The Community Heat Returns for the 24.3 Live Announcement

March 13, 2024

CrossFit community members will kick off the final live announcement of the 2024 Open season and set the scores to beat with a head-to-head matchup in Open Workout 24.3.

Watch Britt Harbaugh, Rachael Skinner, Troy Peterson, and Ricky Shaw throw down BEFORE Games athletes Arielle Loewen, Sydney Wells, Jay Crouch, and Roman Khrennikov.

Meet the community athletes:

Britt Harbaugh
Harbaugh started CrossFit roughly six years ago and is participating in her sixth CrossFit Open. Harbaugh is a minor-neuromuscular athlete, the wife of CrossFit PRVN's General Manager Mitch, whom she met through CrossFit, and has faced her share of adversity, having battled breast cancer. “CrossFit shows me daily that with hard work, patience, and a strong mindset you can accomplish your goals!”

Rachael Skinner
Skinner is a former gymnast, a current CrossFit Level 1 Trainer and a nutrition coach, an individual and team Quarterfinalist, a RISE athlete, and is participating in her sixth CrossFit Open. Growing up, Skinner battled with body dysmorphia and binge eating, and is an advocate for others dealing with similar circumstances.

Troy Peterson
Peterson is a father, husband, the founder of ValorFit, a veteran, a Purple Heart recipient, and a former addict who “was given a second chance.” Peterson is an ally and advocate for those suffering from addiction, depression, and anxiety, helping them get their second chance at life through community and CrossFit.

Ricky Shaw
Shaw is a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer at PSKC CrossFit and Chief Production Officer for Doc Spartan. A former drug addict, Shaw works closely with PSKC founder Dale King to fight the opioid crisis and help those in recovery find purpose and thrive in their communities with CrossFit. Shaw is participating in his fourth CrossFit Open.

Tune in details:
March 14, 2024
11:30 a.m. PT — Live show begins
12 p.m. PT — Open Workout 24.3 announced
Watch live on CrossFit Games website and/or YouTube channel

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