The CrossFit Games COVID Season: How Stage One Came to Be

October 18, 2020 by
Photo credit: games.crossfit.com

In March, the dominoes fell fast in professional sports. On the 11th, a center for the Utah Jazz tested positive for coronavirus shortly before tipoff. The following day, the NHL, which shares many of its locker rooms with the NBA, announced an indefinite suspension of its season. Two weeks later, the Olympics were postponed.

However, as the virus spread and was upgraded from an epidemic to a pandemic, CrossFit HQ wasn’t in a rush to decide the fate of the Games, says Justin Bergh, who was hired in 2010 as the only employee dedicated full-time to the Games and who’s currently the Games’ General Manager.

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