesman

Strength in Depth UK – Central Beasts

Zach Sowder, Joseph Tortora, Nicole Holcomb, Emma Chapman

Alternates: Ryan Sowder, Alison Scudds

Mid-Atlantic CrossFit Challenge – Don’t Stop

Travis Williams, Rogelio Gamboa, Jennifer Smith, Alexis Johnson

Alternates: Jordan Cook, Zoe Pond-McPherson

Asia CrossFit Challenge – Mayhem Freedom

Rich Froning Jr., Dre Strohm, Tasia Percevecz, Chyna Cho

Alternates: Ben Smith, Haley Adams

Reykjavik CrossFit Championship – Team JST Complete

Jak Cornthwaite, Steven Fawcett, Helena Collins, Jayne Eadie

Alternate: Benjamin Massey

Brazil CrossFit Championship – PRO1

Joe Scali, David Fontaine, Lorraine Allard, Manon Lesur

Alternates: Alexandre Caron, Chloe Gauvin-David

Down Under CrossFit Championship – X-Terminators

Rob Forte, Zeke Grove, Kate Gordon, Danielle Jenny

Alternates: None

Rogue Invitational – OC3 Black

Joe Piersanti, Luke Schafer, Andrea Nisler, Taylor Williamson

Alternates: Colin Cartee, Nicole Chovan

CrossFit Lowlands Throwdown – CrossFit Alioth

Phil Hesketh, Alexander Elebro, Mia Akerlund, Synne Krokstad

Alternates: Viktor Langsved, Louise Wickstrom

Granite Games – Invictus X

Wesley Rethwill, Sam Dancer, Margaux Alvarez, Kristi Eramo

Alternates: Justin Ahrens, Hayley Murillo

French Throwdown – Invictus Boston

Tola Morakinyo, Craig Kinney, Kelsey Kiel, Kaitlyn Kassis

Alternate: Royce Dunne

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