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CrossFit Games Registration

Posted by tammy.smith on February 9, 2017

The Open begins February 23rd!

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Join thousands of athletes across the CrossFit community in a series of 5 workouts over the course of 5 weeks.

Do it for fun, to set new personal goals, our affiliate family, and your overall fitness! With options for a variety of age levels and fitness levels (workouts have to ability to be scaled), the Open is for everyone.

REGISTER

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FallOut CrossFit will be hosting the Open WOD every Friday through the duration of the 5 weeks. When registering, please be sure to select our affiliate so your scores can be validated.

FINDING THE FITTEST ON EARTH

The CrossFit Games are the world’s premier test to find the Fittest on Earth™. They are world-renowned as a grueling test for the toughest athletes on Earth as well as a thrilling experience for spectators. Since its inception in 2007, the CrossFit Games have become “one of the fastest growing sports in America,” according to Forbes

There is no other true test of fitness.

The Games were created to fill a void—no other true test of fitness existed. From Ironman triathlons to the NFL, all other athletic events neglected to accurately test fitness. Even decathlons, while testing a relatively wide range of abilities, missed vital components of physical fitness.

The CrossFit Games events are made up of a broad range of functional movements. Functional movements move large loads, long distances, quickly. These movements also form the basis of our exercise program. Make no mistake—the CrossFit Games are designed to test, not train, fitness. The goal is to find the fittest athletes, not to produce an easily replicable workout program.

The Games are a three-stage journey.

The Games season is broken up into three stages. The first stage is the Open. This five-week, five-workout competition is held in the winter in CrossFit affiliates and garage gyms around the world. Workouts are released online each Thursday, and athletes have until the following Monday to submit their scores. Anyone who’s at least 14 years old can sign up, and join in the first stage of the CrossFit Games season.

The top athletes from each of the 17 regions qualify for the second stage of the competition—regionals. The regionals are live, three-day competitions that are held in May. The top athletes from two or three regions combine, and compete for the five qualifying spots for the CrossFit Games .

The season culminates in the 2017 Reebok CrossFit Games. At this point in the season, the field has been whittled down from hundreds of thousands of athletes in the Open to the world’s fittest 40 men, 40 women, 40 teams, 80 teenagers, and 220 masters. The CrossFit Games rank the world’s fittest, and determine who is the Fittest on Earth. 

A key element to a fair test of fitness is the unknown and unknowable. Athletes cannot train for what they do not know. At each CrossFit Games, the athletes engage in a series of challenges unknown to them until right before the competition. The combination of highly trained athletes and unknown events makes for an explosive mix. 

Courtesy: Games.crossfit.com

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