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Nicholas Wheeler 07-23-2015 12:57 PM

Re: 2015 CrossFit Open, Regionals, and Games Thread
 
I've not heard the announcers mention it like they have in the past, are the athletes making money for individual events? I remember last year was something like $3,000 for first place in an event.

Steven Ngo 07-23-2015 12:59 PM

Re: 2015 CrossFit Open, Regionals, and Games Thread
 
[QUOTE=Jayme Gruber;1255118]Athletes will be wearing vests for Murph

Here's some Instagram pics, all WFS:

[url]https://instagram.com/p/5fRlnvMW1T/?taken-by=crossfitphotojournal[/url]
[url]https://instagram.com/p/5fUalrmkex/?taken-by=nohlsen[/url]
[url]https://instagram.com/p/5fSwueBoZo/?taken-by=crossfitgames[/url]
[url]https://instagram.com/p/5fYYWtmmOk/?taken-by=nealmaddox[/url][/QUOTE]

^^ nice! :thumbs_up

looks like they updated the events page accordingly (20lb for men, 14lb for women)

And from Emily Abbott's instagram post above:

[QUOTE]abbott.the.redProbably the coolest piece of equipment from @crossfitgames from @511tactical - feeling pretty bad *** right now! [B]@nohlsen get out of the damn picture![/B][/QUOTE]

:D

Steven Ngo 07-23-2015 01:15 PM

Re: 2015 CrossFit Open, Regionals, and Games Thread
 
[QUOTE=Nicholas Wheeler;1255119]I've not heard the announcers mention it like they have in the past, are the athletes making money for individual events? I remember last year was something like $3,000 for first place in an event.[/QUOTE]

Article on prize purse:

[url]http://games.crossfit.com/article/crossfit-games-prize-purse-grows-2015[/url]

Also at the end of the rule book (see last page):

[url]http://media.crossfit.com/games/pdf/2015crossfitgames_rulebook_150106.pdf[/url]

(both links wfs)

*edit*

you know, i just noticed they didn't list any for teens. those kids just doing it for fun?

Matthew Williams 07-23-2015 01:23 PM

Re: 2015 CrossFit Open, Regionals, and Games Thread
 
[QUOTE=Steven Ngo;1255122]Masters/Teens final:

Amanda

9-7-5

muscle-ups
squat snatches[/QUOTE]

Is that official Steven, or just speculation?

We're going mad over here as Scott Jenkins has made the final :D

Steven Ngo 07-23-2015 01:31 PM

Re: 2015 CrossFit Open, Regionals, and Games Thread
 
Masters/Teens final:

Amanda

9-7-5

muscle-ups
squat snatches

Matthew Williams 07-23-2015 01:37 PM

Re: 2015 CrossFit Open, Regionals, and Games Thread
 
[QUOTE=Steven Ngo;1255124]Official

wfs - [url]http://games.crossfit.com/workouts/games#masters-amanda[/url][/QUOTE]

Thank you!

I wonder how the points will work now. I can't remember how they've done it in previous finals

Steven Ngo 07-23-2015 01:39 PM

Re: 2015 CrossFit Open, Regionals, and Games Thread
 
[QUOTE=Matthew Williams;1255123]Is that official Steven, or just speculation?

We're going mad over here as Scott Jenkins has made the final :D[/QUOTE]

Official

wfs - [url]http://games.crossfit.com/workouts/games#masters-amanda[/url]

Steven Ngo 07-23-2015 02:15 PM

Re: 2015 CrossFit Open, Regionals, and Games Thread
 
Just to compare how far crossfit competitors have come...

check out the scores for the five 16/17 y.o. teen boys that just completed:
[url]http://games.crossfit.com/scores/leaderboard.php?stage=0&sort=0&division=108&region=0&regional=2&numberperpage=60&page=0&competition=2&frontpage=0&expanded=1&full=1&year=15&showtoggles=0&hidedropdowns=1&showathleteac=1&athletename=&fittest=1&fitSelect=undefined&scaled=0[/url]

vs. 2010 Amanda (they are same reps / weights) --
[url]http://scores2010.crossfit.com/scoring/r/2010/men/muscle-upsquat-snatch,547/index.html[/url]

(both wfs)

Steven Ngo 07-23-2015 02:37 PM

Re: 2015 CrossFit Open, Regionals, and Games Thread
 
sydney sullivan struggling with muscleups :eek:

Ludovic Deguy 07-23-2015 04:36 PM

Re: 2015 CrossFit Open, Regionals, and Games Thread
 
[QUOTE=Steven Ngo;1255132]Just to compare how far crossfit competitors have come...

check out the scores for the five 16/17 y.o. teen boys that just completed:
[url]http://games.crossfit.com/scores/leaderboard.php?stage=0&sort=0&division=108&region=0&regional=2&numberperpage=60&page=0&competition=2&frontpage=0&expanded=1&full=1&year=15&showtoggles=0&hidedropdowns=1&showathleteac=1&athletename=&fittest=1&fitSelect=undefined&scaled=0[/url]

vs. 2010 Amanda (they are same reps / weights) --
[url]http://scores2010.crossfit.com/scoring/r/2010/men/muscle-upsquat-snatch,547/index.html[/url]

(both wfs)[/QUOTE]

I am also very impressed by those teens but there is a big bias here :
In 2010 Crossfit was geared toward strength and conditioning, with no emphasis on the olympic lifts. At the time the guys had already a big engine and a good level of strength but most of them were not very skilled for olympic lifts.

Remember the 2009 games ? 16 guys were able to clear quite easily the deadlift ladder (with a max weigth at 495 pounds), but only one of them was able to snatch over 225 pounds.

Now Crossfit includes a lot of emphasis on the olympic lifts, most crossfit games athletes could compete at a national level in olympic weightlifting.

Those days the teens practicing crossfit are also practicing a lot olympic weightlifting movements and are probably much more comfortable with squat snatches than most of the 2010 crossfit games athletes, it doesn't mean they are better than the Crossfit games athletes were in 2010.


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