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Michael Ingley 10-23-2009 11:54 AM

world record page?
 
in my opinion, the main site should have a world record page for all the wods.

Sean Dunston 10-23-2009 12:07 PM

Re: world record page?
 
pretty tough to do that, don't you think?

Every time somebody posts an amazing time on a WOD, tons of people gripe that the ROM is ugly, and the time "shouldn't count."

So, unless the WOD in question is being videoed at a CF competition, with judges counting reps and penalizing for sloppy ROM, I don't think this idea is feasible.

Jamie J. Skibicki 10-23-2009 12:35 PM

Re: world record page?
 
they could video tape it and send it in.

Michael Ingley 10-25-2009 07:45 PM

Re: world record page?
 
yea I forgot to add that each record would only count if it had a video.

Casey Graham 10-25-2009 11:12 PM

Re: world record page?
 
i believe that would encourage specialization. The thing crossfit seams to most greatly avoid. I think people would train specifically to make it on the "world record" page and that would defeat the purpose of using crossfit as a training method. Don't get me wrong, i myself would love to know the times for the best of the best but i think specialists would ruin the point of it.

Also, I bet you wouldn't see any of the top crossfitters at the top of any of the records specifically because they do not specialize.


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