2021 Rookies: Who Will Slump and Who will Soar in 2022

February 7, 2022 by
Photo Credit: Athlete's Eye Photography

The return of the CrossFit Games to a full in-person competition in 2021 meant a select group of rookies who made it through the final cuts had an opportunity to announce their arrival to the upper echelons of the sport on the biggest stage. 

It also afforded them new opportunities, and with more of a true “off-season,” that includes chances to earn more experience and income at big ticket events like the Rogue Invitational, Dubai CrossFit Championship, and Wodapalooza without necessarily disrupting plans for the season. 

  • With deeper competitive fields, these events also give insight into the developmental process of athletes who don’t yet have the extensive “game tape,” that some of the established vets possess, so with that in mind we’ve taken a critical look at how the batch of 2021 rookies have fared heading into 2022.

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