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Open Registration Continues To Grow, Needs Big Boost To Surpass 2020
The 2021 CrossFit Games season is finally here!
The collective CrossFit community is just hours away from the announcement of Open workout 21.1 where Kari Pearce and Kristi Eramo-O’Connell will go head-to-head in the official kickoff to the season.
The Open is hailed as the inclusive community event where everyone can be an athlete, which puts an emphasis on the total number of registered athletes as a benchmark for the community’s interest and support of the sport.
Before Dave Castro even says the first movement of the 2021 CrossFit Open, we all know it’s going to hurt. As the season gets underway, don’t find yourself without an ice-cold FITAID!
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MUST WATCH: Watch brand G-SHOCK is presenting a five-part docu-series focusing on the UK’s Fittest Man, Zack George. The series will follow George through the Open and beyond as he works to earn a spot in the Games. The first episode drops today.
Mayhem Missions Fights Human Trafficking, April Fundraiser Competition Now Live
Mayhem Mission, the charitable arm of CrossFit Mayhem, is hosting an online fitness competition called “Mayhem for Freedom” on April 17 to combat human trafficking. Registration for the competition is currently open on Throwdowns.com.
The details:Mayhem Mission is partnering with Rescue:Freedom to bring awareness and to combat human trafficking around the world, currently there are over 40 million people enslaved and/or victims of trafficking.
Part of the partnership is the online competition, with the net proceeds benefiting the fight against human trafficking.
The organizations have also partnered up with Elevation Church, who has committed to match up to $100,000 of funds raised.
The competition is made for all fitness skill levels and will be designed to be done either at your local gym or at home.
The event will include both a bodyweight workout which requires no equipment, as well as a higher-level option with equipment.
All registrants will receive a “Mayhem for Freedom” t-shirt from Reebok.
Running With Muscle: Marathoner Karly Wilson Credits CrossFit for Keeping her Injury-Free
Karly Wilson started running in high school as a way to deal with stress. “I had a lot of addicts in my family and running became my coping mechanism, my therapy, “ said Wilson, now 32, who completed her 101st marathon in February.
By 2010, Wilson was running 60 training miles a week and competing in marathons. Although good for her mental health, she found herself constantly injured. “I was hurt all the time. My achilles or my hip flexors. Every single time I would run I’d be out for eight days,” said Wilson, who, at 5-foot-2 weighed just 90 pounds.
Everything changed in 2013: Wilson met her now husband — Zachary Wilson — who owned CrossFit Undeniable in Westminster, CO. He thought she was logging too many miles each week, convinced her to cut them down and to add CrossFit into her training.
“I was skeptical, but he told me to trust the process,” she said. “I trusted him and after three months I had one of my best marathon times after cutting my (running) mileage down to 20 miles a week,” said Wilson, who also started learning from coaches like Brian MacKenzie and Chris Hinshaw.
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