“I Have Nothing to Prove”, Fraser Addresses Doubters as He Chases History

September 28, 2020 by
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The four-time reigning and defending “Fittest Man on Earth” Mathew Fraser shouldn’t be answering critics, not when he has strung together a stretch of dominance that hasn’t exposed many holes in his game and no clear-cut challenger in the sport. But that’s what he found himself doing heading into the online stage of the CrossFit Games two weekends ago. Chief among those critics was the man who oversees the test to find the “Fittest”, Dave Castro.

Remind me: In July, Castro commented on Fraser’s chances this year in an Instagram Live post: “He’s slipping. I think he lost his edge. He has all the fame and popularity, being a slave to the IG, the travel and priorities I think aren’t there.”

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