The Open Dilemma: Creating a Community Event in a Global Pandemic

February 7, 2021 by
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The last time the CrossFit Games Open left hundreds of athletes around the world on the floor and gasping for breath, the year was 2019. Greg Glassman was the CEO of CrossFit and Corona was still just a beer. 

If you had told affiliate owners that within the next year and a half Greg Glassman would incite the near demise of CrossFit and that their gym would likely be shut down for months at a time due to a global pandemic, they probably would have written you off as crazy.

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