Mat Fraser Discusses Programming for Madrid Championship

September 8, 2022 by
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HWPO is back at it; programming another off-season competition, with a few under their belt and many more to come that have already been announced. The Madrid Championship kicks off in Spain today and with three action packed days of workouts across several divisions, we sat down with 5x Fittest Man on Earth and lead of HWPO, Mat Fraser. The hype is real as we await performances from a handful of major athletes in a way that also continues to expand the global presence of CrossFit. 

Remind me: For a full list of athletes competing this weekend and the workouts that have been announced,, check out our preview article here. 

“I’m excited, now that I’ve seen the venue, for just the excitement. The three stages that I’ve seen so far — I think they’re going to be electric. The seating is so steep, it’s going to feel like the crowd is on top of the athletes and I think that makes for an incredible competition,” Fraser said.

Having the ground close and engaged to the fans elevates the energy in the venue, and makes fans feel closer to the experience. 

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