2022 CrossFit Games Men’s Podium and Dark Horse Picks

July 31, 2022 by
Photo Credit: Roman Khrennikov (@roman_khrennikov)

It’s finally time. The 2022 CrossFit Games start in a couple of days. All season we’ve been talking about how deep and talented the men’s field is at the Games this year. We’ve tried our best to highlight and showcase as many of the forty contenders for Fittest Man on Earth as we can; but it’s finally time to settle on the most likely men to actually be in contention for that title and the accompanying claim as the fittest. 

The Podium

The Podium is a prestigious place to find yourself as a competitive CrossFit athlete, but by no means is it an easy feat to accomplish. Since Rich Froning retired from individual competition in 2014, there have been 21 opportunities to stand on the podium, but only 9 men have done it:

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