August 17, 2021
The Athlete Experience, in Their Own Words — Day 2
By Kelley Laxton
After the conclusion of the 2021 NOBULL CrossFit Games, athletes had time to sit down and reflect on their performances in each event. Some took to Instagram to share their thoughts. 
After the conclusion of the 2021 NOBULL CrossFit Games, athletes had time to sit down and reflect on their performances in each event. Some took to Instagram to share their thoughts. 

After the conclusion of the 2021 NOBULL CrossFit Games, athletes had time to sit down and reflect on their performances in each event. Some took to Instagram to share their thoughts. 

This is what they had to say about the Day 2 tests.


Event 5

4 rounds for time:
4 rope climbs
500/400 ski erg
Sandbag carry

Henrick Haapalainen

Tim Paulson

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Tim Paulson (@trexpaulson)

Thuridur Helgadottir

Events 6 and 7

5 rounds for time of:
250-m run 
1 clean

Women: 165 | 175 | 185 | 195 | 205 lb.  
Men: 245 | 265 | 285 | 305 | 315 lb. 

Time cap: 7 min.

5 rounds for time of:
200-m run out of the Coliseum
1 clean 

Women: 210 | 215 | 220 | 225 | 230 lb.
Men: 325 | 335 | 340 | 345 | 350 lb.

Time cap: 8 min.

Mekenzie Riley 

Emilia Leppänen 

Zack Watts 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by ZACH WATTS (@zwatts42)

Lazar Đukić

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Lazar Đukić (@lazadjukic)

Event 8

For time: 
Navigate the handstand walking course

Time cap: 5 min.

Patrick Vellner

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Patrick Vellner (@pvellner)

Event 9

21-15-9:
Echo bike (cal.)
Snatch, 75 | 105 lb. (short bars)

Time cap: 8 min.

Patrick Vellner

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

A post shared by Patrick Vellner (@pvellner)

Tune in tomorrow for a collection of thoughts from Day 3 events.

 

Cover photo by Charlotte Foerschler

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