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CrossFit Invitational Workouts Announced

Published on Fri, 2012-10-12 15:08
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The two teams got together to negotiate workouts for the first ever CrossFit Invitational, presented by Reebok.

Workouts for the first-ever CrossFit Invitational, presented by Reebok have been announced. Both teams collaborated together with Dave Castro and Tony Budding to decide the workouts and how each piece would work.

The event kicks off at 8 p.m. GMT (12 p.m. PT) on October 13 in London at the ExCel Arena.

Team U.S.A.: Rich Froning, Matt Chan, Jason Khalipa, Julie Foucher, Becca Voigt and Kristan Clever.

Team Europe: Mikko Aronpaa, Tuomas Vainio, Numi Snear Katrinarson, Annie Thorisdottir, Samantha Briggs and Katrin Davidsdottir.

The competition involves four stages with several events within each stage. The winner of each event will win points. Twenty-six points is the max number of points available. The team with the most points wins.

And now for the workouts.

Stage 1

Event 1 - Thorisdottir and Vainio vs. Voigt and Khalipa
For Time:
Women complete
95 pound Thruster, 12 reps
12 Box jumps, 24" box
115 pound Thruster, 9 reps
9 Box jumps, 24" box
135 pound Thruster, 6 reps
6 Box jumps, 24" box
Then, men complete
135 pound Thruster, 12 reps
12 Box jumps, 30" box
155 pound Thruster, 9 reps
9 Box jumps, 30" box
185 pound Thruster, 6 reps
6 Box jumps, 30" box

The winning team earns 2 points.

Event 2 - Briggs and Katrinarson vs. Foucher and Froning
Team "Amanda"
9-9-7-7-5-5 reps for time of:
Muscle-ups
Squat snatch (135/95 pounds)

Partners will alternate between each set of exercises, starting with the women. I.e. the woman performs 9 muscle-ups, then the man performs 9 muscle-ups, then the woman performs 9 squat snatch, etc.

The wining team earns 2 points.

Event 3 - Davidsdottir and Aronpaa vs. Clever and Chan
For time:
Women complete
145 pound Push press, 18 reps
18 Burpee box jump overs, 20" box
Then, men complete
205 pound Push press, 18 reps
18 Burpee box jump overs, 24" box

The winning team earns 2 points.

Stage 2

Event 1 - Davidsdottir vs. Clever
3 minutes to find a 1 rep max of:
Snatch

The athlete who lifts the most weight earns 2 points for the team.

Event 2 - Thorisdottir vs. Voigt
3 minutes to find a 1 rep max of:
Clean and jerk

The athlete who lifts the most weight earns 2 points for the team.

Event 3 - All 3 women
For time:
75 Handstand push-ups
50 Bar Muscle-ups
155 pound Front squat, 50 reps
53 pound Kettlebell swings, 75 reps

Once the event starts, the kettlebell may not touch the floor. The winning team earns 3 points.

Stage 3

Event 1Vainio vs. Froning
3 minutes to find a 1 rep max of:
Snatch

The athlete who lifts the most weight earns 2 points for the team.

Event 2 - Aronpaa vs. Chan
3 minutes to find a 1 rep max of:
Clean and jerk

The athlete who lifts the most weight earns 2 points for the team.

Event 3 - All 3 men
For time:
One at a time each man completes
185 pound Front squat, 15 reps
60 meter Shuttle sprint
Then, one at a time each man completes
185 pound Hang power clean, 12 reps
52 meter Sprint
Then, one at a time each man completes
185 pound Push press, 9 reps
46 meter Shuttle sprint

Once the event starts, the barbell may not touch the ground until the third man completes the final sprint. The winning team earns 3 points.

Stage 4

Finale - Entire team competes
For time:
120 Pull-ups, performed 20 each as a relay
20 Synchronized Overhead squats with 95-115-135-145-165-185 pound barbells
240 Double-unders, performed 40 each as a relay
20 Synchronized Deadlifts with 185-205-225-275-315-355 pound barbells
120 Box jumps, performed each as a relay

The winning team earns 6 points.

 

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