"The ultimate goal is of course to be the champion. [But I] want the third day."
Neal Maddox came into the Northern California Regional trying to win a third ticket to the CrossFit Games and no one in the game seriously doubted his chances. The Regional competitions are the final proving ground before the big show, the CrossFit Games at the Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. At the NorCal Regional, Maddox traded the No. 1 spot back and forth with the eventual winner, his training partner Jason Khalipa.