In a sport where athletes lift hundreds of pounds, and traverse football fields on their hands, six inches is a seemingly insignificant distance. Tonight however, the final six inches of a legless rope climb may have dashed CrossFit Mayhem Freedom’s chances of leaving Wodapalooza with a coveted invite to the CrossFit Games. The stage was […]
Coach Chris Hinshaw joined the Morning Chalk Up update studio to discuss Event 1 at Wodapalooza, the 5K beach run. “Tia, on paper, is really remarkable, but if we look at Tia and her performances in Open workouts, she’s subpar. These workouts are kinda Open-style workouts. I was a little surprised with her performance this morning.” […]
Some background. Steph Hammerman, who is competing this weekend in the Adaptive division, became Nike’s first sponsored adaptive athlete in November of 2017, just before last year’s Wodapalooza. But it was actually kind of on accident. It all started with shoes. Steph, who lives with Cerebral Palsy, drags her feet when she walks and was […]
Welcome back to “On the Minute” with Morning Chalk Up’s Editor-in-chief Justin LoFranco and Armen Hammer. This week we’re discussing the new Sanctional announcements and previewing The Wodapalooza Fitness-Festival, which is set to kick off in just 36 hours. See you in Miami.
Athletes hoping for their shot at the 2020 CrossFit Games in Madison, Wiscinson will have three more opportunities to do so. Assuming all sanctioned events for the 2019 Games will exist for the 2020 Games, these newly announced events will allow individual and team athletes 21 chances to qualify. “As the CrossFit Games season expands […]