April 5, 2019
Flinchum and Fraser Top 19.5
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Flinchum and Fraser close out the Open with a win.
Flinchum and Fraser close out the Open with a win.

Open Workout 19.5 called for 105 thrusters and 105 chest-to-bar pull-ups, divided into a descending ladder. The time cap was 20 minutes. McKenzie Flinchum and Mathew Fraser didn’t need half of that.

Flinchum, a member of the 2018 Demo Team that finished sixth at the 2018 Atlantic Regional, posted a time of 7:14. Her attempt secured first overall and US$2,019 for 19.5. She currently sits in 17th overall in the Open, an improvement over her 24th-place finish last year and 343rd the year prior.

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Fraser, the three-time Fittest Man on Earth, completed 19.5 in 6:53 to lock up his second workout win of the Open and $2,019. Watch his attempt below.


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Overall score tallying and video verification for top finishers and National Champions are currently in progress. Declaration and invites for qualifiers will begin May 1. Stay tuned for more information.