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CrossFit announces prize purse for the 2022 CrossFit games

CrossFit announce that the prize purse for the 2022 Games has been increased to a total of $2.2M. This will include prizes for all 40 individual athletes competing at the games this year.

Competition: CrossFit Games

Source Created On March 31, 2022 5:40AM PDT


Anikha Greer out for the 2022 season after technical issues

Anikha Greer will miss the remainder of the 2022 CrossFit Games season after a technical issue prevented her from successfully uploading her 5th workout to CrossFit HQ

Athlete: Anikha Greer
Competition: Quarterfinals

Source Created On March 30, 2022 5:00PM PDT


Emma Cary withdrawals from Quarterfinals due to injury

Emma Cary has withdrawn from Quarterfinals due to a back injury. Cary originally suffered the injury during the max lift at the Dubai CrossFit Championship last December. Sadly, the 18 year old will now miss the 2022 season

Athlete: Emma Cary
Competition: Quarterfinals

Source Created On March 30, 2022 10:32AM PDT


Matt Poulin talks about his path to CrossFit and why the Open matters

2nd place finisher from the 2022 CrossFit open sat down and talked to the Clydesdale Fitness and Friends podcast about his path to CrossFit, and how he decided to join Brute Strength

Athlete: Matt Poulin

Source Created On March 29, 2022 8:31AM PDT


CrossFit shared the list of penalties assessed in the 2022 Quarterfinals

The long list of penalties that were handed out to athletes over the weekend has been posted by CrossFit. The majority of the penalties were related to either depth or extension of the pistol squats.

Athlete: Ricky Garard
Competition: Quarterfinals

Source Created On March 29, 2022 8:24AM PDT


Madrid Championship announces their 2022 prize purse

The Madrid Championship announced their prize purse for the 2022 season of 170,000 Euros. First prize in the elite individual divisions is 30,000 Euros. This is a significant jump from the 10,000 Euros Roman Khrennikov and Solveig Sigurdardottir won in 2021.

Athlete: Solveig Sigurdardottir

Source Created On March 27, 2022 7:17AM PDT


Laura Clifton going team in 2022?

Laura Clifton, a 2021 CrossFit Games rookie, has hinted on Instagram that team quarterfinals are her focus this year.

Athlete: Laura Clifton

Source Created On March 27, 2022 7:11AM PDT


Sara Sigmundsdottir gets the medical green light to compete

Sara Sigmundsdottir received medical clearance to compete at the Dubai CrossFit Championship, 10 months after tearing her ACL.

Athlete: Sara Sigmundsdottir

Source Created On December 15, 2021 1:49PM PST


Uldis Upenieks has withdrawn from the Dubai CrossFit Championships due to COVID

Upenieks reported on his Instagram that he tested positive for COVID prior to depart to Dubai and has had to sadly withdrawn from the competition.

Athlete: Uldis Upenieks
Competition: Dubai CrossFit Championship

Source Created On December 15, 2021 12:32PM PST


Karin Frey has withdrawn from the Dubai CrossFit Championships

Karin Frey has withdrawn from the Dubai CrossFit Championships. No word on the reason at this point, but it was reported by Morning Chalk Up

Athlete: Karin Freyova
Competition: Dubai CrossFit Championship

Source Created On December 15, 2021 12:30PM PST


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