Mat Fraser’s background in weightlifting helps him to his fifth straight CrossFit Games victory. Photos: CrossFit Games
Mat Fraser’s background in weightlifting helps him to his fifth straight CrossFit Games victory. Photos: CrossFit Games

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Who is Crossfit champion Mat Fraser? Prize money, diet and not talking to Rich Froning

  • Star athlete goes from Olympic weightlifting hopeful to ‘Fittest on Earth’ with dominant displays at the CrossFit Games
  • The American finished second twice before starting his reign as champion, eclipsing Rich Froning’s record of four wins

Mat Fraser’s background in weightlifting helps him to his fifth straight CrossFit Games victory. Photos: CrossFit Games
Mat Fraser’s background in weightlifting helps him to his fifth straight CrossFit Games victory. Photos: CrossFit Games
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