Mat Fraser is put on a pedestal by the other athletes. He deserves his acclaim but they need to forget about him to beat him. Photos: CrossFit Games Mat Fraser is put on a pedestal by the other athletes. He deserves his acclaim but they need to forget about him to beat him. Photos: CrossFit Games
Mat Fraser is put on a pedestal by the other athletes. He deserves his acclaim but they need to forget about him to beat him. Photos: CrossFit Games
Mark Agnew
Opinion

Opinion

View From The Edge by Mark Agnew

CrossFit Games 2020: Mat Fraser will continue to dominate ‘Fittest on Earth’ until athletes stop putting him on a pedestal

  • All the questions are about how to beat Mat Fraser when they should be about becoming the ‘Fittest on Earth’, irrespective of the five-time champion’s presence
  • Mat Fraser has become a myth as much as a man, which gives him the advantage before he even starts competing

Mat Fraser is put on a pedestal by the other athletes. He deserves his acclaim but they need to forget about him to beat him. Photos: CrossFit Games Mat Fraser is put on a pedestal by the other athletes. He deserves his acclaim but they need to forget about him to beat him. Photos: CrossFit Games
Mat Fraser is put on a pedestal by the other athletes. He deserves his acclaim but they need to forget about him to beat him. Photos: CrossFit Games
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Mark Agnew

Mark Agnew

Mark Agnew joined the Post in 2017 to capture the booming extreme sports scene in Hong Kong. He has been involved in outdoor and extreme sports his whole life. Since living in Hong Kong, his interest has expanded to endurance sports, including ultra-running and long distances ocean rowing.