Morning Chalk Up Announces Official Media Partnership with Multiple Sanctionals
Today, the Morning Chalk Up announced it will be the official media partner for the Brazil CrossFit Championship and CrossFit French Throwdown for the 2019 season and Filthy150 for the 2020 season.
“This partnership will give Morning Chalk Up reporters and analyst exclusive on-site access to cover marquee Sanctionals,” said Justin LoFranco, Morning Chalk Up’s Founder and CEO. “This is an important step to ensuring that fans of the sport of CrossFit have a front row seat and quality coverage that both the athletes and fans deserve.”
As official media partners Morning Chalk Up will be sending their team of reporters to cover these events on the ground, giving fans an all access look at the competition from pre and post event interview and highlights, stats and stories.
First up on the calendar will be the Brazil CrossFit Championship from May 17-19 in São Paulo, Brazil, featuring athletes like Dani Speegle, Jacob Heppner, Elijah Muhammad, Sean Sweeney, Guilherme Malheiros, Spencer Panchik, Mckenzie Riley and Melina Rodriguez.
“The Brazil CrossFit Championship is excited to be partnering with the Morning Chalk Up as official Media Partner of the event,” said Jobst Olschewski, Director of the Brazil CrossFit Championship. “In a season with a lot of change, it is essential that we continue to keep everyone informed about the CrossFit Games season in a high quality fashion. We owe it to the followers of the BCC and our Sport in general to provide the highest qualify coverage we can make happen. The Morning Chalk up has established itself as one the premier information providers in the space and has the expertise to help us with this undertaking of bringing the BCC to the world.”
Rounding out the CrossFit Games season as the final Sanctional before the Games is the CrossFit French Throwdown, which is entering its eighth year as one of the premiere European competitions. The online qualifier runs from April 19 – May 1, and the finals takes place June 28-30.
You can access the full 2019 CrossFit Games season calendar here.
The 2020 Season
In 2019, there will be two CrossFit Opens: one taking place right now and a second in October that will kick off the 2020 season.
Leading off the 2020 Sanctional season is Filthy150 in November 2019.
“It’s the innovative workouts combined with electric atmosphere that keeps the athletes and spectators coming back,” said Jamie Lawlor, Event Director for Filthy 150. “We can’t wait for everyone to experience the famous Irish welcome and for athletes to perform in front of the best sports fans on the planet.”
Entering their seventh year, this teams-of-4 event saw more than 1264 athletes competing over 2-days.
This year, more 5,000 CrossFitters that are expected to make the trip to Dublin to compete (in either the across the teams-of-4, and the brand new individual elite divisions) or just for fun.