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“It’s hard to beat a person who never gives up” – Babe Ruth.
Good luck at the Atlantic Regionals this weekend to our friend Lilly Bertz.
You can grab the event-by-event schedule here. Both the West and Atlantic Regionals are streamed live on Games.CrossFit.Com.
CrossFit HQ released the athlete seedings for Week 2, while looking back at Week 1: “Thus far, the seeds have performed similarly to last year. This past week, 23 out of the 44 of the top 5 seeds, or 55 percent, qualified for the Games, compared to 61 percent last year.” Having trouble waiting for Week 2, Event 1 to start? These 2:44 seconds of Week 1 highlights will get you pumped up. Alec Smith’s current mood.
The event records so far after Week 1.
Event 1 – Rasmus Anderson (CA) – 6:40
Event 2 – Tom Lengyel (Pacific) – 18:30
Event 3 – Travis Williams (South) – 4:08
Event 4 – Josh Bridges (CA) – 13:40
Event 5 – Adrian Conway (South) – 11:51
Event 6 – Rob Forte (Pacific) – 10:16
Event 7 – Khan Porter (Pacific) – 2:27
Event 1 – Kara Webb (Pacific) 5:29
Event 2 – Alethea Boon (Pacific) +10
Event 3 – Kara Webb (Pacific) – 5:01
Event 4 – Kara Webb (Pacific) – 14:05
Event 5 – Candice Wagner (South) – 12:54
Event 6 – Kara Webb (Pacific) – 10:53
Event 7 – Alethea Boon (Pacific) – 3:08
After suffering a massive heart attack, this 56 year old is getting in the best shape of his life. Thirty percent of 802 CrossFit’s members are Vermont police officers. This 7 year old really really wants a bar muscle-up. The City of San Francisco will start placing health warning labels on sugary drinks like Coca Cola. Pure Pharma is giving you a chance to win free tickets to the CrossFit Games. You thought that you overpack, take a look at Annie Thorisdottir. Now that’s some luggage. You can get a free 2 week trial to ROMWOD thanks to Jared Enderton. This high school junior did more than 7,000 pull ups in 24 hours to set the world record. Dusty Flores got a tattoo of the 2016 CrossFit Games logo after he qualified. The first brother-sister Games duo. Pat Sherwood called out a lot of people for being lazy 🙂 We’d enjoy captioning this Brooke Wells and Jared Stevens photo. First strip clubs and doughnuts, now Dave Castro is playing with a suppressed MP7.
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