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Opinion | CrossFit 20.5 preview and predictions: Vellner and Thorisdottir square off in Boston for final workout

Canadian Patrick Vellner will take on Iceland’s Annie Thorisdottir as the CrossFit Open winds down.

6 Nov 2019 - 3:38PM

Canadian Patrick Vellner will take on Iceland’s Annie Thorisdottir as the CrossFit Open winds down.

CrossFit 20.5 preview and predictions: Vellner and Thorisdottir square off in Boston for final workout
Opinion | CrossFit Open 20.2: workout and Khan Porter vs Matt McLeod live Australian showdown predictions

What can we expect from the second workout and will Khan Porter hold off newcomer Matt McLeod?

17 Oct 2019 - 8:41PM

What can we expect from the second workout and will Khan Porter hold off newcomer Matt McLeod?

CrossFit Open 20.2: workout and Khan Porter vs Matt McLeod live Australian showdown predictions
Opinion | 2020 CrossFit Open: what to expect from the new fall schedule which starts October 10

With workout 20.1 now just days away, the new season is upon us with another round of changes across the board

1 Oct 2019 - 3:10PM

With workout 20.1 now just days away, the new season is upon us with another round of changes across the board

2020 CrossFit Open: what to expect from the new fall schedule which starts October 10
Opinion | CrossFit Games 2019: four rookies who could steal the show in Madison, Wisconsin

At least one rookie has stood on the podium in the past five years – here’s two women and two men who can continue the streak

30 Jul 2019 - 2:43PM

At least one rookie has stood on the podium in the past five years – here’s two women and two men who can continue the streak

CrossFit Games 2019: four rookies who could steal the show in Madison, Wisconsin
What’s the deal with cuts and scoring for the 2019 CrossFit Games?

Rule changes for the Games are most definitely going to make for an exciting competition in Madison, Wisconsin

28 Jul 2019 - 10:31AM

Rule changes for the Games are most definitely going to make for an exciting competition in Madison, Wisconsin

What’s the deal with cuts and scoring for the 2019 CrossFit Games?
Are the CrossFit Games primed for an upset on the men’s podium? Could Americans Noah Ohlsen, Cole Sager or Scott Panchik win?

With a wildly new qualification process thrown into the mix, will this translate into mayhem on the leaderboard?

15 Jul 2019 - 4:40PM

With a wildly new qualification process thrown into the mix, will this translate into mayhem on the leaderboard?

Are the CrossFit Games primed for an upset on the men’s podium? Could Americans Noah Ohlsen, Cole Sager or Scott Panchik win?
Opinion | Lynne Knapman and William Powell: 59-year-old masters athletes prove age is just a number at the CrossFit Games

An Australian grandmother and an American personal trainer have shown competing at the Games is not just for the young, but the young at heart too.

8 Jul 2019 - 4:50PM

An Australian grandmother and an American personal trainer have shown competing at the Games is not just for the young, but the young at heart too.

Lynne Knapman and William Powell: 59-year-old masters athletes prove age is just a number at the CrossFit Games
Opinion | CrossFit Games: is this finally Sara Sigmundsdottir’s year? Icelandic star looks to bounce back from injury and cap impressive season

The 26-year-old, who has two podium finishes under her belt, finished 34th last year after having to withdraw due to an injury

2 Jul 2019 - 1:14PM

The 26-year-old, who has two podium finishes under her belt, finished 34th last year after having to withdraw due to an injury

CrossFit Games: is this finally Sara Sigmundsdottir’s year? Icelandic star looks to bounce back from injury and cap impressive season