Tommy Tackles the Emma Tall Situation

June 25, 2021 by
Photo Credit: Emma Tall

I am going to start this week’s edition by stating very clearly that the Emma Tall situation was a lose-lose situation for everyone involved.

By everyone involved I mean Emma Tall (read: athletes) and CrossFit, the two sides of a dilemma that quite honestly stands as a stain in the athlete-sport relations history for the CrossFit Games, and comes at a time when the rebuild process for the most part was going fairly smoothly.

Tall lost a coveted Games spot, one that was declared at multiple junctures to be hers, and one that she privately celebrated before it was rescinded days after the fact to which she had no other recourse than an appeal that everyone knew had zero success.

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