Saturday, 21 February 2015

2015 CrossFit Open Announcements and Athletes

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2015 CrossFit Open Announcements and Athletes

With the 2015 CrossFit Open just around the corner, CrossFit HQ has just announced the dates and details for the 5 workouts across the duration.

The Workouts & Athletes

15.1 | February 26 | Froning vs. Fraser | Reebok CrossFit ONE | Canton, Massachusetts

15.2 | March 5 | Letendre vs. Bridgers | CrossFit Jääkarhu | Austin, Texas

15.3 | March 12 | Foucher vs. Brooks | CrossFit Chicago | Chicago, Illinois

15.4 | March 19 | Bridges vs. Panchik | CrossFit X-Factor | Portland, Oregon

15.5 | March 26 | Leblanc-Bazinet vs. Briggs vs. Thorisdottir | CrossFit Max Effort | Las Vegas, Nevada

 Photo Credit: CrossFit Games

So what’s the rundown?

 15.1 kicks off the first week of the CrossFit Open and you cannot get much bigger than Rich Froning and Mat Fraser. All the hype this year surrounds Fraser as a potential heir to “The Frone”. Can the second placed finisher in the 2014 CrossFit Games take it up to Froning, or will the four time champ hold strong?

The remainder of the five weeks is finished with an all mighty bang, with the last three winners of the CrossFit Games going head, to head to head. Sam Briggs, Camille Leblanc Bazinet and Annie Thorisdottir will battle out as a potential showdown for not only the winner of the overall CrossFit Open, but the subsequent champion of the hotly contested CrossFit Games.

Source: CrossFit Games

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