CrossFit Games Opens 2011

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The 2001 Reebok CrossFit Games are slated to take place at the Home Depot Center on July 29th through 31st, drawing the best athletes from around the world to engage in an epic 3 day battle that aims to find the fittest man and woman on the planet.  Anyone and everyone who feels up to the challenge is welcome to compete for a coveted spot as CrossFit Games competitor.  To become that, however, athletes must first compete in and advance through the CrossFit Games Opens and Regions competitions.

The road to the games all starts at the local affiliate level this year with the CrossFit Games Opens competitions.

Weekly Workouts hosted at local affiliates and/or video taped and submitted to a judging panel will be held beginning March 15th.  Athletes must complete the workouts each week at a hosting affiliate  or via video submission to the judging panel in order to be considered for qualification in the Regionals competition.

CrossFit West Sacramento will be opting in to host all six weeks of Opens workouts beginning March 15th.

Opens workouts will run weekly for six consecutive weeks.  Only athletes who have completed all six weeks worth of Opens workouts will be considered for Regionals competition.  The top 60 competitors in the Opens competition will advance to their respective regional competitions.  California is split into  Nor-Cal and Southern California regions this year.  There are a total of 17 regions around the world — click here for a map of regions in North America.  Regionals competitions will take place on various weekends between May 27th and June 19th.

The competitive season for the sport of fitness is upon us.  Whether you consider yourself a competitor or not, if you are participating in a CrossFit program, your training has been heavily influenced by the various training approaches of CrossFit Games competitors over the course of the last four years.  All CFWS athletes are invited to compete in the Opens this year.  Please read the link at the very beginning of this blog for the most up to date details on the 2011 Reebok CrossFit Games.  There will be much more information to come.  Stay posted for ways to compete in this year’s Open competition.  Train hard and let the chips fall where they may!

See you all at the box!!

Coach RL

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