Mat Fraser’s absence gives us jeopardy, and may allow others to raise their game to his level. Photos: CrossFit Games Mat Fraser’s absence gives us jeopardy, and may allow others to raise their game to his level. Photos: CrossFit Games
Mat Fraser’s absence gives us jeopardy, and may allow others to raise their game to his level. Photos: CrossFit Games
Mark Agnew
Opinion

Opinion

View From The Edge by Mark Agnew

CrossFit Games 2021: Mat Fraser’s retirement robs us of excellence but gives us jeopardy instead

  • Five-time CrossFit champion Mat Fraser’s retirement throws the field wide open, which will lead to a compelling spectacle even without his excellence
  • Sport is gripping for one of two reasons – either watching the best or watching a close contest – we had one, now we have the other and soon we could have both

Mat Fraser’s absence gives us jeopardy, and may allow others to raise their game to his level. Photos: CrossFit Games Mat Fraser’s absence gives us jeopardy, and may allow others to raise their game to his level. Photos: CrossFit Games
Mat Fraser’s absence gives us jeopardy, and may allow others to raise their game to his level. 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.