CrossFit will be 20 in 2020. So how did the first two decades go? Photo: Dubai CrossFit Championship CrossFit will be 20 in 2020. So how did the first two decades go? Photo: Dubai CrossFit Championship
CrossFit will be 20 in 2020. So how did the first two decades go? Photo: Dubai CrossFit Championship
Patrick Blennerhassett
Opinion

Opinion

Patrick Blennerhassett

Two decades of CrossFit: Rich Froning, Mat Fraser, Tia Clair-Toomey and an infamous New York Times article

  • An early article from the American newspaper highlighted the negative press but the sport has built huge social media followings
  • The branded fitness regime has grown worldwide but still remains largely unknown within the athletics world

CrossFit will be 20 in 2020. So how did the first two decades go? Photo: Dubai CrossFit Championship CrossFit will be 20 in 2020. So how did the first two decades go? Photo: Dubai CrossFit Championship
CrossFit will be 20 in 2020. So how did the first two decades go? Photo: Dubai CrossFit Championship
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Patrick Blennerhassett

Patrick Blennerhassett

Patrick Blennerhassett is an award-winning Canadian journalist and four-time published author. He is a Jack Webster Fellowship winner and a British Columbia bestselling novelist. He has covered sport for the Post since 2018.