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How to Watch: The 2022 Fittest in Cape Town Semifinal and Schedule of Events

May 19, 2022 by
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The 2022 CrossFit Games Semifinals stage enters week two this Friday, May 27 and the Fittest in Cape Town offers the only guaranteed Games ticket for individual men and women, and teams. The three-day competition will be held at the Coetzenburg Centre in Stellenbosch, South Africa and the top finisher in the men’s, women’s and team division will advance to the CrossFit Games later this summer.

  • Here’s a complete roster of the 30 men, 30 women and 20 teams who are competing.
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Live broadcast: There will be a basic livestream of this event, provided by the Fittest in Cape Town.

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8:45 am GMT+2 / 8:45 am GMT+2
Team Event 1 – The Deep End

For time:
2000m Ski Erg (Split anyhow as a team)
Then in any order, each team completes:
150m Swim
20 Slam Ball Squats
Women: 66 lbs/30 kg
Men: 110 lbs/50 kg
Time cap: 25 mins

10:15 am GMT+2 / 10:15 am GMT+2
Individual Event 1 – The Deep End

For time:
1000m Ski Erg
Then 5RFT of:
100m Swim
20 Alternate Bear Hug – Forward Lunges with Slam Ball
Women: 66 lbs/ 30 kg
Men: 110 lbs/ 50kg
Time cap: 24 minutes

3:21 pm GMT+2 / 3:21 pm GMT+2
Team Event 2 – Day Walker

For Time:
Accumulate 50 Synchro Bar
Muscle-Ups Per Pair
[MM then FF (50/50)]
Within a maximum of 7 rounds 3 minutes on 1 minute off
15/10 Calorie Assault Bike (partner 1)
20m Handstand Walk (partner 2)
(In remaining time of 3 min round, Max Synchro Bar Muscle Ups)
Time cap: 27 minutes

4:31 pm GMT+2 / 4:31 pm GMT+2
Individual Event 2 – 2014 Regional Event 5

For time:
10 rounds of:
1 Legless Rope Climb
170ft Run
Time Cap: 11 minutes

7:45 am GMT+2 / 7:45 am GMT+2
Team Event 3 – Thrusters + Legless Rope Climbs

For time starting with the Female Pair:
(Split anyhow as a pair)
40 Thrusters
6 Legless Rope Climbs
30 Thrusters
4 Legless Rope Climbs
20 Thrusters
2 Legless Rope Climbs
Immediately followed by the male pair – using the same reps
Women: 95 lbs/ 43 kg
Men: 135 lbs/ 61 kg
Time cap: 20 minutes

9:45 am GMT+2 / 9:45 am GMT+2
Team Event 4 – Team Snatch Ladder

Weight in lb.
M: 185/195/205/215/225/235/245/255/265/275 (11th platform staged at 285)
F: 135/140/145/150/155/160/165/170/175/180 (11th platform staged at 185)

12:35 pm GMT+2 / 12:35 pm GMT+2
Individual Event 3 – Lucky Number 7

For time:
7 rounds of:
7 Ring Muscle-Ups
7 Bar Facing Burpees
7 Deadlifts
Women: 185 lbs/ 84 kg
Men: 275 lbs/ 125 kg
Time cap: 18 minutes

3:30 pm GMT+2 / 3:30 pm GMT+2
Individual Event 4 – Barbell Complex

3 attempts for maxload of:
3 Cleans
2 Front Squats
1 Jerk (shoulder to overhead)

9:00 am GMT+2 / 9:00 am GMT+2
Team Event 5 – Syncro n Stuff

For time:
In MF/MF pairs
50 Synchro CTB pull-ups
25 Synchro power cleans
25 Synchro dumbbell overhead squats
1000m Row (split anyhow)
Immediately followed by the second MF pair
Power cleans: 225lb/155lb or 102kg/70kg
Dumbbells: 66lb/50lb or 30kg/22.5kg
Time cap: 25 minutes

10:30 am GMT+2 / 10:30 am GMT+2
Team Event 6 – Tremors

For time:
First pair: (FF/MM or MM/FF)
50 Wall Balls (split anyhow)
25 Strict Handstand Push-Ups (split anyhow)
Then second pair completes the above sequence
Then team completes:
Worm Push Press
Worm Synchro Burpees
Time cap: 18 minutes

11:50 am GMT+2 / 11:50 am GMT+2
Individual Event 5 – Stellies Chipper

For Time:
100 Wall Balls
15m Handstand Walk
75 Calorie Row
15m Handstand Walk
50 Handstand Push-Ups
15m Handstand Walk
25 Toes-to-Bar
15m Handstand Walk
Time cap: 21 minutes

2:37 pm GMT+2 / 2:37 pm GMT+2
Individual Event 6 – Time for Pudding

For time:
27 Chest to Bar Pull-ups
27 Dumbbell Squat Snatches
18 Chest to Bar Pull-ups
18 Dumbbell Squat Snatches
9 Chest to Bar Pull-Ups
9 Dumbbell Squat Snatches
Women: 35 lbs/ 15kg
Men 55 lbs/ 22.5kg

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