Strength Bias Shines Through in Rogue Programming: Moreso For Men than Women

November 3, 2021 by
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With three iterations of the Rogue Invitational under our belts now, it’s appropriate to really assess whether there are programming tendencies or biases that we can come to expect at this particular competition. And, perhaps to no one’s surprise, the programming seems to pretty noticeably be favorable for the stronger athletes in the field. Let’s take a deeper look.

Monostructural, Weightlifting, Gymnastics Breakdown by Year

One of the easiest and most common ways to analyze programming at any event is the MWG breakdown, and while it’s a good starting point, there’s often more to the story. Nevertheless, here’s how it stood for the three years we’ve had thus far: 

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