Given how 2020 has gone, it would not be too far-fetched to bet on a comet hitting earth, a twister taking off Donald Trump’s hair or a Jurassic Park-style outbreak of dinosaurs. It could be a safer bet than placing money against Mat Fraser and Tia-Clair Toomey winning another ‘Fittest on Earth’ title. It seems only divine intervention can stop Fraser or Toomey winning the CrossFit Games 2020. With three events on Sunday to make it official, Fraser has won his fifth straight CrossFit Games, and Toomey her fourth. Fraser holds a 435-point lead and Toomey a 355-point lead. With a day to spare, mathematically they have already won, barring some surprise events (which is always possible). They have won eight and seven out of nine events respectively. The only event Fraser has not won is the combine, where athletes are judged on the combined weight of their one-rep max squat, shoulder press and deadlift. He had the heaviest lift on two of the three movements. Toomey has been as dominant and is cruising over the finish line in some events, barely looking exerted. Even when Fraser seemed fallible, as Jeffery Adler overtook him on the final loop of the bike repeat, it turned out Fraser was actually unaware Adler was near him. Fraser then put on the afterburners. Rookie Justin Medeiros the man to beat Mat Fraser, just not yet Watching Fraser and Toomey is a sight to behold. It is incredible and breathtaking as they take the sport of fitness to new levels. But the only race is for second place and that is not very gripping. CrossFit is famously scalable. They heavily market the fact anyone can do it. You can adjust the weights, distances or times to match your ability so you can take part and get fitter. Your granny can take part. She can do a 2kg box-step on a three-inch box, while you do a 20kg box-step on a 12-inch box. What is the CrossFit Games 2020 prize money? Can Dave Castro, the CrossFit Games director and workout designer, scale the workouts so the other competitors have a chance? Handicap the pair, throw a bone to the eight other athletes and give something for the fans to get excited about. The bike repeat was 10 laps of 440m bike loops and legless rope climbs. Couldn’t the reigning champions have done 550m? By the end, none of the other women were even in camera shot as Toomey wheeled to yet another event win. Another consideration would be scaling the events so Toomey and Fraser can compete against each other. They train together every day, it would be awesome to see them go toe-to-toe. The women’s weights are already lighter to account for natural differences, so in a way they are scaled already. In the first event of the weekend – a 1,500m row followed by five rounds of 10 bar muscle-ups and seven shoulder-to-overheads – the women lifted 145lb (65kg) and the men lifted 233lb (106kg). Toomey finished almost 30 seconds ahead of the next woman. Her time was enough to even beat Fraser by 20 seconds. Get these two competing against each other. Admittedly, Toomey would not have stacked up well in some of the other events against the men, so the scaling would take some thought to make it competitive over a whole weekend. The pair have squared off in scaled events before. CrossFit has hosted one-off one-on-one events during the Open. During 19.5 Toomey finished behind her training partner but closer than a lot of the other athletes are finishing behind Fraser this weekend. If you need proof of the benefit of handicapping, cast your mind back to last year. Fraser was docked time , and therefore points, because he accidentally dropped a weight from his ruck sack and completed a weighted run unwittingly light on load. Can Noah Ohlsen beat Mat Fraser at the 2020 CrossFit Games? Suddenly, he was not in pole position. He was forced to claw back his lead. The leader’s shirt belonged to Noah Ohlsen until the second last event. Watching Fraser hunt down Ohlsen was as gripping as a David Attenborough documentary of a lion stalking its prey. In the imagination of the fan it ceases to be relevant that Ohlsen only had the lead because of a Fraser mistake. It created a storyline and in the build-up to this Games everyone was wondering if the man who made Fraser work for it last year could go one better this year ? How very exciting. Except, Fraser has not made a mistake and therefore is untouchable. In reality, these suggestions are tongue-in-cheek. The pair should not be handicapped for their greatness. It is hard to look away from their awe-inspiring performances but equally hard to get excited about a competition that is done and dusted with a day to spare.