At the athlete dinner at Petros Hellenic Restaurant in Manhattan Beach, California, Dave Castro released details about three events for the Individual Competition.
All 80 athletes, 40 men and 40 women, will compete in one heat.
For time, with a 20 / 14-lb. weight vest:
Then, 5 rounds of:
Then, 1-mile run
Each athlete will wear weighted body armor for the duration of the event.
Squat Clean Pyramid
10 squat cleans (245 / 165 lb.), by 2:00
8 squat cleans (265 / 180 lb.), by 4:00
6 squat cleans (285 / 195 lb.), by 6:00
4 squat cleans (305 / 205 lb.), by 8:00
2 squat cleans (325 / 215 lb.), by 11:00
Similar to Event 1 at this year’s Regionals, athletes will progress through 5 stations at increasing weights with decreasing reps. Athletes that do not complete all the reps at a given bar before the cutoff time will be given credit for the reps they completed at their last bar and then ranked based on the time at which they finished their last full segment.
Watch full live coverage of the announcement.